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  • Job reference: RMS0111733

Contracts Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/06/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (02/07/12)
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The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK

The Role:
◦Negotiates and administers system generated call-off orders against master service contracts across the business ensuring all call-off orders are linked to and embody contract terms
◦Commercial management of long-term master service contracts ensuring best value.
◦Process requisitions once approved by budget holders into Call-off / Purchase Orders, applying diligence to pricing and Terms and Conditions, issue to suppliers, tracking return of signed order and expediting same.
◦Preparation of tender strategies and ITT documentation for engineering requirements.
◦Carries out detailed quantitative and qualitative tender evaluation, direct contractual and commercial negotiation in accordance with contracting principles.
◦Responsible for contract risk mitigation and commercial optimisation.
◦Liaises with key internal stakeholders to evaluate tenders, obtain contract award approvals and contract execution.
◦Develops and presents detailed recommendations to management.
◦Provision of post-award administration support including contract amendment and variation administration.
◦Responsible for key supplier performance and relationship management including FPAL feedback.
◦Development and management of detailed procurement plans.
•Ensures that the Supply Chain department Procurement Plan is kept up to date on a month-end basis as a minimum or more regularly as may be required.
◦Ensures effective cost/ budget tracking and CTR management.
◦Assists Senior Contracts Specialist and Contracts Manager as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
◦Educated to Degree level, preferably in a Business/ Commercial or Quantity Surveying related discipline
◦Experience gained in an oil and gas contracts administration role, performing comparable duties
◦Experience in contract and commercial negotiations
◦Experience in Engineering contracts and operations projects / contracts
◦Proven ability to deal with many suppliers, build relationships and communicate effectively
◦Ability to develop relationships with key internal stakeholders in operations, engineering, legal departments
◦Considerable experience of Microsoft office packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
◦Working towards CIPS accreditation
◦Extensive experience in an oil and gas contracts administration role
◦Detailed knowledge of LOGIC model contracts
◦Knowledge of Oracle/Maximo or similar ERP or procurement & materials systems
◦Willing to be 'hands on' to manage all types of contracts, large and small
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