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Contracts Administrator
Negotiable
18 June 2018

The Contract Administrator is an execution role within SEPI's Supply Chain Corporate Contracting category function in support of the business. The post holder will be responsible for operational sourcing approaches to market and executing all SAP transactional work in their respective area.
For operational contracting this means compliance with default criteria of tendering to three sources, an award less than three years and an award to the lowest priced tenderer or, in the event this criteria is not met, creation of an operational process variation submission for approval.


Role Responsibilities:

* Review all relevant sources sufficient to create robust tender lists;
* Engage the market based on speed and prudency using approved contract and ITT templates;
* Review the relevance of tendering to ensure it is not a futile and wasted task and recommend any other sourcing approaches which will add value to the business;
* Operationally connect with the technical community to be in tune with their operational requirements;
* To ensure electronic file organisation and be in a consistent position of preparation for any audit; internal or external;
* To perform all SAP transactions for outline agreements and purchase orders in ones area of responsibility in line with the expected well delivery requirements with the objectives of (i) creating legally binding contractual documents and (ii) decent quality levels of captured data for future searching and value added decision making;
* Be capable of creation of minor contract and tender documents;
* Manage any negotiations in line with approved practices prior to effecting negotiations;
* Minimise fragmented market approaches and eliminate maverick spend activity;
* Execute sourcing in a professional manner geared toward achieving the best value for SEPI;
* Ensure alignment of stakeholders for contracting;
* Ensure alignment with SHE, technical and supply chain so that sourcing approaches, evaluations, execution and post award management are effective;
* Provide for robust evaluations to ensure value maximisation is identified.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Business qualifications applicable to Law, Engineering or Commercial practice
* Ideally a minimum of 3 years operating experience within an upstream environment in a similar capacity, but with the ability to grasp the needs of the business to contract to market.
* An understanding of Supply Chain and aptitude to learn Category Management.
* Good internal and external networker.
* SAP experience
* Proven track record of applying robust governance and decision quality principles with regard to all pre and post contract award activity across supply chains.
* Capable of being delegated Contract Specialist activities when required.
* Consideration may also be given to candidates without the aforementioned qualifications, but who instead have proven demonstrable relevant industry experience.

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

Equipment Operator
Up to US$36400 per annum
12 June 2018
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Petroplan is currently hiring for a Class A CDL Drivers for a well known Oilfield Service company in Odessa, TX . This is a great opportunity to continue or kick start your career in the Oil Industry.
Requirements:
  • CDLA up to date
  • Ability to work long days
  • Ability to perform physical labor and frequent lifting over 50 lbs

Benefits:
  • 2 weeks on, 1 week off rotation
  • Lodging provided
  • Paid for 40 hours on your week off
  • Great corporate health benefits that kick in within 30 days
  • 2 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Great career progression

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

Senior Contract Advisor
Negotiable
11 June 2018

Job Purpose:

Support the African Business Unit in meeting its objectives through the transfer of knowledge and skills to direct reports within the C&P team, including assigning of tasks, monitoring and supervising performance, advising and mentoring.

Supporting the WELLS Team and other support functions within the Business Unit in the development & execution of their procurement strategies, the composition and issue of invitations to tender, objective bid evaluation, contract negotiation, preparation and award of the final contract Post award administration and reporting, contractor performance management.

Development and implementation of Local Content strateg.


Responsibilities /Key Objectives:

- Develops & implements relevant procurement strategies with emphasis on Wells categories.
- Ensures the Company direction of maximising local content and its delivery is clearly implemented in all Well contracts.
- Reviews specifications and scope of work and further develops these into a clearly articulated expression of commercial intent by liaising with the Well Engineering team.
- Responsible for development, compilation and conduct of pre-qualification exercises, invitation to tender documentation, tender openings and evaluation of tenders received, including detailed analysis of commercial and contractual qualifications, exceptions and deviations.
- Collation of and feedback of vendor data to the SCM Data, Systems & Reporting Advisor
- Ensures governance and compliance obligations are fully addressed and documented
- Responsible for contractor performance management for the Wells and other contracts.
- Addresses variations and claims with contractors
- Provides support to contract owners or budget holders in support of the contract management process, on post-award contractual interpretation and administration matters
- Provides regular management reports on activities
- Attends progress meetings and presents management updates
- Undertakes other duties within his or her capability or qualification level as may be reasonably required
- Responsible for local content requirements in the C&P tender process ((strategy formulation, setting of LC questions, evaluation of responses, LC evaluation reports, drafting of LC obligations in the contract and providing feedback).

