Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Contracts Specialist

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Here at Fluor Ltd we are now commencing our 2019 Graduate Recruitment Process and are looking for Graduates to join our Contract Management team.

Headquartered in Farnborough, Hampshire, Fluor Limited is the UK operating arm of Fluor Corporation, one of the world's largest engineering, procurement, construction and project management services companies.

Contract Management

Fluor’s Supply Chain Department plays a key role in project execution by developing overall supply chain strategies to ensure schedule and costs are optimised. As part of Supply Chain, Contract Management is responsible for helping to improve Fluor’s overall business through world-class supply chain and contract management systems, capabilities, and processes.

The Role

Under direct supervision by Contract Management the purpose of this position is to perform the essential job duties and functions listed below with the objective of helping to improve the Corporation’s overall business performance, deliver added value to our shareholders, and promote consistent and cost effective solutions across Business Units, projects and locations.

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Primary Job Duties/Functions

  • Gather and compile essential data for formation and/or administration of contracts.
  • Assist with implementation of Contract Management practices and procedures and coordinate and monitor completion of assigned tasks.
  • Receive frequent direction from supervisor and supports one or more Contract Engineers with typical routine duties.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the Company’s Contract Management Standards, programs and goals by planning and applying Contract Management practices and procedures as established by the Company through departmental training, Fluor University training and the use of the company’s knowledge management system - Knowledge OnLine (KOL).
  • Establish, maintain and manage communications with contractors, client representatives, project staff and corporate supervision, utilising the available tools.
  • Support Contract Management activities on large-scale projects. Duties may include assisting multiple Contract Administrators and Contract Managers with the preparation and execution of pre-award and post-award activities.
  • Perform all other duties requested by immediate supervisor(s) in order to support and achieve project milestone goals.
  • Develop and make formal presentations when given the opportunity.

Work is generally based in our office in Farnborough. However, there may be opportunities to travel and work at one of our global offices or project sites.

Our Graduates

Fluor is dedicated to the development of their graduates in their chosen profession and provides excellent training and on the job opportunities. Throughout your career, Fluor actively encourages both professional and personal development through a career development programme, in-house training, Fluor University, specialist development courses and mentoring. Fluor has developed an industry recognised Knowledge Management system in "Knowledge OnLine®" which provides access to our global expertise and through "OneFluorSM" we have an established platform for personal interaction and collaboration with other members of Fluor worldwide.

The Benefits

Not only is this a chance to launch your engineering career, but also on offer is an attractive benefits package comprising:

  • Competitive starting salary.
  • Flexi-time. 
  • 9 day fortnight (every other Friday you have a 3 day weekend!). 
  • Company Pension. 
  • Healthcare.
  • Subsidised Restaurant.
  • Subsidised social activities. 
  • Graduates Advancing to Professionalism (GAP – a company funded social and professional group, run by graduates for graduates).

The Office

Graduate positions at Fluor are based from our Farnborough campus, a state-of-the-art complex situated close to 2 railway stations. Our campus accommodates around 1,800 people and includes undercover parking, landscaped grounds with outdoor seating areas, a central coffee shop, subsidised restaurant and good access to local shopping and transportation networks. A free shuttle bus service operates between the local stations and is also available at lunchtimes for trips to local shopping centres.

Basic Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2.1 Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business, Construction Management or Business Law.

Other Job Requirements

  • Be familiar with Contract Management practices and procedures.
  • Intermediate computer and software skills to include the use of word processing and email as well as the intermediate use of spreadsheets and electronic presentations.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner.

The Company

 

The Company

 

Fluor is a global engineering and construction company, employing over 56,000 people globally, serving more than 4000 clients in over 100 countries. From our Farnborough office we undertake projects in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals, Mining, Industrial, Pharmaceutical, Transportation, Telecommunications, Power, Nuclear and Government sectors. These projects are constructed in the UK, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Guinea and Saudi Arabia.

We are involved in a wide range of projects including studies, conceptual design, front-end engineering design and full engineering, procurement and construction contracts. Our clients include major oil and gas companies, national oil companies, national governments, private investors and industrial companies. The range of experience our employees gain is vast, not only in engineering, but in project management, procurement, construction, commercial and legal aspects of the business.

Fluor has major offices and job sites in many worldwide locations providing opportunities for staff to gain invaluable global business and personal experience via short or long-term project and office assignments. Some of our project sites are located in harsh environments and remote locations which require different skill sets and expertise and where logistics are a key factor in project success. Such projects provide special challenges, but also great satisfaction and reward.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: 111916BR
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Opportunity Overview

  • Tomorrow
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Farnborough, Hampshire

Disciplines accepted...

  • Construction Management

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