Commercial Manager / Senior Contracts Engineer. 25 years experience in oil & gas, pipelines, LNG, GTL, process, power, water, utilities and petrochem industries, 10 years overseas.
Qatar Shell GTL Senior Contracts Engineer for Qatar Shell Gas to Liquids Pearl Project. Contract management of the PMC contract, value approximately US$1.5 Billion (total Project value $20 Billion) fully reimbursable with incentive mechanisms. Responsible for all contract administration including correspondence, CWN / CWP review / insurance & warranty issues, claim analysis work, audit steer of PMC project costs through annual QP audit.
Shell Global Solutions Senior Contracts Engineer, LNG re-gasification terminal projects for Shell Global Solutions in The Hague, Netherlands Providing strategic contractual and commercial support to the LNG terminals group (primarily Altamira, Mexico + support to Baja, California). Contractual strategy, compilation of invitation to bid documentation (in liaison with project counsel), management of evaluation of bidders work packages, qualification processes, compliance with systems and procedures, reporting and recommendation to Contract Boards, scheduling and cost control / budget planning input
McConnell Dowell (UK) Ltd. Commercial Manager, responsible for the establishment of commercial and contractual procedures for UK pipeline and terminal operations
A.B. Rhead & Associates Associate Director, engaged by a variety of clients in various energy and construction sector disciplines to provide commercial and contractual administration services
LLM Commercial Law (Northumbria University, 2005) B Sc Quantity Surveying (Liverpool University, 1992)
Strong contract advisory, implementation and management skills with the ability to operate at all phases from pre-contract enquiry to beyond final account on multi types of contracts. Adaptable to the requirements of changing business needs and strategies. In depth familiarity with wide variety of discipline concepts, practices and procedures.
Good ‘man management’ capabilities with experience of motivating and leading teams of staff to achieve timely and cost effective contract and procurement solutions and strategies. Familiar and comfortable working in diversely cultural teams. Good communication skills. Positive, committed approach at all times with a determination to provide service levels of the highest quality
Familiar with all types of contract models (PMC, EPCM, lump sum, reimbursable, incentives, alliances etc). Sound understanding of related areas, including legal, audit, insurance, cost (VOWD / forecast), planning, HSE, QA etc. Receptive to new ways of working, able to contribute initiatives, energetic, approachable and open-minded