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Global Contract Manager

Join the Global Contracting team to contribute to the success of the Global Contracting function.

DNVFlere lokasjoner2. august 2024
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About us

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

About Energy Systems
We help customers navigate the complex transition to a decarbonized and more sustainable energy future. We do this by assuring that energy systems work safely and effectively, using solutions that are increasingly digital. We also help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry.

About the role

Our team is seeking a Global Contract Manager located in Norway who will join the Global Contracting team to contribute to the success of the Global Contracting function.

To support Energy Systems in realizing its strategic ambitions, we have a Global Contracting team with specialized contract management roles and advanced legal & contractual competence. In this team we have highly qualified Contracting professionals who are intensively partnering with the business to create customer success. The Global Contract Manager (CM) is part of a Global Contracting team and reports to one of four Team Leaders in the Global Contracting team.

The contract management function is a centrally organized risk management function, and provides specialized legal advice on contracts related to the delivery of our projects/ services. In this role you provide the formal legal review and risk analysis of customer contracts and advise the bid manager/KAM as well as other levels of Energy Systems management during the decision-making process. You ensure that contracts are aligned with the strategic earning ambitions for each customer / segment as well as the overall strategy expectations for Energy Systems with regards to growth, earnings and cash flow. You serve as point of contact for legal/contracts counterparts in customer organisations, ensure efficient internal collaboration and interface management. Global Contracting is part of the Finance & Performance function (F&P) and works closely with our Regions and global Business Units.

Primary tasks of this role:

  • Represents Energy Systems in reviewing, amending and negotiating a variety of contracts, forms or agreements with customers.
  • Supports the contracting process and contract management.
  • Assesses project risks, actively engages in the risk review process for projects, and collaborate with the business on strategies to mitigate risk​.
  • Provides advice on legal and commercial contract-related matters as well as on matters pertaining to other functional responsibilities of the Global Contracting team​.
  • Advocates and ensures compliance with DNV processes, policies, guidelines and values​.
  • Provides training on legal/ contract management issues and risks within the functional scope of the Global Contracting team​.
  • Takes an active role in identifying potential process improvements and supports the implementation of internal improvement projects.
  • Delivers a competent and high-quality product, that demonstrates a customer centric approach (both towards internal and external customers), and that provides commercially focused advice and solutions.

What we offer

  • Attractive rewards. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including 6 weeks annual vacation, subsidised canteen, competitive pension, insurance, and parental leave agreement, in addition to a global profit share scheme.
  • Work/life balance. We offer flexible working hours and workplace, with focus on work/life balance for our employees.
  • Supportive and caring culture. Our international culture embodies diverse colleagues who value teamwork and inclusion across business areas and borders. We offer opportunities for our employees to connect through social and professional networks. Our largest community CONNECT, throws after-works and informal meetings all year long for you to join.
  • Career and development. DNV offers extensive possibilities to grow and develop your competencies and career ambitions. We have a strong company culture with emphasis on growth mindset, knowledge sharing, and professional and personal development.
  • By joining DNV you become part of a world-leading company whose purpose is to safeguard life, property, and the environment. Our values “we care, we share, we dare” characterize how we work and behave towards each other and our customers.
  • For Høvik location: the office is in beautiful surroundings by the sea and can offer access to sailboats, kayaks, tennis courts etc. We have more than 30 activity groups for you to join, as well as gym facilities and a kindergarten located on our premises. It is also worth noting that we offer free parking and shuttle buses to and from Skøyen, Lysaker and Sandvika.

About you

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in law or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of relevant work experience as a legal professional or contract manager is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Norwegian; additional skills in other languages are also welcomed.
  • Legal skills in a commercial/transactional context, including reviewing and drafting contracts
  • Comfortable working as part of a virtual, global and multi-cultural team
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and ability to handle complex projects
  • Possesses organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with shifting deadlines
  • Must have strong computer skills and knowledge of common programs such as Microsoft Office
  • Capable of professionally managing confidential information

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent and clear communicator
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills​
  • Analytical and solutions oriented; able to balance details with the bigger picture
  • Result-oriented and focused​
  • Commercial mindset​
  • Able to work independently, exercise sound judgement, and manage and prioritize workload.
  • Able to interact with a range of cultures, personalities, and styles in a fast-paced environment
  • Team-oriented, human, approachable, and collaborative mindset
  • Be self-motivated, resilient and cope with work pressure
  • Continuous improvement and high-quality delivery mindset


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DNV is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.