Contracts Manager

Posted 19 June 2024
Salary Neg
Job type Permanent
DisciplineOil and Gas RecruitmentEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameLachlan Nicholson

Job description

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

* Develop and contribute to the successful execution of contracting strategies, in support of all UK activities and manage the department's activities effectively to achieve business KPI's, Key Results and budget targets.
* Lead to develop and implement annual C&P plans which suits CI SCM guideline and enable CPEL to deliver the business goals and priorities in the three assets.
* Manage the Contracts team's activities, ensuring a high quality of service is provided, that activities are completed to the highest professional and integrity standards and in accordance with CPEL`s contracting procedures and processes, whilst ensuring all decisions/commitments are recorded in an auditable manner.
* In conjunction with department managers/representatives, manage the performance of key contractors and suppliers, developing highly positive and constructive relationships with key contacts, internally and externally, proactively manage supply chain risks.
* Provide expertise, advice and coaching to the Contracts Team and Company personnel on contract strategies and complex/non-routine situations, develop contracts staff and succession plan
* Provide coaching on contractual matters to key internal stakeholders to ensure that they understand and discharge effectively their roles and responsibilities in the contracting and procurement process.
* Represent the Company at meetings with joint venture partners, industry forums and government bodies e.g., OEUK, NSTA, NZTC.
* Monitor strategic developments in Contracting and introduce new thinking and practice as appropriate
* Liaise with HQ SCM on regular basis, to gain the best benefits in term of the C&P plan, Project Procurement Strategies and Recommendation for Awards and in the development of global initiatives.
* Focal point for Corporate and partners audits, compliance audit, performance audits

Experience & Qualifications:
* Highly experienced with high value contracting processes/contract development, with demonstrable success within the energy industry.
* Understanding of the oil and gas industry supply chain market and it's contracting principles and practices.
* Proven experience of effectively managing Contracts teams.
* Proven understanding of joint venture operations and the impact contractual commitments have on joint venture partners.
* Proven capability to successfully negotiate, implement and manage high value contract/framework agreements/claims.
* Ability to perform effectively under pressure.
* Ability to adapt to changing priorities driven by business needs, and lead to process reengineering and improvement.
* Excellent networks with other Operators and industry bodies.
* A Degree in an appropriate subject; Business, Purchasing, Supply Chain, Logistics as examples.
* Strong leadership capability, experience of leading teams across multiple disciplines, and the ability to understand and interact effectively with diverse groups and operations.
* Good interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure and deliver timely results, coupled with personal drive and self-starting initiative and the ability to work in a fastpaced environment without compromising integrity.

Permanent 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: PR/072390.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.