Luca Piccardi

Luca Piccardi

Works at:

Ørsted

Location in:

Copenhagen, Denmark

Luca Piccardi

Currently

Works at:
Ørsted
Location in:
Copenhagen, Denmark

Bio

Honest, hardworking, and committed trilingual professional with extensive experience in Contract Administration and Management of major EPC projects. Self-motivated, solution-oriented, and able to create strong teamwork and lasting work relationships. Organized, resourceful, and keen to details with strong multitasking skills, highly reliable in producing quality outputs within challenging environments. Proactive and collaborative team leader, with strong interpersonal, presentation, and negotiation skills, effective in establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with clients, vendors, and staff.

Luca has worked/studied in

  • Azerbaijan
  • France
  • India
  • Italy
  • Malaysia
  • Qatar
  • Spain
  • Thailand
  • United States of America

Luca speaks

  • English
  • French
  • Italian

Luca has experience in

  • Energy
  • Utilities

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Work

2017 – present

Contract Manager

Ørsted , Denmark
  • - Oversee organizational contract development and management
  • activities, and enforce organizational principles of
  • integrity and compliance.
  • - Ensure that contracts and proposals are properly entered
  • into organizational databases and securely maintained.
  • - Develop standards for contracts, including presentation of
  • budget, payment terms, general language and provisions.
  • - Perform appropriate clinical, administrative and operational
  • research to support proposal and contract development.
  • - Conduct contract strategy meetings to identify issues and
  • client requirements, facilitate pricing discussions, and obtain
  • senior management input on timelines and deliverables.
  • - Draft contractual provisions based on strategy discussions,
  • senior management input, and organizational needs and
  • expectations.
  • - Assure accuracy and appropriateness of contract text and
  • attachments.
  • - Interface with insurance companies regarding adequacy of
  • coverage and purchasing needs.
  • - Serve as primary organizational contact during contract
  • negotiations
2015 – 2016
(May – Sep)

Subcontract Manager

Tecnimont , Italy
  • • Develop subcontract frameworks (terms, milestones, scope of work, penalties).
  • • Define subcontractors’ qualification and selection criteria and subcontracting management process during bidding phase and execution phase alike.
  • • Discuss with major construction companies the work scope from a commercial and contractual analysis based on Client’s or Project necessity.
  • • Analyze subcontractors’ prices and schedules via in depth analysis with their Quantities Price List or Lump sum offers, and provide a feedback to the project manager and director integrating their offers with any and all contractual and commercial exceptions / qualifications.
  • • Monitor and maintain a backlog of the subcontractor’s advancements, and resolve any conflicts due to payments and or contract interpretation, with the aim of avoiding claims and possible litigations.
  • • Create and maintain a common database which will benchmark all subcontracts performances.
2012 – 2015

Contract Manager

Saipem , Azerbaijan, Italy, Spain, Turkey
  • • Ensured the activity of the preparation, analysis, and review of contractual documents relating to participation in tenders for the supply of services and the construction of plants on EPC basis as well as the definition of collaboration agreements with partners in a general way to provide appropriate assistance to the global commercial activities of the Business Unit Engineering and Construction (E & C)
  • • Analyzed the contractual documents relating to tenders, preparing summaries of significant conditions.
  • • Reviewed and modified contractual documents identifying the most functional formulation of a proper protection of the interests of the company in line with the applicable procedures and at the same time to provide customers and partners with collaboration agreements that meet their needs.
  • • Contributed to the formulation and negotiation of contracts and cooperation agreements with Customers and Business Partners Provide legal assistance in the preparation and negotiation of subcontracts and supply as well as drafting and commenting parent company guarantees, bank guarantees, and loan agreements.
  • • Provided legal assistance in the interpretation of the terms and in the preparation of legal opinions in the process of execution of the contract, in case of litigation.
2009 – 2012

Contract Administrator

Tecnimont , Italy, Poland, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
  • • Onsite Implementation and monitoring of contractual clauses with the National Polish Petroleum and Gas Mining company (PGNIG) and its relating suppliers relating to the payment schedules, milestones of progress, change works, and claims for the project named “Erection of above-ground part of the UGS Wierzchowice Gas Storage Plant” in Poland.
  • • Bid and on site negotiation of contract terms and the timing of delivery of materials in relation to the activities of project planning.
  • • Provided help in the creation of a project risk analysis with regards to suppliers for the project Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Limited (GASCO) Habshan 5 Process Plant Project in the United Arab Emirates Referring directly to the Contract Manager.
  • • Assisted the Project Management in the day-to-day contract managements specifically dealing with the negotiation, implementation of site instructions, and change orders towards the Client and our consortium partner for the Qatar Chemicals, Q CHEM II project.

