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Contracts Analyst

  • Job reference: 919499
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 07/05/2018

Our client, a leading, independent oil & gas, exploration & production company, are looking for a Contracts Analyst to join their Houston Office.


  • Drafts service orders and similar contracting documents.
  • Coordinates with Tax, Legal, Risk, Treasury and businesses to ensure that all orders represent the company's financial and risk profile tolerances.
  • Assists with initial negotiations of supplier exceptions to contracts as directed.
  • Routes (externally and internally) and tracks approval status on various supply chain documents.
  • Maintains multiple tracking and status registers.
  • Writes monthly report updates.
  • Provides input and updates on contracting procedures and policies in coordination with Manager's guidance.
  • Aids in the reviews, analysis, modification, negotiation, and administration of confidentiality agreements, master service agreements, master service contracts, and consulting agreements.
  • Conducts research to provide input towards solutions/alternatives to meet internal customer requirements.
  • Provides routine contractual / commercial advice to business team members.
  • Assists in the resolution of corporate commercial and contractual matters.
  • Reviews orders to ensure they meet all local country/concession laws and regulations.
  • Assists in preliminary review of more complex agreements.
  • Liaises with assigned business unit(s), providing contractual communications and updates.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team in both a field and office environment
  • Must be able to multi-task and handle multiple, potentially conflicting priorities
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong influencing skills will be required.


  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in role with similar or transferable duties
  • Direct Supply Chain experience preferred
  • Oil and Gas experience preferred

Required Skills:


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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.