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Contracts Engineer - Drilling Contracts

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/01/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is a Global Operator in the Oil and Gas Industry.

The Role:
Short Description:
The job holder is responsible for all aspects of drilling contract support which shall include issue of invitation to tender, tender evaluation, contract award, post contract administration and contract close-out

Complete Description:
• Ensuring compliance with Company Contracting Policy & Procedures and EU utilities directive, if applicable;
• Identify potential bidders for goods and/or services required, and prepare and execute contractor pre-qualifications;
• Prepare and act as a focal point for all Invitations to Tender, including proposed contract terms and conditions based on companies Master Agreements or LOGIC model contracts, including remuneration, scope of work and other contract sections;
• Prepare tender evaluations and post receipt of tenders, undertake commercial evaluations for combining with technical evaluations;
• Prepare and attend meetings and protect companies commercial interests, write minutes and distribute to attendees / interested parties;
• Review of all commercial matters and correspondence submitted by contractors and provide advice and recommendations to Drilling Manager and his team on their response;
• Review of all change and variation requests submitted by contractors, process company variation orders or notices of rejection;
• Review contractual claims, advise and recommendations to all levels of management on there validity, processing and company response;
• Liaise with legal, insurance, finance, health safety and environment, quality management departments as required;
• Contract management; provide regular reports and updates to the Drilling Manager and his team, contract holders and senior company management;
• Monitor multi-field service agreements to ensure continuous availability of services.

All to be performed in accordance with, and to meet, appropriate company procedures

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
An Engineering-related degree, or equivalent

Proven technical C&P competence in supporting offshore brownfield and greenfield projects;

Knowledge of sourcing goods and services in the North Sea area, in particular with regard to drilling related services;

Market intelligence and assessment in support of key project services and materials, such as vessels, rigs, and long lead/ critical materials;

It is essential that the candidate has pre and post contracts experience & extensive experience working for an operator

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Working knowledge of SAP is an advantage but not critical
Proven track record of delivery
Capable of using all specific PC software
Additional qualifications in multi-disciplinary engineering areas, e.g. RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors), or CIPS (Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply) would be an advantage
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