Oil Company Jobs – Contract Administrator – Sinopec (Uganda)

Job Title:  Contract Administrator

Organisation: Sinopec (Uganda)

Duty Station:  Kampala/Project Sites, Uganda


About US:

Sinopec International Petroleum Service Corporation (Sinopec Service) is a fully owned subsidiary of Sinopec Group, which ranks No. 2 in Global Fortune 500 in 2020. Sinopec Service is engaged in the provision of all project phases service for various sectors, including oil & gas, power, buildings, roads and bridges etc. We are looking for Construction and Project support personnel.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, negotiates, and amends standard contract documentation as required, often adding, or changing clauses according to the specifications of stakeholders
  • Drafts appropriate contractual and commercial terms and conditions to best serve and protect Company’s interests
  • Review and assess tender document to identify the crucial issues on commercial, contractual, and relevant technical aspects need to be further resolved before and after tender submission
  • Perform all clarifications for contracts meeting and coordinating with the project department and smooth functioning of the project
  • Assist the departments and evaluating various commercial and technical evaluations
  • Keep record, includes drawings, field notes, sketches, reference manuals and any other engineering materials and making sure that they are noted in the contract, and that all information is dictated
  • Execute Contracts. During the development process, letters must be drafted and signed by various people including clients, subcontractors, project managers and governmental overseers in timely manner
  • Handle Issues with Contracts. During each stage of development, problems with contracts can arise, and he must be able to resolve them such as claims and dispute:
  • Collate related information and provide analysis based on facts, records, and the contract.
  • Prepare, brief, and advise strategies claim resolution, defenses, and counter-claims.
  • Prepare well-written reports and recommendations related to claims and disputes.
  • Provides general assistance and advice on contractual and procurement matters as required to support Company’s and/or project’s operations.
  • Work closely with the Consortium Partner’s Contracts and Legal Team to ensure that exposure to Client is correctly diagnosed, accurately reported and where appropriate, effectively mitigated.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • LLB in related subject or equivalent (Common Law background preferred)
  • At least six years contract and claim management experience in Petrochemical or Oil & Gas project
  • Fluency in English language both written and spoken
  • Presentation, leadership & communication skills
  • Experience in international contracting mechanisms under different jurisdictions
  • Experience with Chinese companies is preferred


How to Apply:

All candidates should merge their applications into one single pdf document to hrsinopec.ug@outlook.com with file name format as “position+major+name”. Only candidates who been deemed to have fully met the requirements of the roles will be contacted for interviews.


NB: If you have not been contacted directly within two weeks of your application, then you have not been successful. In support of our commitment to the development of the local community, Ugandan national applicants will be given priority.


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