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Contracts Specialist

  • Job reference: 924958
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 23/04/2019

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

Responsibilities will include:
Champion HSE in all procurement activities
Implementation of company procurement standards, work processes and best practices in UK within Operations and Drilling teams
Plan, conduct and conclude complex contract negotiations
Prioritise tender schedules and manage workload to meet business requirements
Leads the tendering and evaluation process and makes recommendations to management
Prepare detailed Recommendation to Award papers and presentations where required
Draft agreements using standard templates
Contract management from kick off to close out
Provide contractual advice, support and interpretation to Operations and Drilling teams
Lead complex negotiations
Lead claim and dispute teams ensuring positive outcomes where applicable
Develop and implement supplier relationship performance management plans
Work closely with stakeholders in order to understand their needs and requirements through good communication and collaboration
Build and maintain network and relationships with business and regulatory partners relevant to our operated activities in the UK to secure necessary resources to achieve objectives
Monitor the external environment in order to identify and take advantage of immediate business opportunities to improve results within defined area of responsibility

Qualifications & Experience:
Relevant university degree qualification
Professionally qualified i.e. CIPS
Experience from a relevant field/ discipline Operations and/or Drilling
Significant, in-depth knowledge and experience of contracts, conditions and conventions prevalent in the UKCS arena
Demonstrable experience of tendering, awarding and managing high risk, high value contracts and procurement across a range of requirements
Experienced in developing contract strategies, which have delivered overall value to the business
A strong understanding of stakeholders and their interests.


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 924958.


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