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Contracts Analyst (Drilling)

  • Job reference: 925434
  • Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 14/05/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Contracts Analyst (Drilling), based in Westhill Aberdeenshire.

Responsibilities will include:
Organise and control all process based activities relating to onshore/offshore service contracts for an assigned portfolio including strategies, pre-qualifications, tender list development, analysis of tenders, contract negotiations and the preparation of contractual documentation.
Proactively work with relevant internal stakeholders to build and maintain relationships with contractors / suppliers and monitor their performance by participating in contract performance management activities.
Actively pursue contracting synergy opportunities for all business requirement.
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 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 Management Committee presentations.
Demonstrate personal commitment to the SHE Policy and actively participate in Company safety awareness and initiative schemes

Qualifications & Experience
Educated to degree level or similar and/or demonstrate significant ability 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 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 925434

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