Senior Contracts Negotiator

14 October 2019


Our client is a growing oil and gas exploration operator who is looking to expand their dynamic procurement team by bringing on an experienced Senior Contract Negotiator.
In the role of the Senior Contract Negotiator you will work closely within the procurement team to support the business' contractual requirements. Other jobs duties will include:

  • Coordinating with Legal, Tax, and Accounting to ensure that all contracts represent the companies financial and risk tolerance.
  • Facilitating contract compliance by insuring proper communication of requirements.
  • Providing general contractual/commercial advice to business team members.

The ideal candidate will have prior Oil and Gas exploration experience, as well as a Juris Doctorate Degree. Other useful requirements would be:

  • Previous knowledge of drilling, exploration, and production in contract negotiating
  • Must be knowledgeable of US onshore contracts
  • A minimum of 5 years' of experience with domestic contracts
  • Previous experience as a contract lead on major projects

Our client is offering a competitive salary as well as an opportunity to work for a growing organization in the exploration market.
All candidates must be eligible to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship.


  • Bachelor's degree and at least five (5) years of contract negotiations' experience
  • Juris Doctor preferred
  • Ability to read, analyze and understand contracts
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented with ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficient computer skills, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access and Adobe
  • Knowledge of FileNET and Oracle Contracts' Module preferred


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 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 in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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