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London - Sutton, Paris (Suresnes)

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About us

At Subsea7, we take pride in being recognized globally as a leader across the Energy Industry, with over 80 nationalities across more than 30 countries. For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world.

Our success and sustainability are only made possible by continuing to develop our assets and technology through innovation and collaboration, and most importantly through the development and diversity of our people who every day ‘Make Incredible things Happen’ at Subsea7.

Your mission

The Global Projects Centre & Asia Pacific (GPC & AP) is Subsea 7's centre of excellence for the execution of its largest projects worldwide.

Within the Contract Specialist department, under the responsibility of the GPC & AP Commercial Performance Director, the Subcontracts Specialist will be seconded in the Supply Chain Department and will operationally report to the GPC & AP Supply Chain Director.

As a Subcontracts Specialist you will liaise with the GPC & AP Legal Director on a regular basis to validate deviations from Subsea7’s standard contracting principles and get necessary approvals.

Your main missions will be:

  • Draft and negotiate legal and contractual documents to support the supply chain strategies and partnerships with suppliers: NDA’s, Frame Agreements, MOU’s, Pre-bid Agreements, LOI’s, Purchase Orders, Subcontracts, …
  • Support contractual negotiations with Suppliers on tenders and projects
  • Understand commercial benefits and risks: Qualifying and making recommendations on subcontracts and purchase agreements to maximise commercial benefits and manage risk;
  • Change management: Applying change management principles and procedures for preventing and controlling changes by Suppliers;
  • Contract obligations: Meeting contract requirements for ensuring all subcontracts and purchase orders obligations are met
  • Stakeholder agreement: Engaging stakeholders to identify and resolve differences through negotiation to reach a mutually agreed solution;
  • Bidding, contracting and subcontracting: Uphold bidding and contracting principles, subcontracting principles and associated deviation processes;
  • Financial awareness: Developing and maintaining understanding of commercial issues affecting Subsea 7;
  • Subsea 7 and general industry awareness: Developing and maintaining organisational, competitive environment and key supplier awareness.
  • Preparation of subcontracts and purchase orders documents
  • Contracts and Documentation: Preparation of contracts including NDA’s, Main Contract Flowdowns, Frame Agreements etc
  • Project correspondence; preparation of formal correspondence to subcontractors/suppliers;
  • Familiarity with bidding and Contracting Principles, Subcontracting principles and deviation process.

Your profile

  • Degree in Law
  • Affiliation/member with nationally recognized professional body.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in subcontracts management in a similar environment is required.
  • Good command of English language, written and spoken.

Along with a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment, employees can further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy.

Subsea 7 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed in creating a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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