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  • Job reference: RMS0162210

Supply Chain Contract Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Dubai
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/11/2015
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The Role:
• Liaison and functional representation internal as well as external with Government / Partner tender boards;
• Ensure suppliers and contractors are selected in a rigorous and transparent fashion, whilst meeting legislative and business requirements;
• Provides support in developing contracting strategies and tender plans for assigned BU’s within specialist area of drilling, and supports the delivery of contract performance targets;
• Develops contractual awareness within assigned BU’s and ensures a clear financial understanding in terms of contract costs, accruals, etc. ;
• Leads the tendering, evaluation and negotiation process in relation to the award of contracts and agreements and makes recommendations to management, ensuring strict compliance with supply chain rules, procedures and industry codes of conduct;
• Contributes to and leads dispute negotiations;
• Drafts contracts and agreements, processes amendments and variations and ensures internal & external approvals are obtained;
• Ensures contractors/suppliers are managed in an integrated manner in order to achieve one team spirit and no boundaries;
• Identifies opportunities to develop and promote positive relationship management with contractors and suppliers, leading to partnerships that focus on creating sustainable value;
• Promotes continuous improvement and high performance in all aspects of contracts and purchase order management;
• Maintains an up to date knowledge of technology, industry supply chain initiatives and market trends/pricing;
• Keep good control and do market research on local market conditions.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree or equivalent in e.g. Supply Chain Management, Oil and Gas Law or other relevant degree; 15+ years relevant experience;
• Demonstrable experience in contracting and procurement of goods & services (preferably within area of drilling with an International Upstream Oil & Gas organisation);
• Skills level of International Procurement Governance;
• Awareness of Best Practices in Supply Chain procedures;
• Min 5 years working knowledge in more senior Supply Chain contract engineering positions;
• Preference for CIPS (or equivalent) certification
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