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Contracts Manager - Capital Projects

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/09/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a major Oil and Gas refinery located in Northwest Ohio. This position will support our operation from an office in the Houston, Texas area.

The Role:
Position Summary
This position is accountable for economically filling identified demand for medium and high value goods and services offered by 3rd
party providers as directed. The position will establish and negotiate contract agreements and programs in cross functional team,
task oriented and individual work environments. The position identifies and works to deliver opportunities for leverage across
business units. This job description is intended to provide an overview of the position and does not include all the tasks that might be
required to provide support for your area job requirements.

III. Key Accountabilities
- Works closely with business unit personel to determine needs and procure goods and services.
- Leads procurement cross functional teams
- Provides center of expertise support: Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), contract terms and conditions
- Executes the procurement process for identified demand: a) defines scope, b) conducts industry and market analysis, c) develops
sourcing selection, compensation, negotiation, agreement, relationship and continuous improvement strategy, d) implements
- Manages vendor relationships, expedites and resolves improvement and performance issues
- Analyzes spend and gathers intelligence from suppliers
- Directs contractor’s procurement activity

IV. Key Challenges of the Position
- Proactively approaches business unit management with strategies and tactics to optimize business unit performance and
identifies opportunity projects related to third party spend and operations
- Monitors commodity markets/governmental regulations and helps drive change
- Leverage economics across all sites
- Understand the technical and commercial factors that are relevant for each transaction and how to influence/impact them to
derive maximum benefit for BP-Husky
- Apply knowledge of commercial contract law and BP-Husky guidelines, practices and requirements to assess, plan and negotiate
best terms and conditions
- Support federal strategic efforts (global procurement initiatives and special projects, peer challenges, peer assists, e-commerce,
sourcing teams, 3rd party spend reductions, etc.)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
1. Educational background: Bachelor’s Degree preferred
2. Experience (years and nature): Minimum of five years commercial or major capital projects experience. Supplier evaluation and
selection experience. Negotiation experience. Project management experience
3. Other: In depth familiarity with businesses unit to be supported either through job experience or developed
relationships. Understanding and application of business law
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