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Asset C&P Lead - VR/25334

Status: Temporary
Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Ref: VR/25334
Rate: Expectations to be discussed

Asset Contracts & Procurement Lead required to join an international Energy / E&P company on a contract basis for 6-9 months to cover maternity leave.


As Asset C&P Lead, you’ll be responsible for the provision of a coordinated C&P service with considerable potential to influence the profitability of their allocated asset.


Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Engaging with key stakeholders across the Assets to support delivery of their priorities.
  • Proactively working with the Lead Contract Performance in the Assets to build and maintain relationships with contractors / suppliers and monitoring their performance by participating in contract performance management activities and to ensure best performance of contracts.
  • In conjunction with Lead Cost Performance, increasing cost awareness within the Assets; making sure all Contract Reps, budget accountable and technical prescribers are fully familiar with the tools and processes for managing and reporting the costs of their contracts.
  • Acting as a focal / elevation point for all contracts, procurement and stock activities for the allocated Asset. Maintaining asset focus whilst working with other Asset C&P Leads in the area of cross-asset and regional synergies.
  • Managing and prioritising team workload to ensure operational and long-term requirements of the Assets are met.
  • Establishing and recommending for approval a Procurement Plan for allocated contracts category, including follow-up of deviations and changes throughout the year.
  • Driving cross asset and regional synergies, improving cost performance of the assets with regards to C&P activities, liaises with Category Managers on category-related topics as well as other internal stakeholders such as Legal, Audit, Finance, Tax and Insurance.
  • Ensuring a consistent business approach is taken for all activities and that cross-asset / category learnings are shared and the allocation of activities is evenly distributed between the team, to manage demand.
  • Actively contributing to all business activities e.g. KPI’s, Contracts Committee etc.
  • Leading the development of skills in your allocated team and carrying out line management duties.
  • Participating in the development of C&P procedures.


Applicants to this position should have: 

  • Extensive experience of the preparation and negotiation of high-value and complex technical services and/or purchase contracts in the oil and gas industry.
  • A relevant degree qualification and/or professional qualification (e.g. CIPS).
  • Demonstrable stakeholder management skills.
  • Demonstrable ability to develop appropriate strategies, develop and draft effective documents and conduct commercially important negotiations with contractors.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the supply chain process and fully conversant with the use of integrated business systems for all business activities associated with procurement.
  • Knowledge of the legal aspects associated with procurement.


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