Contracts Advisor - VR/29066

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Status: Permanent
Location: Portlethen, Aberdeenshire
Rate: Expectations to be discussed

This organisation is a key global provider of components and tools to the energy industry. As Contracts Advisor, you’ll provide support to the General Counsel and undertake the review, interpretation, and negotiation of a wide range of contracts.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and drafting contractual documents efficiently for compliance with the company’s global operations contracting principles and other policies.
  • Leading and supporting the negotiation of contracts to execution phase, seeking relevant approvals, ensuring the business are advised of the terms/risks in undertaking the work under the contract (providing contract summaries) and answering post execution queries/dealing with claims and disputes.
  • Coordinating the commercial input for contract variations and renewals/extensions.
  • Advising, assisting, and training the global business/sales managers on management and mitigation of contractual and commercial risk.
  • Keeping up to date with changes in contract law and ensuring management are fully appraised of key issues, pending or imminent changes, presenting on these as required and finding a resolution or suitable way forward.
  • Monitoring, updating and maintaining the company’s suite of contractual styles and terms and conditions. Ensuring the correct usage and incorporation of these by the business.
  • Maintaining the internal contracts register, monitoring and managing contracts therein.


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

  • Demonstrable experience working in a commercial contracts role in the energy industry.
  • Knowledge of legal, commercial and contractual requirements/risks in the energy industry.
  • Knowledge of oil and gas industry standard contracts (LOGIC) and contracting principles.
  • Ability to work to tight timeframes.
  • Good planning and organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with personnel at all levels in the organisation.
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills.
  • Ability to display strong commercial acumen and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative.
  • Willing to travel and be able to spend time away from home on occasion.

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