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Contract Advisor - VR/27464

Status: Temporary
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/27464 S
Rate: Expectations to be discussed

Requirement for an experienced Contracts Advisor to join a leading independent E&P company for an initial 12-month contract duration. This position is office-based in Aberdeen.


As Contracts Advisor, you’ll work within the Operations & Business Support contracts function and will be allocated a portfolio of IT and Facilities contracts.


Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Managing post award contract / commercial management of the contracts already in place.
  • Contract progress verification, change management, claims mitigation, invoice verification and closeout.
  • Overseeing preparation and administration of minor third-party contracts.
  • Ensuring all compliance, project Joint Venture and Company requirements regarding contracting processes are satisfied.
  • Developing and implementing post award Contractor relationship / performance management including the tracking of the same.
  • Compliant contract administration.
  • Engaging and coordinating with Legal and other functional SMEs for contracting support.



  • Preparing requests for proposal documentation.
  • Co-ordinating subsequent evaluation / award recommendation.
  • Leading negotiations.
  • Contract development and award.


Additional tasks:

  • Management of SAP / eProcurement system records.
  • Establishing and ensuring the needs and requirements of key internal and external stakeholders are met.
  • Representing the Project(s) Team as the SCM focal point at all monthly Tender Board Meetings as required.


Our client is seeking a candidate with the following skills, experience, and qualifications:


  • Previous experience as a Contracts Advisor on similar work scope, capable of managing multiple contracts of varying levels of complexity, preferably having worked for an Operator in the UKCS.
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with high volume of activity.
  • Highly experienced and knowledgeable with formal SCM systems including principles and associated processes, practices, or tools including contract drafting and formulation, legal requirements, Terms and Conditions and risk assessment.
  • Experienced and effective in interfacing with internal stakeholders such as core business operations, compliance, Legal, Finance, as well as the Procurement, Materials, QA/QC and Logistics elements of the overarching supply chain management, as well as external stakeholders.
  • Working knowledge of end-to-end Contracting process (Planning, Sourcing, Negotiation and Supplier Management).
  • Proven business and commercial acumen, including negotiation skills.
    Proficient in SAP, e-Procurement systems and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to effectively communicate within a multi-functional project team and with various technical backgrounds.
  • Preferably degree qualified in an appropriate commercial discipline (e.g., Quantity Surveying, Business Management, Law).

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