Contract Coordinator

Schneider Electric Jurubatuba, SP

About the Job

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

Main purpose:
The Solution Contract Manager's mission is to either supervise and coach Contract Managers and Administrators to or independently:
- support the Solution Business on projects during the entire project lifecycle;
- review, negotiate and deal with contractual, financial and tax related aspects in accordance with the rules of engagement defined with the subject matter experts;
- ensure compliance with Group policies and liaise with corporate functions as and when required;
- add value to the organization through monitoring and supporting the project execution, participate in project reviews, support on identifying and pursuing variation orders and claims;
- develop a culture of best practices.

What do you get to do in this position?

  • Perform a contract review (including terms and conditions) in accordance with the rules of engagement and in consultation with Legal, propose winning contractual set-up;
  • Identify, review and mitigate financial, legal, and commercial risks in consultation with the relevant subject matter experts;
  • Negotiate contracts (including terms and conditions) with customers or subcontractors along with opportunity leader taking direction from Legal if needed;
  • Ensure back to back terms with key suppliers where appropriate;
  • Review final contract against agreed and approved position;
  • Perform a contract handover to the execution team, ensuring their understanding of key contractual aspects.
  • Administer the project execution against contractual rights and obligations;
  • Ensure that contractual obligations are performed, properly documented and closely followed up;
  • Support project manager on risk and opportunity identification and management;
  • Identify, prepare, submit, and negotiate variation orders and claims with both customer and subcontractors in a timely and effective manner;
  • Draft contractual correspondence in consultation with Legal as required;
  • Participate in project reviews, propose and support mitigation actions as required;
  • Ensure local tax, bonding, insurance & customs issues are identified and addressed
  • Coach the team members on all contract management related matters;
  • Drive cultural change to improve identifying, controlling and mitigating key contract risks;
  • Implement and manage the CPP Change Order & Claim Approach to push for margin improvement;
  • Manage the upskilling initiative of the team;
  • Ensure compliance and consistency with roles and responsabilities of the team members;
  • Increase competency levels through coaching, training, and development plans in coordination with HR and the Solution University as required;
  • Deploy corporate tools, templates, processes, systems, and guidelines.

This job might be for you if:

  • Graduated and/or business school and/or engineer diploma: Master's degree or equivalent BAC+5, business administration, international trade and/or law
  • Diploma, certification or equivalent in contract management
  • Strong experience in contract management in a project environment or project/finance management
  • Fluent in Spanish and English

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