Contract Manager

  • Category: Project Management & Execution
  • Location: Rotterdam, NL

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 as we are expanding our Rotterdam office. 

In this exciting role, you will oversee commercial contract and claims management for complex high voltage cable systems on diverse projects within the Offshore & High Voltage Cable 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 reduce risk, secure NKT’s contractual position and to ensure and improve the long-term project profitability of NKT. Other aspects of this role will be:

  • 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 secure NKT’s contractual entitlements as well as defend NKT’s position should any contractual claims arise against NKT.
  • Support our Procurement team in subcontracting of relevant works; reflecting commitments and contractual mechanisms from our end-client contract.
  • Represent NKT in commercial and contractual negotiations with its customers and subcontractors. 
  • Additionally, provide support in Project Risk Management including active participation in risk reviews and project reviews. 

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. You need to have the flexibility to travel as work will involve visits to project sites, customers, NKT factories and subcontractors.

Additionally, your CV includes:

  • Master’s degree level within economical, legal, commercial or technical field or hold a comparable professional qualification .
  • You have experience in project execution, negotiations, and contract management for complex international projects, preferably in the construction industry. You can also have a background within financial controlling in a project company.
  • You will need to be skilled, capable and competent in drafting, reviewing, analysing, preparing and negotiating variations, contract amendments and subcontracts. 
  • Meritorious is if you have a demonstrable 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 internal as well as external.
  • You have a strong written and verbal communication skills and are fluent in English, additional languages is meriting

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. The position is located in  Netherlands; Rotterdam. 

Sounds interesting? Then we’d like to speak to you. Read more about our offer and listen to some voices of NKT Connectors here!

How to apply: The recruitment process 

Please apply with CV and personal letter via the link below at latest March 31th, recruitment takes place continuously. 

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Hiring Manager Mattias Gidlund, +46 730 80 06 20 or In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to HR Business Partner Siobhan Spoelman, Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

Be a Connector of the green tomorrow!

About NKT
At NKT, we are all Connectors. We connect to develop leading technologies that enable the world’s transition to renewable energy - and we stay connected to grow as people and professionals. As a company, 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. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 5.000 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 2.6 billion in 2023. 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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