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  • Job reference: RMS0149691

RtP Focal Point

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/10/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/10/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
Our leading client is URGENTLY seeking a RtP Focal Point ready to commute weekly (5/2) from Dubai to Iraq, with an IMMEDIATE start. (Commuting option may change, if needed.)

• To be RtP (Requisition to Pay) Focal Point for selected contracts
• Execution and coordination of all SAP RtP activities related to the selected contracts
• Perform required SAP entries e.g. PR, PO, OA, SE creation
• Follow through the I-portal for invoices of the selected contracts
• Responsible for addressing/expediting resolution of issues to ensure on-time payments to Vendors/Contractors whilst complying with agreed processes and controls.
• Ensure business ethics are maintained to the highest level and ensure compliance with the BGC Business Principles

• Work closely with Contract Engineers and Contract Holders to ensure earliest possible set up of Vendors, Contracts in SAP for the selected contracts
• Initiate and maintain SAP Work Orders and Network Orders to register commitments in SAP
• Expedite release of Purchase Requisitions, Outline Agreements and Purchase Orders as and when required
• Expedite timely release of SE (Service Entry) by Contract/Budget Holders
• Ensure all required signed supporting documentation is provided by Vendors when submitting their invoices the project scanning unit
• Compliance check of Invoices and validation against contract terms
• Review all invoices and actively works the issues to resolution
• Support to Contract Holder and Engineer in raising early warnings to RtP reworks such as Contract Value increase, Purchase Order extension, rate changes.
• Drive payment performance to achieve target of 95% on-time payments
• Maintain robust tracking/record of payment related communication and documents for the audit trail
• Follow CPPM and MOA when performing RtP activities

• Reports into Contracts section of the Contracting & Procurement department. In future, this role might move into business and reporting be into someone in business rather Contracting & Procurement
• Engaging with most of the local Iraqi staff
• Dealing with various types of contracts

• Be able to work within different cultures
• Volume and complexity of invoices
• Possess the ability to convey SAP technical details to non-SAP literate project and Contractor staff in a way that they can clearly understand and relate to their responsibilities and activities.
• Able to deal with and safeguard commercially confidential information
• Independently work under limited supervision
• Strong ability to deliver through others and actively solve problems
• Willing to ‘chase’ issues to final resolution and do whatever leg work required to support Contract holders in managing their contracts in SAP
• Ability to challenge and communicate effectively with senior managers and colleagues at all levels of the company
• Ability to manage high workloads and work under pressure.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree holder with strong commercial acumen
• Minimum 5 years professional experience, including experience in similar activities required for this job
• Understanding of financial, commercial and technical controls that apply across the Contracting and Procurement process.
• Good SAP-PS/PM and MM skills. Knowledge of related SAP Accounts Payable area would be an advantage.
• Strong Computer and Analytical Skills
• Good Influencing & communication skills
• Excellent spoken & written English. Arabic speaking will be considered an added advantage

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