Contracts Specialist (Operations) - VR/26591

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Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Aberdeen
Rate: Expectations to be discussed

Join an independent E&P company in Aberdeen as a Contract Specialist for an initial duration of 12-months.


As Contracts Specialist, your duties as responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a portfolio of high/medium value contracts pertaining to operating an offshore platform facility.
  • Prioritising tender schedules and managing workload to meet business requirements.
  • Leading the tender and evaluation process and making recommendations to management.
  • Planning, conducting and concluding complex contract negotiations.
  • Preparing detailed Recommendation to Award papers and presentations to review boards where required.
  • Drafting agreements using standard templates.
  • Contract management from kick-off to close-out.
  • Providing contractual advice, support and interpretation to the Operations team.
  • Leading complex negotiations.
  • Leading claim and dispute teams, ensuring positive outcomes where applicable.
  • Developing and implementing supplier relationship performance management plans, including performance reviews, and identifying improvement plans for any underperforming contracts.
  • Working closely with stakeholders to understand their needs and requirements through good communication and collaboration.
  • Building and maintaining network and relationships with business and regulatory partners relevant to operated activities in the UK to secure necessary resources to achieve objectives.
  • Monitoring the external environment to identify and take advantage of immediate business opportunities to improve results within defined area of responsibility.


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

  • Preference for degree qualification in business/management/law/QS or equivalent discipline.
  • Extensive experience in oil and gas, with relevant experience in a range of categories.
  • Professionally qualified i.e. CIPS, RICS
  • Significant, in-depth knowledge and experience of contracts, conditions and conventions prevalent in the UKCS arena
  • Demonstrable experience of tendering, awarding and managing high risk, high value contracts and procurement across a range of requirements pertaining to operating an offshore platform facility.
  • Experienced in developing contract strategies, which have delivered overall value to the business.
  • Competent and experienced contract negotiator.
  • In-depth understanding of Contractor remuneration structures and their commercial implications.
  • Managed internal and Contractor relationships at a senior level.
  • A strong understanding of stakeholders and their interests.

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