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  • Job reference: RMS0102680

Practice Lead - Procurement & Contracts

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: UK & Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/02/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client is a Global Operator in the Oil and Gas Industry.

The Role:
We are actively seeking applications from experienced contracts and procurement professionals in both the UK and US for a role of Practice Lead - Procurement & Contracts.

The successful candidate with undertake a strategic and best practice role and be tasked with playing a key role in improving the 'road map' for supply chain and contracts management at the client.

Key responsibilities will include negotiation of high value contracts, implementing procurement strategies, coaching and co-ordination of procurement and supply chain employees across a number of business units internationally.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- EU national or with eligibility to work in the UK (for non UK roles we are seeking US nationals)
- Commercial, legal, procurement or QS related First Degree
- Ability to impact strategically on ‘best practice’ within a multi-national procurement or contracts administration function
- Previous success in implementing corporate improvement initiatives
- Experience working for a large global organisation or within a multi-stakeholder environment
- Excellence in negotiation and commercial decision making and awareness
- All round abilities across quantity surveying, contract law and contract administration
- Oil and Gas experience essential