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Contracts Analyst - Technical Services

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/08/2019
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:

The post holder is responsible for preparation, negotiation, award and monitoring the administration of contracts for works/goods/services in such a manner as to ensure the Company's best commercial interests are both served and protected, monitoring relevant markets and supporting contractor performance management.

Key Responsibilities:
* Organise and control all process based activities relating to onshore/offshore service contracts for an assigned Technical Services portfolio (drilling, wells & logistics) of including strategies, pre-qualifications, tender list development, issue of ITT/CFT, analysis of tenders, contract negotiations and the preparation of contractual documentation.
* Proactively work with relevant internal stakeholders to build and maintain relationships with contractors / suppliers and monitor their performance by participating in contract performance management activities.
* Liaise closely with the relevant Category Manager to locally deploy Category strategy and comply with TGP governance.
* Actively pursue contracting synergy opportunities for all business requirement.
* Actively contribute to the 3C program by delivery of costs savings without compromising safety or quality.
* Provide proactive and timely advice and support to internal and external stakeholders in all matters relating to Contracts & Procurement, including operating as a 'Duet' with the technical counterpart to promote effective contract planning, management and performance.
* Utilise approved standard contract documentation and ensure compliance with standard contracting principles during negotiations.
* Comply with all applicable Contracts & Procurement rules, governance and process.
* Ensure that contractor / supplier selection is carried out in accordance with Company requirements and Compliance Programme and that safety and environmental assessments are part of the selection process.
* Mitigate risk through pro-active management and negotiation of contractual disputes. Support settlement of claims, in conjunction with senior management and Legal, by proposing strategies and actions and by participating in negotiations.
* Contribute to the process of continuous improvement, including participation in and promotion of Lean initiatives and adoption and sharing of best practice.
* Prepare and present (where required) Contracts Management Committee (CMC) presentations.
* Demonstrate personal commitment to the SHE Policy and actively participate in Company safety awareness and initiative schemes.
* Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant Statutory and Company SHE standards.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Educated to degree level or similar and/or demonstrate significant ability through experience.
* Ideally hold, or be working towards a relevant professional qualification (CIPS or similar).
* Strong, demonstrable, practical experience in preparation and negotiation of medium to high complexity technical contracts.
* Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross‐functionally with other departments in a dynamic business environment.
* Capability to operate with a globally distributed network of colleagues to manage relationships and identify opportunities for synergies.
* Demonstrated experience in sourcing negotiations, supplier management and contract management.
* Ability to challenge others in a constructive manner and negotiate with internal peers and other stakeholder representatives to influence decisions or ways of working.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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