Sr. Contract Manager

    • Category: Project Management & Execution
    • Location: Manchester, GB; Preston, GB; Redcar, GB; Runcorn, GB

    A great career opportunity within Contract Management

    Would you like to make a difference and work in a company who is a key partner in the green transformation of our society? Then join our ambitious Contract Management team. 

    In this challenging role, you will oversee commercial contract and claims management for complex high voltage cable systems on diverse projects within the Offshore & HVDC businesses. You will support our Project Teams with your expertise, business mindset, know-how and proven track record during the entire project life cycle (from inception and tender development through production and construction to the contract close-out) to secure NKT’s contractual position and to ensure and improve the long-term project profitability of NKT. 

    Within this role you will also be expected to:-

    • Ensure, with Project Management, the contractual and commercial management and execution of the contract.  
    • Provide guidance, coaching and training for the extended project team on commercial and contract related matters throughout the project lifecycle. 
    • Proactively securing NKT’s contractual entitlements as well as to defend NKT’s position should any contractual claims arise against NKT.
    • Represent NKT in commercial and contractual negotiations with its customers and subcontractors. 
    • Additionally, provide support in Project Risk Management including active participation in the risk review and project reviews. 
    • You will need to be skilled, capable and competent in drafting, reviewing, analysing, preparing and negotiating variations and contract amendments. 

    As a person with both a business and commercial mindset you will demonstrate an extensive business and commercial understanding, as well as having the ability to demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of compliance matters. There will be a requirement for travel both locally and internationally to visit project sites, customers, other NKT Entities and Factories as well as sub-contractors and a flexible approach towards travel would be advantageous.

    Additionally, your CV includes:

    •    Master’s degree level within legal, commercial or technical field or hold a comparable professional qualification 

    •    You will have a minimum  10 years of experience in project execution, negotiations, and contract management for complex international projects, preferably in the construction industry.

    •    You will have a three year demonstratable and successful track record in contract and claim management in complex and large projects

    •    You are a team player with strong communication and negotiation skills, with a strong ability to build networks both internally as well as externally

    •    You have strong written and verbal communication skills and are fluent is English, other languages may be advantageous but not a requirement.

    Are you the one we are looking for?

    NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work. This position is located in UK; Teesside (with an opportunity to work flexibly within the NKT policy; Sweden; Malmö; Netherlands; Rotterdam or Karlskrona. 

    Apply with your CV and personal letter via the link below, at latest 17 April 2023 

    If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact the recruiting manager: Mattius Gidlund, Director Contract Management +46 455-75364 or or the HR recruitment manager, Emma Wilson,

    About NKT
    NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.8 billion in 2021. NKT - We connect a greener world.

    What we offer:

    Remote work possibilities

    Flexible working hours

    Strong safety culture

    Exciting career development opportunities

    Global company & Scandinavian culture

    Hightech industry environment

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