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Contract Manager

Location: Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Job ID: R0038901
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Legal, Compliance & Audit
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

Due to continuous growth, we are looking for a Contract Manager for The Netherlands, to support our sales and project execution within the Business Unit Grid Integration.

With analytical, hands-on, and autonomous approach, you contribute to the successful performance of Contract Management. You are a reliable partner in the preparation of contracts, contract administration and project execution. Do you enjoy working in teams and to enhance performance through your competence? Are you looking for a position, where you can work with different interfaces as Sales, Supply Chain and Project execution? If so, we look forward to meeting you.

This is a hybrid role, working in both our Rotterdam Offices as your home-office.

Your responsibilities:

  • You will support the sales team, leads the reviews and comments on commercial, technical tender terms and conditions and any necessary task during the tendering stage (e.g. risk reviews, qualification documents).
  • You will ensure development of contract strategy based on our policies, customer requirements, and the overall execution strategy considering risk, pricing, scope, and schedule.
  • General advice and pro-active support project management, site management, supply department and other project team members in the execution of Customer Contracts, Consortium Agreements, Subcontracts/Supply contracts to secure contractual rights and entitlements.
  • You will support drafting of Subcontracts and Supply Contracts and ensures that they contain appropriate terms to protect our company interest including flow-down of main contract terms.
  • Performing the overall identification of opportunities for incoming and outgoing claims, developing claim strategies, preparing notifications/correspondence and related documentation (amendments, change orders, etc.).
  • You will be performing the preparation and conduction of risks and opportunities analysis/presentations, preparation of strategy papers, definition of overall project claim strategies.
  • You will be conducting contract and claims negotiations and settlements together with the project management Preparation of project related amendments, change orders and other contract related documents.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

  • Degree in law, or equivalent, and at least 5 years of experience with contract law.
  • Extensive experience in contract management with energy projects or similar industrial plants.
  • Proficiency in English and Dutch languages, French is a plus.

More about us:

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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