Contract Manager M/F

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Porto, Portugal

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21 days ago

At Voltalia we are passionate about renewable energies! We are an electricity producer from wind, solar, hydro, biomass and storage and also a service provider to 3rd party clients such as Development, EPC, O&M and Distribution.Today we are in 20 countries, split among 4 continents, and offering a global operating capacity to our clients. We are listed on the regulated Euronext market in Paris since July 2014.

Our Contract Management & Procurement Department within the Operations and Services Division is looking for a Contract Manager and will be involved on a portfolio of projects across all energies and geographies in both EPC and O&M Business Lines for which he/ she supports the project team on contractual and legal aspects. He/ she will have the following responsibilities:

Negotiation of EPC and O&M Contracts:

  • Draft contracts and amendments, bring continuous improvement to the contract templates;
  • Support contract negotiations;
  • Identify and optimize the contract's commercial leverage;
  • Prepare the contract summary to be presented to management.

Supplier Contracts:

  • Analyse and negotiate supplier contracts;
  • Improve and optimize existing subcontract templates and general purchasing terms;
  • Support Procurement and Construction negotiating orders.

Project Execution Follow-up:

  • Analyse and measure the risk versus the opportunities;
  • Manage and supervise changes, variations and claims in both EPC and O&M Contracts and subcontracts;
  • Manage the project’s contract documentation and communications.

Tools and Methods, in coordination with the PMO Department:

  • Set up and monitor contractual management processes for ongoing projects;
  • Set up and track the project performance indicators;
  • Inform the team on main contract risks;
  • Raise contract and commercial awareness;
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, Voltalia’s Code of Conduct and other internal rules and procedures.


The ideal candidate will have/ be:

  • Master’s degree or Degree in Law or Engineering;
  • At least 5 years of professional experience as Contract Manager (construction contracts, equipment purchases or engineering contracts);
  • Additional legal and/ or contract management training on international construction/ industrial projects is very much appreciated;
  • Knowledge and experience in renewable energies and energy sector and its regulation is a strong plus;
  • Excellent writing skills and knowledge in drafting legal documents;
  • Good understanding of corporate taxation and ability to measure the impact of taxes on the contract's P&L;
  • Good understanding of a project's lifecycles (methods, processes, project management practices);
  • English language domain; French is valued;
  • Availability for national and international travels.


  • Analysis and interpretation ability;
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution;
  • Ability to synthetize and prioritize;
  • Good teamwork skills;
  • Autonomy;
  • Resilient under stressful conditions and adverse environment;
  • Creative problem solving for critical projects /on site crisis situations

Voltalia Portugal

Contract Mgt / Procurement

Fixed-term Contract


Portugal, Porto

Jun 23