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Supply Chain Analyst
Negotiable
15 May 2018

Petroplan is hiring for multiple Supply Chain Analysts in Houston, TX - these will be 6 month to a year contracts.


SUPPLY CHAIN Analyst

  • Strong knowledge and skill set in executing procurement processes including demand planning, Sourcing and contracting
  • Hands on working knowledge of Requisition to Pay process in SAP
  • Project management experience
  • Strong analytical skills including data analysis/ Creating simple total cost models
  • High level of system friendliness. Ability to learn and utilize systems (SAP/ Ariba/ Open Invoice/ Spotfire/ Salesforce etc). Ability to run reports, create metrics and maintain dashboards
  • Strong sense of urgency desired
  • Ability to handle multiple activities at once (multi task)
  • High levels of energy and execution focus
  • Ability to work across categories Familiarity with creating and managing price books in an ecommerce environment
  • E&P work experience preferred.
  • The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with limited supervision and will need to plan for and manage his/her daily activities and complex projects/issues.
  • The Specialist will work closely and develop strong business relationships with Business Partners to define the best solutions, which address priority business needs or issues.
  • The ability to conduct necessary analysis, devise and present appropriate approaches and solutions, and ensure the timely delivery of high quality services is a must.
  • A strong contracting background, negotiation skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of category management concepts



ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support procurement demand planning process including creating and updating key metrics to support demand planning process
  • Conduct sourcing using structured sourcing processes including spend, market and demand analysis
  • Negotiate legal and commercial terms that achieve optimal business results. Create contracts ensuring adequate cross functional collaboration and per policies and procedures
  • Price book creation and compliance for identified categories and suppliers
  • Work with business partners to understand business needs/ requirements and define supply chain services needed to address these needs/requirements. Develop and maintain strong relationships with business partners, keeping them fully informed of changes to specification/terms of service with a particular supplier/contractor
  • The Specialist (Contractor) will support specific projects/initiatives aimed at improving the efficiency of GSC
  • Manage supplier relates issues as needed
  • Ensure compliance with legislative regulations and corporate policies and procedures (Sarbanes-Oxley, FCPA, etc.).
  • Develop working relationships that motivate suppliers/contractors to deliver required level of service and to facilitate the speedy and effective resolution of issues, as needed
  • Drive continuous improvement
  • Identify key contract risks and the associated mitigation strategies
  • Work with GSC colleagues and business partners to understand business needs/requirements and define GSC services needed to address these needs/requirements
  • Plan and schedule work activities, within prescribed parameters


EXPERIENCE: 4 years professional level work experience in Supply Chain, Exploration and Production related experience is a plus.


EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Accounting or Engineering

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Snr Contracts Advisor
Negotiable
11 May 2018


Our client, an emerging Operator within the Oil & Gas Industry, has a requirement for an experienced Senior Contracts Advisor with a focus on Downstream / LNG Projects.
The role will be initially based in Houston, TX however may require visits to Project Sites both domestically and internationally.

Job Overview
This role will be an integral part of the Snr Leadership Team and will be at the forefront of the development and execution of a Major Petro-Chemical facility.
The Snr Project Contracts Advisor is primarily responsible for assisting the Sr. Project Manager for Contracts and Project Controls in contracting for, and administering an Engineering Design and Services Agreement, and negotiating an EPC Agreement. The Snr Project Contract Advisor initiates, tracks and monitors the RFP process and contract development process, contract changes, deliverables, correspondence and risks, and maintains associated documentation.

Roles/Responsibilities

  • Understand and aid in the project teams' understanding of all contract requirements and coordinate with the project team to ensure compliance with all contracts throughout the life of the project. Responsible for informing the project team of the requirements of the contract and monitoring compliance. Works with the project team and/or business unit and Legal, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly and manages the OBE process to convert from a cost reimbursable phase to a Lump Sum phase.
  • Responds to complex inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions and prepares change order and amendment documents in conjunction with legal and the contracts manager. Aids the Sr. Project Manager, Contracts and Procurement in managing the ongoing life cycle of the agreement including any potential amendments to product/service price and/or terms and conditions, contract performance against commitments, and compliance to agreed terms.
  • Aids in negotiating contract terms, pricing and payment schedules, ensuring that the agreements with vendors/suppliers are commercially advantageous. Prepares negotiation plan and prepares back up documentation prior to negotiations.
  • Prepares reviews, drafts white papers and creates tools for analyzing and tracking of Contractor OBE process and claims.
  • Prepares and initiates letters and responses to the EPC contractor regarding various aspects of the project and contract. Prepares notices and facilitates quick responses to EPC contractor's inquiries.
  • Liaise between the risk and tax departments and contractors to develop and administer insurance and tax programs required for specific projects, regions, or financing needs.
  • Develops and integrates contract management tools, templates, methods and processes. Using tools and templates, prepares and disseminates information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc. Works with Project Analyst to develop and maintain the contract database and manage the contract document repository in SharePoint.
  • Actively involved in regional and global contract management initiatives and aware of impacts to the project, including any weather threats to the region or job site, or governmental tariff risk and ensures proper documentation and management of the initiatives or events.


