KBR’s global business comprises two main segments – Sustainable Technology Solutions (STS) and Government Solutions (GS). This role sits within STS in the Integrated Solutions business unit. Integrated Solutions is the engineering and project delivery group providing services which include front-end and detailed engineering, procurement, construction services, and program management primarily in the hydrocarbons and energy transition industries.

The role of a Graduate Subcontracts Administration Trainee is an integral member of the businesses operational function.  Working in collaboration with Subject Matter Expert’s (SMEs) (e.g. Legal, Tax, Insurance, Finance, Supply Chain, Project Controls, Sales, Project Management, Engineering and Construction) the Trainee Subcontracts Manager will ensure both corporate and project related activities are delivered in line with KBR’s policies and procedures and policy and contractual requirements, minimising risk and maximining commercial opportunities. 

KBR is looking for a Graduate Subcontracts Administration Trainee to work in our Leatherhead office.

Job description

Training will be provided to enable the successful applicant to carry out the following:

  • Management of pre and post subcontracting activities.
  • Understanding of contractual requirements with regard to schedule obligations, notices, milestones, KPIs, progress measurement etc. Ensuring that any necessary contractual notices are served in accordance with the terms of the subcontract, including client approvals, reporting requirements, preparation and submission of variation and contract amendment requests.
  • Ensuring that technical and commercial negotiation evaluations and strategies are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Compiling tender documentation, ensuring that the packages are complete and viable. Strategising and holding tender clarification meetings.
  • Facilitating the flow of information to and from tenderers. Issuing tender bulletins and clarification documentation.
  • Leading negotiations with third parties, ensuring business, project and client obligations and deliverables are recognised, developing mitigating measures and managing commercial risk.
  • Drafting and negotiating non-disclosure agreements, bonds, warranties, guarantees and other necessary documentation with minimal supervision.

Qualifications required

  • Degree in Science, Engineering, Business, Law, Finance, Management, or Quantity Surveying (technology or equivalent) along with appropriate professional qualification (preferred)

KBR company information

When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. Through collaboration with our customers, we’re defining tomorrow’s challenges, then providing the solutions and services to overcome those challenges, always maintaining our commitment to total safety and reliability.

At KBR, we partner with government and industry clients to provide purposeful and comprehensive solutions with an emphasis on efficiency and safety. With a full portfolio of services, proprietary technologies and expertise, our employees are ready to handle projects and missions throughout their entire lifecycle, from planning and design to sustainability and maintenance. Whether at the bottom of the ocean or in outer space, our clients trust us to deliver the impossible on a daily basis.

Working at KBR means being rewarded for your contributions. In addition to competitive benefits and professional development, our people are empowered to use all their potential, creating meaningful change for themselves and our clients. We attract the best minds in the world because our expertise thrives on creativity, resourcefulness and collaboration. That is how we supply our clients with cutting-edge solutions and services.

As the needs of the world change, we’re ready to respond and guide the way forward with strategic, sustainable, and technological advancements grounded in more than a century of practical application and execution.