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Contract Manager

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Sales and Corporate Development

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Who We Are

Plastic Energy is a world leading chemical recycling company with a global mission to end plastic waste. We stand at the forefront of innovation, with a patented and proven process to convert end-of-life plastic waste into TACOIL™, which replaces fossil oils in the production of clean, food-grade plastics.

Plastic Energy is headquartered in London, with offices in Madrid, Seville, Singapore and Malaysia. We currently own and operate two chemical recycling plants in Spain, with further construction projects underway in Europe and Asia. Our Research & Development laboratories, where the post holder will be based, are located on the Science and Enterprise park next to Loughborough University.

You would be joining a dynamic company within a rapidly growing technology sector. It’s an exciting time to join Plastic Energy as we embark on and expand our global portfolio of new projects.


We are looking for an experienced Contract Manager, with a history of working within industrial sectors such as oil and gas, petrochemicals, energy, or similar industries, executing multi-million pound/dollar/Euro projects and in charge of administering and managing high value complex EPC and engineering contracts. You will be joining our Contracts and Procurement team that forms part of the Sales and Corporate Development Team.



Role and Responsibilities

You will:

  • Develop contract strategies based on internal policies and business requirements considering risk, scope, pricing, etc.
  • Act as a single point of contact with third parties for all contract management including contract variations, claims management and contract closeout.
  • Represent Plastic Energy contract management across all Projects, Joint Ventures and Licensing agreements.
  • Manage the relationships with key service providers and Contractors.
  • Manage our EPC contractor project teams and suppliers to ensure policy is implemented and best value is achieved.
  • Lead and actively participate in commercial contract negotiations for all project purchasing.
  • Develop and issue RFIs, ITBs and RFP’s working with legal, technical, and other disciplines inside Plastic Energy
  • Manage the “bid” process end-to-end including bid criteria, supplier selection and approvals.
  • Experience with drafting commercial T&Cs and the issue of contracts
  • Successfully administer contracts from inception to close-out.
  • Provide regular reports on contract status to the Head of C&P and the senior leadership team.
  • Develop strong relationships with business stakeholders and strategic supply partners to improve business continuity.
  • Identify areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results.

The role is extensive and varied, and the above is not intended to provide an exhaustive list of duties.


Person Specification

  • Ability to work across multiple projects and geographical locations.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Experienced negotiator with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Self-motivated and an excellent team player.
  • Analytically strong to interrogate data with well-developed presentation and communication skills.
  • Up to 25% international travel required.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Commercial or Engineering related subject.
  • MCIPS is desirable but not a pre-requisite.

Experience Required:

  • 5-10 years’ experience within an oil and gas, petrochemicals, or energy, administering high value complex EPC and engineering contracts.
  • Previous experience of managing a contracts team, preferably in a PMC role.
  • Flexibility to multi-task in a fast-growing company and work with and across various functions inside Plastic Energy
  • Ability to prioritise work under the guidance of Head C&P in a fast-moving environment.


Plastic Energy embraces diversity in all its forms, and we are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment based on merit without attention to age, ethnicity, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status or disability status. If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please don’t hesitate to let us know.