Contracts Manager


Last Updated: 28th February 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
Tenure, Ireland

E-mail
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Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English, French

Summary

Accomplished and dynamic Senior Contracts Management and Commercial Management Professional offering more than 20+ years of experience within project management, quantity surveying, contracts management, commercial management across construction, engineering, mining and the power generating sectors. Result oriented leader and team member with accomplishments in several positions within contract and commercial management departments.

Education

Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors
Chartered Member

   Jul 2005
— Aug 2005

Limerick Institute of Technology
Quantity Surveying / Construction Economics

   Sep 1983
— Jun 1988

R.I.C.S. Quantity Surveying & Diploma in Construction Economics

Experience

Rio Tinto Oyu Tolgoi LLC Mongolia
Senior Contracts Advisor

   Aug 2017
— Dec 2017

CONTRACT MANAGEMENT OF MAJOR CONSTRUCTION AND SERVICE CONTRACTS, INCLUDING THE ASSESSMENT AND NEGOTIATION OF VARIOUS CONTRACTS PRIOR TO AWARD – CONTRACTS NEGOTIATED ON UNIT PRICE BASED STRUCTURE AND FIXED PRICE BASIS,
RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CIVIL CONSTRUCTION AND TUNNELLING CONTRACT FOR THE TWIN PARALLEL DECLINES AND CONVEYOR AND DRIVE TRANSFER STATION EXCAVATIONS. OVERALL CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 16.6 KM OF TUNNELS AND 35,000 M3 OF EXCAVATIONS. CONTRACT AWARDED ON A MIX OF LUMP SUM AND UNIT RATES.
CONTRACT VALUE USD $ 200,000,000.

Salini Impregilo S.p.A.
Contracts Manager

   Jun 2016
— Jun 2017

CONTRACTS MANAGER FOR THE ROGUN DAM HYDRO ELECTRIC PROJECT, TAJIKISTAN
Negotiation and submission of contractual claim notices, preparation of claim documents, review of subcontract proposals, negotiation and award of subcontracts, management of subcontract accounts, main contract administration, interim payment review, submission, cash flow, budgets, management reporting. EPC Contract based on FIDIC Silver Book, 1999 Edition.

Overall Initial Project for Dam and Cofferdam EPC Works in the sum of USD $ 1.95 Billion. Subsequent negotiation for additional and remaining work packages including electrical and mechanical equipment, T & G, River Bank Construction Works, Access Bridges and Roads in the sum of USD $ 2.00 Billion.

Nalcor Energy
Senior Contracts Administrator

   Jan 2016
— Sep 2016

Senior Contracts Administrator, Muskrat Falls Hydro Electric Project
Overall responsibility for the Contract Management of the Powerhouse & Spillway Hydro-Mechanical Works –Design, Supply, Fabrication and Installation, including Testing and Commissioning of all Hydro-Mechanical equipment and auxiliaries related to the powerhouse and spillway. Total contract value CAD $ 205,000,000, including management, administration, negotiation and settlement of acceleration and contractual claims presented by Contractor;
Overall responsibility for the Contract Management of the Supply and Installation of Turbines and Generators – Engineering, Design, Supply, Assembly, Installation and Distribution of Powerhouse Turbines and Generators (4 No.), including associated systems each with a generating capacity of 229MW. Contract Value CAD $ 185,000,000 including dealing with ongoing Extension of Time and Delay Claim.
Key Accomplishments:
• Overall CAD $ 11.4 Billion Lower Churchill Falls Project, Labrador, Newfoundland.

Dynatec Madagascar
Contracts Department Manager

   Oct 2010
— Dec 2014

Overall responsibility for all Contracts from preparation of RFP through to Contract Close Out; including contracts for construction, operation & maintenance, services, bulk supply agreements, commodities and shipping arrangements. Contracts generally ranged in value from USD $ 100,000 to USD $ 500,000,000
Managed a Contracts Department Team of 14 Contract Administrators including Expats, TCN’s and Trained Nationals.
Interrelated with all Project Departments to identify and achieve annual targeted cost savings approaching 15% on existing and new contracts. Close out of existing contracts, re-negotiation of existing contracts and management and resolution of contractual claims.

Key Accomplishments:
• Accountable for the entire management of the contracts department, contract evaluation, risk assessment, administration, contract dispute management and resolution, finalization of contracts, preparation and agreement of contract terms and conditions, cost management, budget control, cash flow forecasting and training.
• Direction and management of contracting plans and strategies including regular reviews to identify and implement cost and budget saving opportunities.
• Association with Plant & Area Managers to plan contract formats and structures from RFP to contract close out.
• Administration of contractor accounts from award of contract to final account agreement including resolution of claims and settlement of disputes.

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