Contract Administration (F/H)

Job title: Contract Administration (F/H)

Company: Jacobs

Job description: ITER is a unique, first of a kind project that aims to demonstrate the technical and scientific feasibility of fusion energy. Jacobs one of three partners making up the Consortium MOMENTUM (construction management-as-agent contractor) is project managing the construction and assembly of more than one million components in world’s largest fusion reactor. As construction management-as-agent contractor, MOMENTUM is managing the construction and assembly of the first full-scale test reactor to include balance of plant and the Tokomak itself. Join us and play a part in the international effort to make fusion a viable source of almost limitless, carbon-free energy.

Jacobs is recruiting for a Contract Administrator with 7 to 14 years of experience to work on the ITER Project near Aix-en-Provence, France.

He/She will be responsible for:

  • Take direction and instruction from the Principal Contracts Manager and should mainly act in autonomy in the administration of the Contract he is in charge
  • Decides and acts according to his FIDIC Engineer sub-delegation
  • Responsible for ensuring that the contract is administered in line with the contract agreement
  • Responsible for ensuring that the field teams are informed of the contractual arrangements with suppliers
  • Acts as a first point of contact with field teams and contractors regarding day to day issues relating to the contract
  • Administrate the Contracts he is in charge, by preparing contractual answers and instructions, in due time, records minutes of contract meetings and coordinates review papers
  • Involve in the preparation of tender documentation and in the selection of works contractors
  • Provide inputs for the monthly report & KPI’s
  • Prepare Tender assessment Report
  • Follow up the compliance with contract requirements
  • Support the Resident Engineer in the administration of works contracts and provide recommendation for decision in consistency with Contract Conditions
  • Second the Principal Contract Manager when required

Please note the job offer would be based on a local French contract – this would not be an expatriate assignment.

To non-European candidates, please note you will have to manage your work-permit procedure.


Specific skills

  • Experience of working with MS Office tools, specifically Excel
  • Primavera capacities
  • Superior ability in both numeracy and literacy

General skills

  • Experience of working in major construction projects
  • Ability to work in pressurised environments
  • Sound understanding of contractual processes
  • Commercial / FInance / Business related degree
  • Prior commercial experience
  • Disciplined and self-motivated with superior organisational skills
  • Strong English and French skills, written and verbal

Expected salary:

Location: Saint-Paul-lès-Durance, Bouches-du-Rhône

Job date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 22:30:54 GMT

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