Contract Manager - Brazil

São Paulo, São Paulo
15 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have experience in contract management in energy or constructions companies? Join Vestas as Contract Manager and be part of a multinational and interact with many levels in the organization.
The Contract Management team is in charge of managing the construction contracts of civil, electrical and mechanical works associated with the construction and commissioning of specified Wind Farm Projects within the constraints of time, cost and quality and safety against contractual obligations.

  • Oversee quantity calculations, technical documentation, as well as quotation evaluations for subcontractor's tenders when affecting to Contractual Conditions for both client and subcontractors.
  • Carry out construction follow up in relation to(on specific Projects as Project Manager)
  • Follow up on subcontracting and purchasing processes
  • Assure to comply with safety and quality standards on site at all times
  • Analyse the Contract having particular regard for the contract procedures requiring formal notices, time limitations and other parameters to ensure that there is a complete understanding of the obligations and rights therein.
  • Ensure, as the Contract governs the conditions under which the deliverables are achieved, the Project Team is fully aware of the constraints, conditions and contractual environment prevalent. He should be in charge to prepare a Contract Manual to simplify and focus on the procedures to be observed.
  • Prepare submissions for Extensions of Time shall be prepared, agreed with the Project Director and submitted and subsequently negotiated.
  • Prepare Loss and Expense or Additional costs reports to which the Contractor may be entitled to from obstructions, disruptions, delays and other contractually allowable relevant events shall be submitted and negotiated.
  • Ensure appropriate risk mitigation and anticipation.
  • Fully analyse and follow up Liquidated Damages within the legality of the Contract.
  • Shall be able to prepare and/or coordinate with the legal department the determinations on interpretations under the Contract; preliminary action on dispute management, procedural compliance for potential contractual and legal consequences and potential terminations.
  • Engineer or degree in law
  • Master's Level (Business)
  • International experience
  • Extensive experience leading projects
  • PMI/PMP/IPMA/Prince-2 Certification
  • 5~8 years experience in CM
  • English skills
What we offer
We offer an exciting job in a dynamic, international environment. You'll be working in a fast growing team which is at the forefront of growth within the wind energy sector. As well as offering a competitive salary and benefits package, we put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to go the extra mile to achieve results.

Additional information
Vestas is a company that offers equal opportunities and seeks employees who want to work in a multicultural environment and are teamwork oriented.

By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.

Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.

Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.