Experience / Education

  • Recognized Bachelors Degree - Preferably in Business or English
  • Minimum of 10 x years experience within the energy / oil & gas industry
  • LNG and Commercial Legal experience a plus.
  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of general corporate business practices, government and commercial contracting regulations and principles, subcontracting practices, and accounting and finance principles
  • Clear understanding of contracting strategies, including Convertible Contracts (i.e. OBE to LSTK Agreements)
  • Experience in Open Book Process is a plus
  • Strong contracts negotiation skills
  • Able to resolve contracts and pricing issues
  • Detail oriented and adheres to deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate excellent analytical and mathematical skills
  • Certification a plus (i.e., CFCM, CCCM, CPCM, CPM)
  • National Contract Management Association (NCMA) membership or International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM) preferred

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

IT Category Manager
Up to US$145000 per annum
08 May 2018


IT Category Manager
Petroplan is looking to hire an IT Category Manager for a major Oil and Gas Company in the Houston, Texas area.
Summary
Under broad direction, responsible for managing all of or a subset of commodities within a category consisting of several commodity groups, prioritizing initiatives, managing the implementation of the category strategy and supplier agreements, determining category and sub-category strategies, managing suppliers and their contracts, and measuring cost and benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for market intelligence and category analysis by assessing external market conditions, identifying risk, and developing effective cost reduction models.
  • Must possess excellent project management, change management, collaboration, communication, contract/negotiations, and risk management skills in order to successfully coordinate supplier relationships and major commercial decisions across a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Leads the business through decision making and champions opportunities to make necessary improvements.
  • Manages a team of Category Specialists and Buyers.



Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5 years of experience in supply chain, field operations and/or project management.



Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in IT category.
  • Prior leadership experience.
  • Strong communication skills with experience interfacing with various internal stakeholders.
  • Expert negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong understanding of sourcing process.
  • Experience in contract generation.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Supply Chain Specialist
Negotiable
08 May 2018


Petroplan is looking to hire a Supply Chain Specialist for a Major Oil and Gas Company here in Houston, TX.


Job Description:
This position is based in Houston, Texas and will be part of the Global Category Management Team, reporting to the Global Category Manager for Rigs. In this role you would be a key member of the team responsible for managing and coordinating global contracts and preferred supplier relationships for onshore and offshore drilling rigs, work-over rigs, and light well intervention vessels.


Job Duties:

  • Drive integrated value creation through heavy involvement in cross-functional category management teams.
  • Develop comprehensive, cross asset solutions which underpin a sustainable competitive advantage
  • Tailor category strategies which deliver the lowest, direct and indirect, lifecycle costs.
  • Implement commercial solutions which increase the ability to be nimble and responsive in the marketplace.
  • Partner and collaborate with key service suppliers to identify opportunities and extract maximum value out of relationships.
  • establish a best-in-class category management foundation which will drive standardization, efficiencies, and informed decision making which will be achieved through:
  • Market Intelligence (through the development and management of market intelligence materials).
  • Sourcing (through the development of category strategies and sourcing templates).
  • Supplier evaluations (through the development of an objective supplier evaluation mechanism).
  • Contracting (through the development of Global Frame Agreements and Model Contracts).
  • Supplier Relationship Management (through the development of performance scorecards & KPIs, use of analytical tools and collaborative platforms to drive value).
  • Category Management in the E&P Drilling & Completions space
  • Oil & Gas industry, to include Oil & Gas economics, security of supply risks, and supplier market.
  • Category Management, to include strategy development, sourcing execution, and contracting.
  • Supplier Development, to include supplier collaboration and continuous improvement.
  • Leadership and cross-functional influencing skills.


