Contracts Engineer


Bangalore, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India


ExxonMobil’s affiliates have offices in India in Bengaluru, Mumbai and the National Capital Region. 


ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India supporting the Product Solutions business engage in the marketing, sales and distribution of performance as well as specialty products across chemicals and lubricants businesses. The India planning teams are also embedded with global business units for business planning and analytics.


ExxonMobil’s LNG affiliate in India supporting the upstream business provides consultant services for other ExxonMobil upstream affiliates and conducts LNG market-development activities.

The Global Business Center - Technology Center provides a range of technical and business support services for ExxonMobil’s operations around the globe.

ExxonMobil strives to make a positive contribution to the communities where we operate and its affiliates support a range of education, health and community-building programs in India. Read more about our Corporate Responsibility Framework.

To know more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India and the Energy Factor India.

What role you will play in our team


  • The Contract Engineer has overall responsibility to manage contract life cycles by driving value and efficiency, while ensuring operational integrity
  • The Contract Engineer  will own and manage agreements for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC & FEED) Services
  • Also will be responsible for developing miscellaneous non-WBS agreements, generally services used by various Global Projects teams where an agreement does not already exist. This includes working with other category families and efficiency contracting

What you will do

  • Develop and maintain a portfolio of agreements
  • Host as required, a Project Contracting Strategy workshop with project management to develop the Project Work Breakdown Structure for the overall capital project
  • Lead and manage contract development, including coordination of Job Specification components.  Ensure consistency between Principal Document and all other contract components (exhibits, job specification, etc.) prior to bid issue

About You

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Engineering, Supply Chain, or other applicable business degrees with minimum 6 CGPA
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Contracts Engineer
  • Contract development, Contract maintenance and Negotiations experience
  • Contracting experience in the Oil and Gas Industry and / or EPC Industry
  • Knowledge of the India & international EPC market, contracts (reimbursable and lump-sum), and supply chain 
  • Understanding of Engineering Services/EPC Category Agreement templates/compensation methodologies
  • Leadership skills 
  • Procurement / commercial functional expertise
  • Possesses strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to handle conflict and resolve complex commercial exceptions with bidder's legal and management representatives in a timely manner
  • Proficient in developing Contracts (EPC, FEED, Others) with Lump Sum, Reimbursable and Unit Rate compensation structures while ensuring transactional efficiency of agreements (enterprise resource planning friendly agreements)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to share appropriate messages to various levels of leadership as well as external parties
  • Strong understanding of contracting and capital project risk management expectations and common business control requirements. Contract development must be in compliance with ExxonMobil process and controls requirements
  • Outstanding initiative, drive and resilience in day-to-day-activities to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of total system cost concept
  • Knowledge of purchase to pay process including enterprise resource planning systems (SAP)
  • Commercial – contract development, negotiation and influence, bid development and evaluation, supplier relationship management, contracting strategy development
  • Behavioral – drive, resilience, communication skills, ability to integrate easily
  • Other – service excellence, sound decision maker, strong collaborator

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Contracting experience in the Oil and Gas Industry and / or EPC Industry
  • Knowledge of the India & international EPC market, contracts (reimbursable and lump-sum), and supply chain 
  • Understanding of Engineering Services/EPC Category Agreement templates/compensation methodologies
  • Proficient in oral and written communication 
  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of total system cost concept
  • Effective negotiation, advocacy and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of SAP

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life. We offer you: 


  • Competitive compensation 

  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 

  • Retirement benefits 

  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities

  • Annual vacations & holidays

  • Day care assistance program

  • Training and development program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • Workplace flexibility policy

  • Relocation program

  • Transportation facility


Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines. 


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