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  • Job reference: RMS0139630

Senior Contracts Specialist - Drilling & Wells

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/04/2014
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The Role:
The position will report into Head of Procurement - Aberdeen. The Procurement function in Aberdeen will provide a vital service role to support project deliverables.

Drive drilling and well procurement activities on behalf of Client and TPD, leading strategic sourcing processes and managing the supply chain process.

Forge collaborative relationships with technical counterparts to understand project demands and market requirements within Drilling & Wells.

Drive Drilling & Well SCM processes for the business in Aberdeen in close cooperation with local business representatives and corporate functions within and outside Procurement/SCM.

Lead or participate in strategic sourcing processes.

Demand and market analysis.

Supplier pre-qualifications.

Development of overall and specific procurement strategies.

Development of tender packages and lead/coordinate complete tender processes.

Prepare contractual documentation in accordance with Client procedures.

Vendor evaluation, negotiation and contract award.

Drive and perform Contract Administration and Supplier Relationship Management.

Advise internal customer on procurement issues.

Coordinate/expedite goods and services as required including handling Service Management request, placing purchase orders and following up relevant operational issues.

Develop and maintain productive and positive relationships with all key internal and external stakeholders.

Apply and assure compliance with Client governing Supply Chain Management processes.

Significant experience in the creation and management of major drilling & well contracts in the UKCS.

Experience gained within an operator environment would be beneficial.

Experienced in strategic sourcing and SCM processes.

Experienced in supporting large scale and high value drilling and well activities in the UKCS.

Solid experience of UK legislative environment and contractual agreements.

Demonstrable ability to forge strong stakeholder relationships.

Ability to work in a cross cultural / international working environment.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
SAP experience including Requisition to Pay models advantageous.

Qualifications Degree qualification in a relevant discipline e.g. Supply Chain Management, Business Studies, Law, would be desirable.

Relevant MSc desirable.

CIPS Membership desirable.
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