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Lead Contracts Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/07/2011
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Job Title: Lead Contracts Engineer
Job Location: Reading
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Ongoing
Residency: NA

The Company:
An International Oil and Gas Operator

The Role:
Working as a member of the Well Engineering and Operations Team in the corporate Contract and Procurement group, the postholder will be responsible for all aspects of contracting and procurement for BG’s drilling, well operations and related services offshore.
Accountable for compilation, tendering, evaluation, negotiation and execution of all bid and contract documents for the client's exploration drilling and associated activities offshore.
•Works with Asset and Well Engineering teams to clarify business and technical requirements
•Develops strategy for approaching the market to optimize sourcing strength.
•Prepares all bid and contract documentation.
•Negotiates and awards contracts and orders for services and equipment required for drilling and associated activities.
•Supports Asset team in post-contract performance management.
A specialist in contracting for all drilling, well operations and related services in remote offshore environments.
Interacts with key internal stakeholders in Asset, Well Engineering and C&P teams, ensuring requirements of all parties are addressed. Externally, works with contractors/suppliers and appropriate government and statutory authorities to ensure best value solutions which meet all regulatory requirements are identified and delivered.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A contracts professional with significant experience in contracting drilling, well operations and ancillary services in remote offshore environments. Individual must be able to work confidently with BG and supplier/contractor technical and commercial specialists, and also with representatives of regulatory bodies.
Confident self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
Understanding of contracts and contracting processes.
Knowledge of supply market for offshore drilling and well services.
Bachelor degree, MCIPS or equivalent preferred

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Ryan Grey at Fircroft on +44 1925 25 5478
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