Contracts Analyst - VR/26471

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Status: Temporary
Location: Westhill, Aberdeen
Rate: Expectations To Be Discussed

Contracts Analyst required to join an international E&P company to support a project, initially until November 2023.


As Contracts Analyst, you’ll be responsible for the preparation, negotiation, award and monitoring the administration of contracts for works / goods / services in such a manner as to ensure the company’s best commercial interests are both served and protected, monitoring relevant markets and supporting contractor performance management.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organising and controlling all processes in assigned contract portfolio including strategies, pre-qualifications, tender list development, issuing ITT / CFT, analysing tenders, contract negotiations and preparing contractual documentation.
  • Proactively building and maintaining relationships with contractors / suppliers and monitoring their performance by participating in contract performance management activities.
  • Proactively working with counterparts within the renewables entity to build and maintain relationships with team / contractors / suppliers.
  • Actively pursuing contracting synergy opportunities for all business requirements.
  • Delivering cost savings without compromising safety or quality.
  • Providing proactive and timely advice and support to internal and external stakeholders in all matters relating to contracts function, including operating as a ‘duet’ with the technical counterpart to promote effective contract planning, management and performance.
  • Utilising approved standard contract documentation and ensuring compliance with standard contracting principles during negotiations.
  • Complying with all applicable contracts and procurement rules, governance and process.
  • Ensuring contractor / supplier selection is carried out in accordance with company requirements and compliance programme and that safety and environmental assessments are part of the selection process.
  • Mitigating project risk through proactive management and negotiation of contractual disputes. supporting settlement of claims, in conjunction with senior management and legal, by proposing strategies and actions and by participating in negotiations.
  • Contributing to the process of continuous improvement, including participation in and promotion of lean initiatives and adoption and sharing of best practice.
  • Preparing and presenting contracts committee presentations, when required.


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

  • Educated to degree level or similar and/or demonstrate competence through experience.
  • Ideally hold, or be working towards, a relevant professional qualification (CIPS or similar).
  • Strong, demonstrable, practical experience in preparation and negotiation of medium to high complexity technical contracts.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross?functionally with other departments in a dynamic business environment.
  • Capability to operate with a globally distributed network of colleagues to manage relationships and identify opportunities for synergies.
  • Demonstrated experience in sourcing negotiations, supplier management and contract management.
  • Ability to challenge others in a constructive manner and negotiate with internal peers and other stakeholder representatives to influence decisions or ways of working.

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