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Senior Contracts Specialist (maternity cover)

  • Job reference: 925865
  • Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 06/06/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Contracts Specialist (maternity cover), based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities will include:
Preparation of tender strategies and Invitation to Tender packages / documentation for one-off contracts or Master Services Agreements to assist with meeting requirements of Projects and Engineering Department
Lead detailed quantitative and qualitative tender evaluation, direct contractual and commercial negotiation in accordance with contracting principles
Liaise with key internal stakeholders to evaluate tenders, obtain contract award approvals and contract execution
Develop and present detailed recommendations to management
Process requisitions once approved by budget holders into Call-off / Purchase Orders, applying due diligence to pricing and Terms and Conditions, issue to suppliers, tracking return of signed order and expediting same
Negotiate and administer commercial contracts and system generated call-off orders against master service contracts across the business ensuring all call-off orders are linked to and embody Company contract terms
Responsible for contract risk mitigation and commercial optimisation ensuring best value
Provision of post-award administration support including contract amendment and variation administration reporting
Responsible for key supplier performance and relationship management including KPI's and FPAL feedback

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

Preferred
Working towards CIPS accreditation.

Experience
Essential
Considerable experience gained in an oil and gas contracts administration role, performing comparable duties in an operator setting.
Strong experience in contract and commercial negotiations.
Experience in projects and engineering type contracts / tenders.
Proven ability to deal with many key suppliers, build relationships and communicate effectively.
Ability to develop relationships with key internal stakeholders in Projects and Engineering, Drilling & Wells, Legal and Commercial departments.
Considerable experience of Microsoft office packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Preferred
Extensive experience in an oil and gas contracts administration role.
Experience of working in projects and engineering or drilling and wells setting.
Detailed knowledge of LOGIC model contracts.
Knowledge of Oracle/Maximo or similar ERP or procurement & materials systems

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 925865


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