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Senior Contracts Specialist - Subsea

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/03/2020
  • Duration: 24 months
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The Role:
We are currently looking for a Senior Contracts Specialist - Subsea to join our client's team on a long-term contract. This position is responsible for management and closeout of pipeline/subsea contracts and purchase orders in accordance with corporate, business unit and JV requirements for our client's major Project.

This position is responsible for delivering in three key areas:

  1. contract and supplier management from award through close-out,
  2. liaison and collaboration with business unit Supply Chain leadership, and
  3. engaging with contractors/suppliers to ensure their activities fully comply with contractual requirements.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:

  • Contractual management of contracts/POs within the pipeline/subsea function of the Project.
  • Engage with key internal and external stakeholders with respect to contract management.
  • Deliver value to the project through proactive contract management and ensuring Company's contractual rights are protected.
  • Ensuring contract management systems are utilized as intended and kept up to date.
  • Contract administration and provide contract management support to project management on issues related to contractor performance and change orders.
  • Ensure contracting and procurement activities are executed within project requirements, budget and schedule, and are performed in accordance with approved work processes and compliant with Supply Chain systems (SAP, SMART and PIMS).
  • Act as the contractual focal point when interfacing with contractors on such issues as purchasing, expediting, invoicing, logistics, materials management and change order requests.

The Company:
Our client is the world's largest exploration and production company with operations in over 29 countries. In Australia our client is leading the way in both upstream and downstream oil and gas projects with exciting developments for further Australia based projects ahead. As a market leader they are an enviable employer to join and be part of their continued success.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualification in business, engineering, supply chain or other relevant discipline.
  • Circa 15+ years of experience with contract administration on major offshore oil or gas projects.
  • Around 5+ years of experience as a Senior Contract Specialist dealing with Subsea contracts on capital projects in excess of $1B.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English.
  • Demonstrated experience in SAP.
  • Process oriented and good analytical skills.
  • Good financial acumen.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:

  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Additional professional certification, such as P.E. or C.P.M. preferred.

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