Key Accountabilities

  • Support the management a comprehensive onshore and offshore portfolio of direct D&C category expenditure.
  • Build strong internal networks amongst stakeholders (Asset Leads, Project Leads, D&C Managers, D&C Engineering Managers, Superintendents, and Supply Chain).
  • Play a leadership role on cross-functional category teams focused on integrated value creation.
  • Manage the 'end to end' sourcing process; market analysis, demand management, supplier qualification, procurement strategy development, negotiation, and contractor performance management for assigned projects.
  • Deliver 'economic' category-level, enterprise-first focused solutions through deep understanding of both asset/project-level economics and category-level cost targets.
  • Develop appropriate risk mitigation strategies to address security of supply risks during both falling & rising markets.
  • Drive solutions for tomorrow's challenges through leveraged use of data analytics and increased supplier collaboration
  • Maximize supplier performance through robust performance scorecards, KPIs, and supplier relationship management programs to develop sustainable competitive advantages.
  • Provide company with updated onshore and offshore market intelligence and influence the development of company plans on the basis of this information.
  • Review and amend category plans to account for regional factors including tax, legal, and local content considerations.
  • Ensure compliance with legislative regulations and corporate policies and procedures (Sarbanes-Oxley, FCPA, etc).
  • Proactively participate and provide leadership in support of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Social Responsibility initiatives.
  • Collaborate with other Supply Chain representatives in order to maximize opportunities across D&C categories and assets.


Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Accounting, or Engineering (or similar experience).
  • 3-5 Years of category management / procurement experience required, with a minimum of 2 years drilling and completions experience preferred
  • Thorough understanding of how rigs (completions) fit within the upstream value chain
  • Ability to visualize industry trends and direction as a basis for formalizing category strategies.
  • Demonstrated delivery through dynamic industry cycles
  • Proven track record of category management/procurement delivery for a major contractor or operator.
  • Gravitas and maturity to stand ground and maintain objectiveness on critical issues.
  • Strong analytical skills, familiarity with should cost models, and ability to conceptualize and develop strategies which address business-related concepts.
  • Ability to operate effectively in an environment with a level of ambiguity and changing priorities.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; ability to prepare and deliver compelling business presentations.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to perform under pressure.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa andAustralasiasupport projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Contracts Advisor
Negotiable
16 April 2018


Petroplan is currently hiring for a Contracts Advisor for a major Oil and Gas Company in Houston, TX with relocation to Saudi Arabia.

The Contracts Advisor primary role is to serve as the Contract Proponent representative in the development and administration of contracts in assigned organization. In addition, the Contracts Advisor provides contractual expertise necessary to develop, maintain and administer various contracts and amendments simultaneously. Provides input on related contract actions (i.e., actions required to administer, extend, renew, and terminate the contracts). The value of individual contracts developed by an incumbent is between $500,000 and up to $100 million.
Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Construction/Project Management or closely related fields. An advanced degree is acceptable.
  • Mnimum Five (5) years' experience in Contracts Administration, contracting techniques and must be familiar with contracting strategies with three (3) years in related to Construction work in commercial, light industrial, institutional, residential development projects and or multifamily residential projects. International experience highly desirable.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the preparation of financial studies that establish feasibilities for contract type services and evaluation of alternatives that may be technical, financial and/or procedural/administrative.
  • Develop, in conjunction with Contracting professional, analysis and technical qualification of bidders.
  • Support in the development of the scope of work for various contract services.
  • Develop contracts status reports for executive management.
  • Participate as the contract proponent representative on the Bid Review Team charged with development of a realistic Company position on contract terms and the negotiation of these terms.
  • Assist in the preparation of professional analysis or development of bid responses, negotiation offers and counter offers.
  • Assist in the preparation of verifications of contractor cost and escalation or de-escalation amendments.
  • Forms part of negotiating team, comprised of Contracting and contract proponent representatives. Prepares responses and helps to represent applicable proponent on Claim Review Panels.
  • Provide or assist in the provision for proponent representation in the administration of contracts and participate in the development of financial and technical advice, intent of contract language, scopes of service or other clauses that may impact cost and cost/benefit relationships.
  • Support in providing justifications and recommendations for changes in contracting procedure or contract format for management approval.
  • Perform periodic examination of Contract Administration in the field in order to locate shortcomings or potential problems in the administrative procedures or contract terms and conditions.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

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