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  • Job reference: RMS0152469

Contract & Legal Advisor/Senior Contract & Legal Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/01/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/01/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field. The company employs approximately 25 000 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and use technologies that deliver their customers' solutions.

The Role:
All our major achievements are team efforts. We are looking for dedicated team players who like to be part of a winning team, who meet challenges head on to serve our customers’ needs.

Responsibilities & Tasks
• Review new contracts at the tendering stage, identify clauses that may be detrimental to the company, and take exceptions as necessary.
• Assist Tender Managers with any other contractual and commercial matters that may arise when tendering, including tax, insurance and guarantee issues.
• Assist Project Managers and Service Account Managers in maximising the value of their contracts, for example by raising variation requests, managing subcontracts effectively and avoiding claims from clients or vendors.
• Support Project Managers and Service Account Managers in presenting the Company’s position to clients, and advise managers on what their contractual rights and obligations are.
• Assist in the resolution of contractual claims and disputes.
• Supervise and provide advice to Contracts Engineers as required.
• Provide summaries of contractual and commercial issues to senior management.
• At all times, work in accordance with the company’s Health, Safety and Environment procedures and the Company’s Operating System.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in legal or commercial discipline with industry experience.
• Develop trust in people and advise and assist others as required.
• Be confident and professional when dealing with negative people and situations.
• Focus on results and willingly tackle problems or conflicts which threaten their achievement.
• Gather facts and figures and achieve goals in a timely manner.
• Ability to lead, encourage, train and support others in order for them to meet their objectives.
• Ability to manage own work to ensure schedule and budget targets are understood and met.
• Be a self starter, capable of working on own initiative in order to achieve tasks.
• Good time-management and organisational skills.
• Good presentation skills.
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