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Contracts Specialist

  • Job reference: 917913
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 23/01/2018

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

Responsibilities will include:
Development of contracting strategy and award papers for Contract Managers / Contract Sponsors approval
Preparation of Invitation to Tender / bid packages, including instructions to bidders, proposal form, general terms and conditions, special terms and conditions, and commercial exhibits as appropriate
Issue approved contract ITT / bid package to approved bidders, manage the receipt and clarification process (including close out of contractual and commercial qualifications) expedite responses, prepare formal commercial evaluation of bids and recommendation to award
Prepare and issue approved contracts and contract amendments to selected contractors
Maintain and log all contract change authorisations and amendments
Attend clarification and other necessary meetings with contractors and prepare meeting notes
Facilitate resolution of invoice queries with Accounts Payable/Contractor
Assist in resolution of contractual variations and claims and other commercial and contractual issues
Facilitate and carry out active contract management for the life of contracts
Provide contractual and commercial advice to contract sponsors during contract duration
Close out contracts on completion, facilitate contract close out meetings
Liaison with Legal and Commercial Departments as required
Ensure that all corporate and statutory requirements are rigidly observed and adequate records maintained to substantiate all strategy and award recommendations
Preparation of PO Call-Offs against existing Contracts and Frame Agreements using Maximo
Monitoring of Supplier / Contractor performance via First Point Assessment
Purchasing activity as required

Qualifications and skills
Substantial Oil and Gas experience ideally gained in an upstream operating environment, to include general contracts management and procurement
Demonstrable understanding of operations, maintenance and materials management
Degree level in appropriate subject/ or CIPS Qualification (Level 4/5).
Strong communication, networking, collaboration and well developed team working skills at all levels
Must be able to demonstrate strong skills in managing an extensive contract portfolio
Strong communication, networking, collaboration and well developed team-working skills.
Power User of Maximo
Ability to plan and prioritise

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 917913



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