Contract Specialist

Location: Aberdeen

Date Posted: 16 July 2018

Closing Date: 6 August 2018

Staff/Contractor: Contractor

Department: PSCM

Onshore/Offshore: Onshore

Reports to: Supply Chain Manager

Role Purpose

Deliver an integrated Contracts support to all areas of the Operators business - across suppliers, contractors related to all areas of business including Operations, Exploration, maintenance, Integrity and Support (IT, HR, Office services other Corporate) services,  Including Tendering and contract negotiation.
 

Areas of Responsibility

Geographical Span: Serica Assets- UKCS
Budgetary Responsibilities: No
Direct Reports: No
Travel Required: Occasional as required
 

Main Tasks

  • Deliver integrated Supply Chain support in an Exploration and Production environment - across suppliers, contractors related to all areas of business including Operations, Exploration, maintenance, Integrity and Support (IT, HR, Office services other Corporate) services
  • Demonstrate Customer Focus and work closely with Business
  • Implement and maintain a safe production environment, abiding by and reinforcing Company‚Äôs HSEQ  policy
  • Undertake effective Contractor Performance Management Programs to position both the company and contractor for success
  • Champion change associated with the consolidation and preferred management approach towards existing contracts
  • Provide excellent service to all users balancing cost, value, expediency and efficiency
  • Undertake contract negotiation and management to ensure that Serica commercial standards are being adhered to and risk exposure is mitigated accordingly
  • Participate in the delivery of an effective supplier performance management program
  • Undertake market analysis and trends
  • Lean process management and re-engineering as required to maximise efficiency in the Contracts function and lead continuous operational/contractor improvement
  • Effective evaluation and management of supplier risks through systematic audit procedures
  • Active participation in supply chain initiatives
  • Engagement with other operational and business functions, including Legal, Finance, Operations, Maintenance and Engineering

Professional Skills

Essential:
  • A working knowledge of Oil & Gas Supply Chain in the relevant areas of business - Production Operations, Wells/Drilling or Projects
  • Experience with effective Contractor Performance Management Programs
  • Well versed in Contract structures, templates, formats with special emphasis on LOGIC
  • The ability to demonstrate an understanding of contracting within an ERP application
  • Advanced negotiation skills

Desirable:
  • Possible cross-over skills from a different profession/trade that demonstrably enhance performance and results

Behavioural Skills

Essential:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer services and Interpersonal skills
  • Meeting facilitation/ Multi-media Presentation skills

Education Requirements

Essential:
 
  • A degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Business Management or similar relevant degree
Desirable:
  • Member of a Chartered Institute or equivalent 
 

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Closing Date:
6 August 2018