Senior Contracts Analyst - VR/28157

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Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
Rate: Expectations to be discussed

Senior Contracts Analyst required to undertake a contract with an international E&P company until the end of 2024.


You’ll join a Contracts & Procurement (C&P) Team responsible for the planning, prioritisation and delivery of an effective contract service to meet the operational needs of the company’s business categories.  


To achieve this, you’ll collaborate with a wide network of internal and external stakeholders who all have responsibilities for delivering contracting services to the operation and will be a key interface between all stakeholders to plan and prioritise activities.


You’ll have considerable potential to influence the profitability of the business category through identifying cost-effective supply chain processes.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organising and prioritising assigned activities, including strategies, pre-qualifications, tender list development, issues of CFT, analysis of tenders, contract negotiations and the preparation of contractual documentation ensuring compliance with company policies, procedures, and legislation.
  • Participating in the coaching of Contract Analysts to help develop competences within the team.
  • Building a network of duets with all key stakeholders, ensuring appropriate level of service is being achieved, priorities are known and highlighting any areas of concern.
  • Building contracting synergies through regular communication with Category Managers on category related topics, as well as other internal stakeholders.
  • Contributing to a master procurement plan ensuring all contracting needs need are anticipated, prioritised and planned to include regular follow up of deviations and changes throughout the year.
  • Collaborating with contract duets to prepare and present contract committee presentations, providing support and direction towards achieving a clearly defined approval request.
  • Collaborating with the Legal Team to deliver contracting documents that comply with company rules, contracting principles, process and governance.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with contractors / suppliers and monitor their performance by participating in contract performance management activities.
  • Ensuring all contract reps, budget accountable and technical prescribers are fully familiar with the tools and processes for managing and reporting of the costs of their contracts.
  • Supporting a culture of compliance to all applicable company rules for contracts. Reporting any non-compliance and contributes to corrective action plans to protect P2P process. Participating in development of C&P procedures.
  • Supporting the focal point for contractual activities, whilst working with contracts discipline in cross-asset and regional synergies.
  • Collaborating with C&P Support and Performance Team to contribute to agreed KPI, CPI and SOX results while participating with action plans that promote continuous improvement of the contracting process.


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

  • Degree, diploma, or equivalent qualification and demonstrable professional experience in an oil industry supply chain environment, in the contracts & procurement discipline.
  • Demonstratable practical experience in preparation and negotiation of high value and complex technical services and/or purchase contracts.
  • Demonstratable ability to develop appropriate strategies, draft effective documents and conduct commercially important negotiations with contractors. 
  • Understanding of the supply chain process and conversant with the use of integrated business systems for all business activities associated with procurement. 
  • Knowledge of the legal aspects associated with procurement.
  • Demonstrable people skills with proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally with other departments.
  • Effective communicator- both verbally and written – with the ability to challenge and negotiate constructively to influence decisions or ways of working.


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