Contracts Analyst

Posted 24 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameJenny Chalmers

Job description

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

* Organise and control all process in assigned contract portfolio including strategies, pre-qualifications, tender list development, issue of ITT/CFT, analysis of tenders, contract negotiations and the preparation of contractual documentation for the following types of contracts: Onshore / Offshore Services, Subsea/Topsides Oil and Gas EPIC Projects, Offshore Wind Projects, Carbon Footprint Reduction Projects (CFR), Facility Energy Efficiency Boosting Projects
* Proactively work with the Lead Contract Performance to build and maintain relationships with contractors / suppliers and monitor their performance by participating in contract performance management activities.
* Proactively work with counterparts within the Renewables Entity to build and maintain relationships with team / contractors / suppliers.
* Liaise closely with the relevant TGP Category Managers (CATMAN) to locally deploy TGP strategy and comply with TGP governance.
* Actively pursue contracting synergy opportunities for all business requirements.
* Actively contribute to the 3C program by delivery of costs savings without compromising safety or quality.
* Provide proactive and timely advice and support to internal and external stakeholders in all matters relating to Contracts function, including operating as a 'Duet' with the technical counterpart to promote effective contract planning, management, and performance.
* Utilise approved standard contract documentation and ensure compliance with standard contracting principles during negotiations.
* Comply with all applicable Contracts & Procurement rules, governance and process.
* Ensure that contractor / supplier selection is carried out in accordance with Company requirements and Compliance Programme and that safety and environmental assessments are part of the selection process.
* Mitigate project risk through pro-active management and negotiation of contractual disputes. Support settlement of claims, in conjunction with senior management and Legal, by proposing strategies and actions and by participating in negotiations.
* Contribute to the process of continuous improvement, including participation in and promotion of Lean initiatives and adoption and sharing of best practice.
* Prepare and present (where required) Contracts Committee presentations.
* Demonstrate personal commitment to the HSE Policy and actively participate in Company safety awareness and initiative schemes.
* Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant statutory and Company HSE standards.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Educated to degree level or similar and/or demonstrate competence through experience.
* Ideally hold, or be working towards, a relevant professional qualification (CIPS or similar).
* Strong, demonstrable, practical experience in preparation and negotiation of medium to high complexity technical contracts.
* Demonstrated experience in negotiation and administration of subsea/topsides oil and gas and/or renewables projects contracts (engineer, procure/fabricate, install, commission)
* Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross‐functionally with other departments in a dynamic business environment.
* Capability to operate with a globally distributed network of colleagues to manage relationships and identify opportunities for synergies.
* Demonstrated experience in sourcing negotiations, supplier management, and contract management.
* Ability to challenge others in a constructive manner and negotiate with internal peers and other stakeholder representatives to influence decisions or ways of working.

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/066604.

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