Contract Executive/Commercial Legal - Oil & Gas

Industry: Oil / Gas / Petroleum

Specialism: Legal / Secretarial Services - Legal / Secretarial Services

South West,Singapore SGD 3,500 - 4,200

About Company

Our Client is Listed on SGX Mainboard and headquartered in Singapore. They are a global leader in the detailed engineering, fabrication and construction of offshore FPSO (floating production storage offloading) and FSO (floating storage offloading) topside modules as well as onshore plants and other sub-sea products for the oil and gas industries, They have yards spanning across Singapore and Malaysia, with presence in the Philippines, China and Brazil.

Job Description

- Supporting the Contracts team n reviewing, drafting and negotiating all commercial agreements which includes, inter alia, NDA, MOU, Sub-Contracts, Purchase Agreements, Construction Contracts etc
- Preparing contracts qualifications with regard to Tender/Project contracts in accordance with Company’s policies
- Identify potential risk and liabilities inherent in tenders and contracts, propose and negotiate amendments to minimize or mitigate the same, using judgement in balancing commercial/legal considerations against the requirements of the business, to secure conformity with Company’s acceptable contracting policies
- Where required, interface with law firms, finance, Sub-contracting, Procurement, Quantity Surveyors, Production Depts. as well as any other disciplines
- Supporting in managing contractual disputes/litigation in projects and preservation of the Company’s contractual position
- Performing legal research including relevant statutory laws, case laws etc
- Other ad hoc matters as assigned
- Working Location: Tuas

Job Requirements

- Discipline, meticulous and have an eye for details
- Able to work independently with minimal supervision and delivery task assigned from time to time within tight deadlines
- Able to understand contractual language (including legal jargons), statutory interpretation etc
- MUST possess at least a Diploma in Law/Legal studies/Quantity Surveying/Construction management or similar qualifications
- At least 2 -3 years of experience working in law firm/in-house legal dept/Contract dept preferably in Oil and Gas Construction/Marine Construction sector
- Proficient in speaking, reading and writing English and Chinese to meet project needs