Lead Contracts Engineer

Negotiable
30 October 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Purpose

To provide high level of understanding of legal and technical issues in order to resolve disputes and resolve complex commercial issues.
Responsible for high value commercial activities including the tendering procedures, change management, contract preparation, negotiation of terms and conditions and provide practical commercial solutions to any claims or disputes. Advise user departments in relation to contract process management to ensure all commercial activities are carried out in line with the company contracting guidelines. Lead the Contract Commitment Team (CCT) in the preparation of sourcing strategy, tender board memos and post contract performance reviews throughout the contracts active lifecycle.

Job Requirements

  • Drilling contracts experience essential
  • Relevant Bachelor's degree required; Law Degree preferred.
  • Ideally with a post-graduate qualification in Contract Management or in a complementary area.
  • 10 years' contracts experience in oil and gas operations or similar industries.
  • Extensive experience in the preparation and negotiation of tenders/contracts of small/medium/large scale projects with complexity and diversity.
  • Working experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, preferably Oracle.
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of contract and legal terms.
  • Demonstrate a high level of commercial and technical knowledge.
  • Proficient in contractual correspondence, contract verbatim and report writing.
  • Good knowledge of contract law; knowledge of oil and gas contract terms and conditions a plus.
  • Firm negotiator and Customer service oriented.
  • Self-directed and highly motivated.
  • Ability to prioritise amongst various demands and working well under pressure.
  • Ability and willingness to effectively coach and develop less experienced team members.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills with excellent oral and written English communication skills.

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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