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

Contracts & Procurement Team Lead
Negotiable
11 June 2018

Contracts and Procurement Team Lead will be responsible ensuring that all contracts are executed and managed to secure the best possible commercial outcomes for the African Development.
Responsibilities:

  • Tendering, execution and post award management of wells contracts.
  • Overall process and coordination of all required participants in the C&P process.
  • Developing and improving the capability of the C&P team through coaching and mentoring.
  • Developing contracting strategies and securing multi-discipline consensual support for sourcing plans and strategies.
  • Reviewing specifications and Scope of Work for completeness which enables technical functions to translate their requirements into a clearly articulated expression of commercial intent.
  • Incorporation of local content requirements in the contracting process.
  • Developing, compiling and conducting of pre-qualification exercises, invitation to tender documentation and evaluation of tenders received.


You will be a Contracts & Procurement professional with experience in a onshore greenfield project environment and will be able to demonstrate experience and skills in the following areas:

  • Proven well/drilling services contracts experience
  • Formulation and negotiation experience of complex contracts
  • Risk Management and Change Management.
  • Expert understanding of legal and commercial issues in C&P.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with diverse business drivers and variables.
  • Proven team leadership skills including coaching and mentoring.
  • Stakeholder management skills to work with partners, Government officials, project teams and contractors.

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

Procurement
Negotiable
06 June 2018

Position: Procurement Supervisor

Job type: Permanent Employee

Location: Plano

Petroplan is currently working with an expansion focused E&P business who are in a steady period of growth. Due to this a need has arisen within the business to add an experienced Procurement Supervisor to their current procurement team.

In this position, you will report directly into the Procurement Manager and act as the second in command for all procurement/supply chain related activities. You will be involved with helping to improve and clean up current processes within the business. Key challenges will include:

  • Managing the approval process for new vendors utilizing standard form contracts, MSA, MPA Consulting Agreements, etc. Process redline comments for internal approval by management and facilitate final execution process and initial insurance approval Work with other departments to identify the best way to improve stimulation treatments to maintain the balance between performance and price.
  • Researching previous agreements and MSAs to ensure appropriate references
  • Assisting with developing and modifying procedures to increase efficiency of contract and proposal processing and monitoring

The ideal candidate will have between 2-5 years total experience, including recent experience in an oil and gas E&P business.

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated safety professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed.

At this point the client are unable to sponsor VISAs.

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

Quality Manager - QMS - ISO9001, ISO17025 and/or ISO17034
Up to US$100000 per annum
29 May 2018

Quality Manager - QMS - ISO9001, ISO17025 and/or ISO17034

Houston

The ideal candidate will provide hands on engineering and technical support in addition to leading the Quality team. The position is responsible for the implementation and execution of the Quality program for all products, raw materials, processes and services.

Quality Manager Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for the Quality Control Program to ensure all products, raw materials, processes and services meet the Company's exceptionally high-quality standards
  • Establish and communicate quality metrics and data to department managers for problem identification, resolution, loss reporting
  • Leads and maintains all ISO certification plans for the business unit
  • Management and execution of the ISO 17025/ISO 17034 proficiency test program
  • Implementation and training of new and current calibration processes and creation and maintenance of process procedure documents
  • Management of calibration standards traceability tracking and recalibration services
  • Drives the development of new calibration methodologies
  • Assist in evaluation of potential calibration standards and equipment for suitability and efficacy in enhancing measurement and operational quality
  • Review and approval of custom calibration requests
  • Lead regular quality meetings with the leadership team and other key stakeholders
  • Lead and facilitate continuous improvement efforts using Lean, DMAIC, and Kaizen methodologies

Quality Manager Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited higher learning institution, preferably in a Quality or Engineering related field
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience related to quality assurance, lean manufacturing, regulatory compliance, and Six Sigma manufacturing; previous direct leadership experience preferred
  • Experience working in ISO, ISO internal auditor or ISO implementation experience required, must be familiar with either ISO9001, ISO17025 and/or ISO17034
  • Holds Quality certifications in one or more of the following: ASQ/CQE, CMQ/OE, Six Sigma (Green or Black Belt), or TQM

Must be eligible to work for any US employer without sponsorship.

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

Procurement Specialist
Negotiable
24 May 2018


Our client, a leading multinational mining organization is looking to add a Procurement Specialist to their team. This is a full time permanent position based in Montreal, Quebec.

The Organization
This organization operates in over 35 countries worldwide. Owning and operating some of the world's largest and best quality mines.


