Contract Manager

Contract Manager

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Full time
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Are you in for the challenge to introduce "contract level thinking" into a project oriented company? Does acting as a driving force to implement contract principles into our execution of projects come naturally to you? And besides that, do you support and guide our Project Managers with your knowledge? If the answer is “yes”, then look no further than Vanderlande!

We’ll give you the opportunity to:

  • Significantly improve the overall P&L of our projects

  • Make a positive impact on our approach to assess and maintain our contractual liabilities

  • Share your knowledge with our Project Managers so they can drive better project performance

What will you be doing?​

In this role, you will be a key player in managing customer expectations, stakeholders, and translating contractual risks into solid processes. Reporting to the Project Manager, you will work closely with the project team, customer, and suppliers to ensure the plan, budget, risks, communication, and overall project outcome meet or exceed expectations.

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for project management, contract administration, finance, and risk management, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on our organization.


  • If you’re an experienced, enthusiastic and versatile contract manager, you will excel at:

  • Driving processes to improve in meeting contractual liabilities.

  • Tracking scope changes, analyzing impact of change, and make recommendations to the Project Manager.

  • Tracking expenditures, estimate and negotiate changes with client and subcontractors.

  • Supporting procurement with commercial and contractual advice, in line with project terms.

  • Reporting and communicating on project status and milestones, including planning of the project, and facilitating risk sessions.

What do we ask from you?​

  • Background in  engineering and/or quantity surveying

  • Proven track record in managing and administering contracts in complex engineering projects in an international setting

  • Working experience with contract suites like FIDIC and NEC (3 and 4) or similar.

  • Exposure to preparation of contractual correspondence, claim and variation documents

  • At least 5 years of experience in execution and delivery of Engineered to Order, large and complex projects.

  • Contract negotiation including.

  • Be a sparring partner to the project manager in contractual and commercial discussions.

Your application​

If the role of Contract Manager appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information on the position, please contact Michelle van der Schoot (Senior Recruiter) on +31 413 495 288.

Diversity & Inclusion

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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