Contracts Advisor

Posted 20 June 2024
Salary NEG
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas RecruitmentEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameJenny Chalmers

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Contracts Advisor, based in Aberdeen.

This Contract Advisor position will be responsible for the contractual management and administration of capital projects (including decommissioning / Plug and Abandonment activities) office based in Aberdeen, with the ability to support the wider Operations Category of Wells, and Production Operations as required.

* Manage post award contract / commercial management of the contracts already in place (Subsea, Topsides and Decommissioning):
* Including contract progress verification, change management, claims mitigation, invoice verification and closeout.
* Oversee preparation and administration of minor third-party contracts.
* Ensure all compliance, project Joint Venture and company requirements regarding contracting processes are satisfied.
* Compliant contract administration; and
* Engage and coordinate with Legal and other functional SMEs for contracting support.

Tendering Involvement
* Be the SCM focal point for future developments key tasks include; prepare requests for proposal documentation, coordination of subsequent evaluation / award recommendation, lead negotiations and contract development award.

Additional Tasks
* Management of SAP/eProcurement system records
* Establish and ensure the needs and requirements of key internal and external stakeholders are met
* Represent the Project(s) team as the SCM focal point at all monthly Tender Board Meetings as required.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Previous experience as a Contracts Advisor on capital projects, managing multiple large contracts, preferably having worked for Operators and/or Major Contractors in the UKCS space. Experience in subsea, subsea equipment, topsides fabrication and/or capital project contracts is required (preferably all aspects, but subsea experience is essential).
* Highly experienced and knowledgeable with formal SCM systems including principals and associated processes, practices, or tools including contract drafting and formulation, legal requirements, Terms and Conditions and risk assessment.
* Experienced and effective in interfacing with internal stakeholders such as core business operations, compliance, Legal, Finance, as well as the Procurement, Materials, QA/QC and Logistics element of the overarching supply chain management as well as external stakeholders.
* Working knowledge of end-to-end Contracting process (planning, sourcing, negotiation and supplier management)
* Proven business and commercial acumen, including negotiation.
* Proficient in SAP, e-Procurement systems and Microsoft Office suite.
* Ability to effectively communicate within a multi-functional project team and with various technical background
* Preferably degree qualified in an appropriate commercial discipline (e.g. Quantity Surveying, Business Management, Law)

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: TR/072142.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.