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Senior Contracts Specialist – VR/23987

Status: Temporary
Location: Kingswells, Aberdeen
Ref: VR/23987
Rate: Expectations To Be Discussed

12-month contract requirement for an experienced Senior Contracts Specialist to work with an E&P company based in Aberdeen.


As Senior Contracts Specialist, you’ll be responsible for leading the management and coordination of all four phases of the Procurement Process including strategy development, pre-qualification, tender evaluation / negotiation, and post award management of Operations related contract requirements.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pre-qualification of the market to evaluate and identify suitable vendors.
  • Preparing tender strategies and ITT packages for one-off contracts or Master Services Agreements to assist with meeting requirements of Operations Department.
  • Leading detailed quantitative and qualitative tender evaluations, directing contractual and commercial negotiations in accordance with contracting principles.
  • Liaising with key internal stakeholders to evaluate tenders, obtaining contract award approvals and contract execution.
  • Developing and presenting detailed recommendations to management.
  • Processing requisitions once approved by budget holders into purchase orders, applying due diligence to pricing and terms and conditions, issuing to suppliers, tracking return of signed order and expediting same.
  • Negotiating and administering commercial contracts and system generated call-off orders against master service contracts across the business.
  • Responsibility for contract risk mitigation and commercial optimisation, ensuring best value.
  • Provision of post-award administration support, including contract amendment and variation administration reporting.
  • Responsibility for key supplier performance and relationship management, including KPI’s and FPAL feedback.
  • Development and management of detailed project procurement plans.
  • Ensuring the Supply Chain Department procurement plan is kept up to date.
  • Ensuring effective cost / budget tracking and CTR management.


Applicants to this position should offer considerable experience in a similar role, ideally gained within an E&P / Operator environment. You’ll need strong negotiation skills, a proven ability to develop relationships with stakeholders and suppliers and should have excellent communication skills.


Experience of LOGIC contracts and knowledge of Oracle / Maximo (or similar ERP systems) is preferred.

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