Contracts Assistant - VR/27457

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Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Aberdeen
Rate: Expectations To Be Discussed

Contracts Assistant required for a 6-month contract with an E&P company based in Aberdeen.


As Contracts Assistant, you’ll support the organisation in the sourcing of goods and services and providing contractual administration support to meet business needs.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creating and issuing Purchase Orders (POs) and any PO Variations. Updating the technical team(s) of ongoing status.
  • Contributing to or leading PO negotiations.
  • Drafting, issuing and executing contract variations.
  • Ensuring the business is not exposed to unnecessary contractual and / or commercial risk.
  • Ensuring commercial and contractual risk is considered in all supporting documentation and that the company is not exposed to undue contractual risk.
  • Building relationships with external third-party contractors.
  • Supporting post-award contract management compliance by supporting contract owners in scheduling Business Performance Reviews (BPRs) with third-party contractors, facilitating post-award kick-off meetings and ongoing BPR meetings, taking and issuing minutes of meetings as required and expediting any action until close-out.
  • Achilles database focal point.
  • Creating and distributing monthly contract management information pack for all contracts managed in SCM.
  • Creating new contract records and maintaining existing contract records in company BMS.
  • Ongoing management of PO and contract register.
  • Resolving any invoice queries to aid timely payment.
  • Resolving any disputed invoices in conjunction with the technical team(s) and third-party contractors.
  • Onboarding new suppliers.
  • Full compliance with the company’s anti-bribery and corruption policy.


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

  • Ideally a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Law or Business Management).
  • Relevant oil and gas industry experience preferably gained through working within an operator or contractor environment.
  • Preferable office-based experience in an SCM function.
  • Strong organisational, planning and negotiation skills.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work under own initiative but also as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload to meet business needs and working to tight deadlines.
  • Results oriented and commercially aware.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

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