The Asset C&P Leads are responsible for the provision of a co-ordinated C&P service with considerable potential to influence the profitability of their allocated Asset.
Asset C&P Leads will be located in the central Contracts and Procurement area however may be embedded in their allocated Asset area for 1 or 2 days per week.
The post holder will be expected to individually contribute to the delivery of the Assets Contracts, Buying or Stock Management requirements. Activities are as described in one of the following job descriptions:
Senior Contract Analyst
Senior Buying & Materials Analyst
C&P Lead Specific Activities
Engage with key stakeholders across the all Assets to support delivery of their priorities.
Proactively work with the Lead Contract Performance in the Assets to build and maintain relationships with contractors / suppliers and monitor their performance by participating in contract performance management activities and to ensure best performance of contracts.
In conjunction with Lead Cost Performance, increase cost awareness within the Assets making sure all Contract Reps, budget accountable and Technical prescribers are fully familiar with the tools and processes for managing and reporting of the costs of their contracts.
Act as a focal point or elevation point for all contracts, procurement and stock activities for the allocated Asset. Maintaining asset focus whilst working with other Asset C&P Leads in the area of cross-asset and regional synergies.
Manage and prioritise team workload to ensure that operational and long term requirements of the Assets are met.
Responsible for establishing and recommending for approval a Procurement Plan for allocated contracts category, including follow up of deviations and changes throughout the year.
Drives cross asset and regional synergies, improving cost performance of the assets with regards to C&P activities, liaises with TGP Category Managers (CATMAN) on category related topics as well as other internal stakeholders such as Legal, Audit, Finance, Tax and Insurance.
Ensures consistent business approach is taken for all activities and that cross asset / cross category learnings are shared and allocation of activities is evenly distributed between the team, to manage demand.
Actively contribute to all business activities e.g. KPI’s, Contracts Committee etc
Lead development of the skills of your allocated team and carry out line management duties.
Participate in development of C&P procedures.
Co-ordinate cover / support to C&P team members as required.
Deputise for the Asset C&P Leader when required
Degree qualified, Diploma or equivalent qualification in Business, and/or demonstrate competence through experience.
Minimum of 7 years experience in the Oil & Gas Industry with at least 3 years practical experience in preparation and negotiation of high value and complex technical services and/or purchase contracts.
Ideally hold a relevant professional qualification (CIPS or similar).
Demonstrably strong stakeholder management skills
Demonstrably strong ability to develop appropriate strategies, develop and draft effective documents and conduct commercially important negotiations with contractors.
Comprehensive understanding of the supply chain process and fully conversant with the use of integrated business systems for all business activities associated with procurement.
Knowledge of the legal aspects associated with procurement.