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Senior Contracts Analyst

Role: Senior Contract Analyst
Contract: 1 year contract initially
Location: Aberdeen
IR35: Inside
Our Client has a requirement for a Senior Contract Analyst, who will be required to work on a contract basis in Aberdeen.
Role Purpose:
We're currently seeking an experienced Contract Analyst, on a PAYE basis, to join our Supply Chain Management team in Aberdeen, where you will contribute to the development and execution of contract management services, providing proactive commercial solutions to our Drilling & Completions function which supports the clients international's North Sea Operations. The client's portfolio of work offers the opportunity to support the activities through the full life cycle of oil and gas, from exploration, appraisal, development, operations, through to decommissioning activities. You will provide contract management support with an emphasis on providing the best value for the company with a focus on budget, governance and assurance controls, as well as playing a significant role in the advancement of a continuous improvement mind-set. You will also be able to proactively manage assigned contracts alongside the Contract Owner to ensure that client is receiving the best value from its external supply relationships and have the ability to develop strong working relationships across the organisation
Job Role Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Contracts Team Lead you will play a key role in the development and execution of the Contracts Team functional strategy, with a focus on Drilling & Completions Contracts, providing support to key stakeholders across the business by:
• Contributing to the development and execution of the overarching D&C contracting strategy, in support of all contracting activities.
• Giving advice and support across the organisation on matters relating to contracts planning, strategy and performance management.
• Undertaking all formal contracting activities relating to on / offshore service and work contracts, including assessment of internal and external demand, pre-qualifications, tender list development and contract development strategies. Issue of ITT, analysis of tenders, contract negotiations, preparation of contractual documentation and contract management plans.
• Completion of post-award contract administration including drafting and processing of amendments, variations, dispute management and obtaining internal & external approvals.
• Providing comprehensive advice on commercial and business risk.
• Contributing to the process of continuous improvement in the contracting process, including the adoption and sharing of best practice. Openly and proactively share knowledge across Supply Chain and wider business teams.
• The delivery of high-quality service provision which ensures activities are completed to the highest professional and integrity standards in accordance with CNOOC`s contracting procedures/processes and business controls, whilst ensuring all decisions/commitments are recorded in an auditable manner.
• Working with department manager's and contract owners to monitor the performance of contractors and suppliers, developing highly positive and constructive relationships with key contacts, internally and externally, holding regular feedback meetings with all stakeholders. • Taking ownership for the continuous development of personal and technical expertise and knowledge.
• Sharing knowledge and mentoring less experienced team members.
• Having a good understanding of outcome based contracting and transformational contracting methodologies which actively encourage superior performance.
• Participation at Contracts Review Board for key strategies and contracts.
Experience / Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications:
Qualified to Degree level or equivalent, you will have a proven track record of Contracts Management within the Oil and Gas industry. We are particularly interested in you if you have the following skills and knowledge:
• Relevant experience in contracting within the oil and gas industry, experience in an Operator environment is beneficial but not essential
• Solid understanding of the oil and gas industry supply chain market and its contracting principles (use of LOGIC based contracts) and practices
• Full understanding of current UK/EU procurement legislation and the compliance requirements in terms of Supply Chain
• High degree of commercial awareness and fully developed analytical skills in terms of contractual cost analysis
• Comprehensive understanding of contractual risk allocation
• Highly developed facilitation and negotiation skills
• Extensive experience in post award contract management
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Ability to perform at a high level under pressure and to prioritise work accordingly
• Articulate communication skills
• Numerate, analytical and logical thinker with strong organisational ability
• An effective relationship-builder at all levels, with strong influencing ability both internally and externally
• Knowledge of information systems such as SAP and highly competent in using Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Experience in budget and reporting techniques
• An understanding of project management practices
At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.
We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Senior Contract Analyst looking for new employment.

Senior Contracts Analyst

United Kingdom
Full time

Published on 3 Mar 2023

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