Work

2017 – present

Contract Manager

Ørsted , Denmark
  • - Oversee organizational contract development and management
  • activities, and enforce organizational principles of
  • integrity and compliance.
  • - Ensure that contracts and proposals are properly entered
  • into organizational databases and securely maintained.
  • - Develop standards for contracts, including presentation of
  • budget, payment terms, general language and provisions.
  • - Perform appropriate clinical, administrative and operational
  • research to support proposal and contract development.
  • - Conduct contract strategy meetings to identify issues and
  • client requirements, facilitate pricing discussions, and obtain
  • senior management input on timelines and deliverables.
  • - Draft contractual provisions based on strategy discussions,
  • senior management input, and organizational needs and
  • expectations.
  • - Assure accuracy and appropriateness of contract text and
  • attachments.
  • - Interface with insurance companies regarding adequacy of
  • coverage and purchasing needs.
  • - Serve as primary organizational contact during contract
  • negotiations
2015 – 2016
(May – Sep)

Subcontract Manager

Tecnimont , Italy
  • • Develop subcontract frameworks (terms, milestones, scope of work, penalties).
  • • Define subcontractors’ qualification and selection criteria and subcontracting management process during bidding phase and execution phase alike.
  • • Discuss with major construction companies the work scope from a commercial and contractual analysis based on Client’s or Project necessity.
  • • Analyze subcontractors’ prices and schedules via in depth analysis with their Quantities Price List or Lump sum offers, and provide a feedback to the project manager and director integrating their offers with any and all contractual and commercial exceptions / qualifications.
  • • Monitor and maintain a backlog of the subcontractor’s advancements, and resolve any conflicts due to payments and or contract interpretation, with the aim of avoiding claims and possible litigations.
  • • Create and maintain a common database which will benchmark all subcontracts performances.
2012 – 2015

Contract Manager

Saipem , Azerbaijan, Italy, Spain, Turkey
  • • Ensured the activity of the preparation, analysis, and review of contractual documents relating to participation in tenders for the supply of services and the construction of plants on EPC basis as well as the definition of collaboration agreements with partners in a general way to provide appropriate assistance to the global commercial activities of the Business Unit Engineering and Construction (E & C)
  • • Analyzed the contractual documents relating to tenders, preparing summaries of significant conditions.
  • • Reviewed and modified contractual documents identifying the most functional formulation of a proper protection of the interests of the company in line with the applicable procedures and at the same time to provide customers and partners with collaboration agreements that meet their needs.
  • • Contributed to the formulation and negotiation of contracts and cooperation agreements with Customers and Business Partners Provide legal assistance in the preparation and negotiation of subcontracts and supply as well as drafting and commenting parent company guarantees, bank guarantees, and loan agreements.
  • • Provided legal assistance in the interpretation of the terms and in the preparation of legal opinions in the process of execution of the contract, in case of litigation.
2009 – 2012

Contract Administrator

Tecnimont , Italy, Poland, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
  • • Onsite Implementation and monitoring of contractual clauses with the National Polish Petroleum and Gas Mining company (PGNIG) and its relating suppliers relating to the payment schedules, milestones of progress, change works, and claims for the project named “Erection of above-ground part of the UGS Wierzchowice Gas Storage Plant” in Poland.
  • • Bid and on site negotiation of contract terms and the timing of delivery of materials in relation to the activities of project planning.
  • • Provided help in the creation of a project risk analysis with regards to suppliers for the project Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Limited (GASCO) Habshan 5 Process Plant Project in the United Arab Emirates Referring directly to the Contract Manager.
  • • Assisted the Project Management in the day-to-day contract managements specifically dealing with the negotiation, implementation of site instructions, and change orders towards the Client and our consortium partner for the Qatar Chemicals, Q CHEM II project.

Education

2016 – 2017
(Sep – Aug)

Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

(MBA)
2001 – 2006

Univesita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Political Sciences in Development (Bachelors)

Additional Info

Nationality:
  • Italy