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Contract Specialist - Catergory Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/11/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:

* Deliver integrated Supply Chain support in an Exploration and Production environment - across suppliers and sub-contractors related to all areas of business
* Lead on Contracts negotiating and Category management activity for Engineering, Modifications, Repair Services working within the Projects arena
* Carry out standalone management, facilitation of Contract improvement processes and effective control of the major Duty Holder Contracts
* Undertake responsibility for strategic sourcing, contract negotiation and evaluation, stakeholder and supplier management to ensure that commercial standards are being adhered to and risk exposure is mitigated accordingly
* Implement effective Category Management for select areas of spend and undertake effective Contractor Performance Management Programs to position both the company and contractor for success
* Champion change associated with the consolidation and preferred management approach towards existing contracts
* Participate in the delivery of an effective supplier performance management program
* Demonstrate Customer Focus and work closely with Business
* Implement and maintain a safe production environment, abiding by and reinforcing Company's HSE&A policy
* Provide excellent service to all users balancing cost, value, expediency and efficiency
* Lean process management and re-engineering as required to maximise efficiency in the Contracts function and lead continuous operational/contractor improvement
* Effective evaluation and management of supplier risks through systematic audit procedures
* Active participation in supply chain initiatives

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

* 4 Years minimum experience with a customer focus solution delivery, preferable in Supply Chain oil and gas

* Can demonstrate sound experience in negotiation and drafting of UKCS supply chain Agreements including working knowledge of commercial and contractual terms and conditions

* An understanding of E&P activity, particularly in relation to the UKCS where practical experience must be demonstrated

* Comprehensive understanding of the key strategic drivers relevant to upstream operations and the risks that require to be understood and mitigated against

* Engineering, Modifications, Repair Services category contracts Management experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* A degree in Supply Chain, Law or Business Management or relevant experience

* A working knowledge of Oil & Gas Supply Chain in the relevant areas of business

* Experience with effective Contractor Performance Management Programs

* Well versed in Contract structures, templates, formats with special emphasis on LOGIC

* The ability to demonstrate an understanding of contracting within an ERP application
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Customer services and Interpersonal skills

* Advanced negotiation skills

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