The Job

  • Owning the development and implementation of a comprehensive regional category management strategy and the development of commercial agreements to minimize total cost of ownership and maximize value that will drive competitive advantage and meet the organization's governance requirements;
  • Executing those category plans. This will include leading key or complex sourcing projects and ongoing management of contracts and supplier relationships;
  • Consolidating internal regional data collection of current internal customers' supply and consumption trends that will be the basis for category strategy development and related sourcing programs;
  • Contribute to a rigorous fact base on external dynamics that will be basis of the category strategy and sourcing program, specifically through market analysis. Systematizing the analytical process through developing and maintaining customized supplier databases and risk management tools;
  • Responsible for building the negotiations plans for approval and be able to support and lead during negotiations;
  • Managing contracts and support the Business Units end user service delivery team to managers in their contract management accountabilities as defined by the Segmentation model;
  • Ensuring all projects are delivered using SAP Ariba and to ensure they meet the requirements outlined in the Procurement and Group Policies, Standards and Guidelines;
  • Undertaking value tracking and preparing monthly, quarterly and ad hoc reports to customers. Collating and preparing market analysis specific to commercial negotiations;
  • Being open and transparent in their relationships and able to develop a high level of trust and work in a matrix environment.


The Individual

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 - 8 years of procurement & supply chain experience
  • Previous experience with multi-national companies in Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities, Automotive or Aerospace industries etc.
  • Previous experience with SAP
  • Strong commercial acumen with proven category and contract management capabilities
  • Strong project management, problem solving and customer relationship management skills
  • Ability to achieve outcomes through influencing and collaboration with others
  • Ability to communicate succinctly verbally and in written form with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Prior experience in data analysis, reporting and systems design
  • Bilingual (English/French) is a must

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

Base Oil Trader - Singapore
Negotiable
19 May 2018

Petroplan are looking for experienced Base Oil Traders for an exciting opportunity working for a leading global fuel reseller. More information can be seen below:

Skills/ Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years Oil Trading experience
  • Bachelors Degree Preferable
  • Proactive Team Player with good attention to detial and great communicaiton skills
  • Excellent sales skills and driven mentality
  • Additional language beneficial

Responsibilities include:

  • Negotiate between the clients and suppliers, execution of trade deals with optimized margin from enquiry stage, negotiation, closing the deal, deal confirmation and monitoring the deliveries.
  • Business development by adding the new customers and / or broadening activities with existing customers.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the various clients and suppliers noting any special requirements onto internal system.
  • Resolve any queries/discrepancies following Group Policies & Procedures.
  • Track market movements, analyse oil trends & keep up to date on financial news.

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

Marine Fuel Trader - UK / Europe
Negotiable
19 May 2018


Petroplan are looking for experienced Bunker Traders for an exiting opportunity working for a leading global fuel reseller. More information can be seen below:


Skills/ Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years bunker Trading experience
  • Bachelors Degree Preferable
  • Proactive Team Player with good attention to detial and great communicaiton skills
  • Excellent sales skills and driven mentality
  • Additional language beneficial


Responsibilities include:

  • Negotiate between the clients and suppliers, execution of trade deals with optimized margin from enquiry stage, negotiation, closing the deal, deal confirmation and monitoring the deliveries.
  • Business development by adding the new customers and / or broadening activities with existing customers.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the various clients and suppliers noting any special requirements onto internal system.
  • Resolve any queries/discrepancies following Group Policies & Procedures.
  • Track market movements, analyse oil trends & keep up to date on financial news.



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 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

Manufacturing Estimator
Negotiable
14 May 2018

Manufacturing Estimator
Location: Northwest Houston, TX

Our client is a progressively growing, US headquartered, manufacturer who is looking to expand their team by bringing on an experienced Manufacturing Estimator.

Manufacturing Estimator Job Description:

  • Responsible for providing estimates on commercial business propositions.
  • Responsible for the reading of design plans and for finding the metal requirements in each plan.
  • Responsible for inside sales as well as assisting the two individuals currently in the position.

Manufacturing Estimator Job Requirements:

  • Ideally looking for an individual who has no less than 1 year of experience in the estimating process
  • Must have previous experience pulling the metal requirements of plans/drawings
  • No less than an Associates' Degree strongly preferred

Manufacturing Estimator Benefits:

  • An exceptional salary and benefits package
  • An opportunity to grow within a family-owned, expanding organization

Please be aware that for the position of Manufacturing Estimator

  • Relocation will not be provided, so all applicants must live in or near Houston, TX.
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the US for any employer, as sponsorship will not be provided.

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

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