Contract Manager

The Contracts Manager manages contract administration staff and provides guidance on complex contracts. Prepares proposals, negotiates contracts, and administers commercial and government contracts in accordance with company policies and legal requirements. Being a Contracts Manager typically reports to a director or top management. Requires a bachelor’s degree. The Contracts Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Working as a Contracts Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 – 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.

Contract Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Contract Manager to join our team.


  • Maintain governance around the contract;
  • Ensure contract KPI’s are met;
  • Manage contract against the contract management framework;
  • Ensuring compliance with all aspects of the Contract by monitoring and tracking QBE’s obligations;
  • Identify and implement contract improvement plans to ensure sustainability of the contracts;
  • Collaborating with internal QBE departments to support compliance with the TMF agreement;
  • Managing communications with icare and ensuring they are recorded and responded to appropriately;
  • Developing a full working knowledge of the requirements of the Claims Management Agreement;
  • Review project financial outcomes and provide feedback/recommendations;
  • Management of post award EPC (Engineer, Procure, Construct) Head Contract, Balance of Plant Contract and Subcontractor Agreements;
  • Assist Project Team in certification of subcontractor monthly Payment Claims;
  • Ensure Head Contract Agreements adhere to company expectations;
  • Identification, documentation, and management of key contractual risks throughout project life-cycle;
  • Customer, partner, and subcontractor claim management, negotiation, and settlement;
  • Understand and ensure compliance with sustainability requirements.


  • Background in Quantity Surveying, Legal, Civil Engineering, Construction Management and/or Project Management;
  • A minimum of 10 years project experience in Wind, Civil, Oil and Gas or Construction industry;
  • Knowledge of EPC, Civil, Electrical and Logistics contracts;
  • Fluency in English.