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  • Job reference: RMS0099977

Lead Contracts Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/10/2011
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The Company:
A major EPC Oil and Gas Operator

The Role:
Working as a member of the Well Engineering and Operations Team in the corporate Contracts and Procurement group, the postholder will be responsible for all aspects of contracting and procurement for client’s drilling, well operations and related services offshore.

Reports to C&P Manager – Well Engineering & Operations. No direct reports.

Accountable for compilation, tendering, evaluation, negotiation and execution of all bid and contract documents for 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 client’s 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.
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 the operator and supplier/contractor technical and commercial specialists, and also with representatives of regulatory bodies.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
•Confident self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
•Deep understanding of contracts and contracting processes and procedures.
•Knowledge of supply market for offshore drilling and well services.

Bachelor degree, MCIPS or equivalent preferred
Qualified and able to work in the UK.
Must be mobile for business travel
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