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Senior Contracts Specialist (Drilling & Wells)

  • Job reference: 929078
  • Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 10/02/2020

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Contracts Specialist (Drilling & Wells), based in Westhill, Aberdeenshire.

Responsibilities will include:
Lead the tendering, evaluation and negotiation process in relation to the award of high value/complex drilling and wells related contracts and agreements and make recommendations to management on contractor selection and contract award
Develop Tender Strategies in accordance with company processes and procedures, capturing procurement best practices
Develop ITT packages and administration of contract agreements and documentation
Commercial management of long-term master service contracts
Prepare detailed quantitative and qualitative evaluation of tenders including assessment of contract risk
Responsible for key supplier performance and relationship management including frequent performance feedback sessions, utilising FPAL feedback where necessary
Direct contractual and commercial negotiation in accordance with contracting principles, ensuring risk mitigation and commercial optimisation

Educated to Degree level, preferably in a Business/ Commercial or Quantity Surveying related discipline

Working towards Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) accreditation

Substantial experience gained in an oil and gas contracts administration role, performing comparable duties in an operator or topside service company setting.
Strong experience in contract and commercial negotiations.
Detailed knowledge of LOGIC model contracts.
Extensive experience in drilling and wells projects / contracts.
Proven ability to deal with many key suppliers, build relationships and communicate effectively.
Ability to develop relationships with internal stakeholders in operations, engineering and legal departments;
Considerable experience of Microsoft office packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Considerable experience gained in an oil and gas contracts administration role
Knowledge of Oracle/ Maximo or similar ERP or procurement & materials systems
Previous experience gained within a Drilling/ Wells environment.
Willing to be 'hands on' to manage all types of contracts, large and small

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 929078

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