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Subcontract Specialist – German & English

By February 26, 2024 No Comments


Supply Chain

Netherlands: The Hague
Depends on experience
English (Fluent)
German (Fluent)
Hiring type:
6 months contract with view to extension
Start date:
Job ref.:
Silviya Hristova
+31 (0)70 311 7822


Our international client is a world-leading organisation in the Oil and Gas industry, that specialises in the development, engineering, and operation of some of the largest global industrial gas projects. 

They are now looking for a Subcontract Specialist to join their talented team in The Hague to support ongoing projects based in Germany, including change, order management, and claims development/negotiation.

Job Profile for Subcontract Specialist

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Work with global product teams (Engineering, Technology, Commercial Product Management) to support business and functional organisation in achieving goals
  • Contract administration for ongoing projects, including change order management, claims, development and negotiation
  • Identify, develop and manage contractors
  • Understand safety, commercial, and capacity risks together with contract administration and supplier management for post-award contract delivery
  • Manage relationships with suppliers
  • Develop efficient bid tabulations for new and existing commercial awards, and lead sourcing reviews with cross-functional teams
  • Bring innovative solutions to maximise value proposition for products and bid opportunities
  • Utilise e-sourcing tools effectively to launch inquiries and receive contractor quotations/proposals
  • Monitor, communicate, and respond to changing market conditions and business drivers to maximise leverage and minimise risk
  • Participate effectively in continuous improvement activities

Candidate Profile for Subcontract Specialist

  • Must be fluent in German and English, both written and spoken. Fluency in an additional language is a plus
  • Bachelor of Quantity Surveying or Mechanical/Civil Engineering degree is advantageous
  • Project experience dealing with Contracts containing VOB/B (Vergabe- und Vertragsordnung für Bauleistungen – Teil B) and HOAI (Die Honorarordnung für Architekten und Ingenieure) is compulsory
  • Extensive experience working in an EPC/Oil and Gas company
  • Experience in Contract awards, Post-award Management and Contractual language
  • Knowledge of SAP and requisition payment processes
  • Flexibility to travel to site locations in Germany temporarily or permanently
  • Pre-award and post-award contracting skills, including drafting bid documents, awarding contracts, etc.
  • Post-award contract management, such as change management, managing back-charges, documentation and claim prevention, etc.
  • Knowledge of contract remeasurement with quantity surveying experience for cost/schedule delivery in Post-award contract management
  • Possess strong negotiation skills to challenge solid contract arguments and remeasure contracts, such as back-charges for building counterclaims, defence of contractor claims, etc.

What Our Client Offers

  • 26 vacation days
  • Travel cost reimbursement
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension plan
  • Chance to develop a career with one of the market’s leaders

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