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Jacobs Contract Administrator Manager in France Countrywide, France

Contract Administrator Manager


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 Manager with more than 15 years of experience to work on the ITER Project near Aix-en-Provence, France.

He/She will be responsible for:

  • Strategy & Vision

  • Implements the CMA strategy for ContractsManagement, compliant with overall project objectives

  • Project Execution

  • Promotes Health & Safety in his Team andthrough the Contractual obligations for contractors

  • Second the Project Delivery Manager in themanagement of the CMA team

  • Reporting and application of procedures as setby transversal Functions

  • Monitors cost management process to documentcontracts budget

  • Contributes to maintain CMA KPIs associated withproject delivery

  • Decides and acts according to his FIDIC Engineersub-delegation

  • Is responsible of the project risks register

  • Administrate the Contracts he is in charge, bypreparing contractual answers and instruction in due time

  • Follow up Stakeholder actions and escalate anydeviation with Contract processes

  • Stakeholder Management

  • IO CRO’s and PCD

  • Construction Contractor Contract managers

  • Momentum Team

  • Oversight & Risk

  • Review and input to Contractual Risks Managementfor project work scope

  • Ensure Works Contractors are reporting riskwithin their ownership

  • Escalation of key risks to PDM and IO CRO’s

  • Governance & Procedures

  • Ensure the compliance to defined reporting,guidelines, processes and systems

  • Contribution to reporting to PDM

  • Informs on progress of support to IO contractingteam

  • participates and prepares CTTC weekly

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:

  • Senior experience in EPC contract Management

  • Experience of large-scale EPC projects

  • Ability to adapt to complex international projectwith multiple stakeholders

  • Knowledge of Fidic conditions

  • Nuclear experience advantage

General skills:

  • Sound understanding of contractual processes

  • Ability to work as a member of a high-performance team

  • Good relationship, able to act in a complexpolitical environment

  • Ability to propose effective decisions on criticalissues

  • Project Management experience

  • Charism and leadership skills to coordinate lot ofstakeholders and align them with shared objectives

  • Fluent in English, written and verbal.

Job Engineering

Primary Location France-France Countrywide-Aix-En-Provence-FR ITER Organization

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: CMS00008Y