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Senior Contracts Advisor - Indirects

United Kingdom,--Aberdeen
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Senior Contract Advisor - Indirects

This role oversees the execution of the complete Category Management and Contracting Process (CMCP) including contract strategy, tactics and contract management activities

Critical Responsibilities

Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation and Company HSEQ procedures Areas of Accountability, Responsibility and Competence Level:

Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop overall demand forecasts for input into the Category Plan on a rolling three-year basis

Develop and implement high quality documentation for bidding, evaluation, negotiation, award and post award management for all contracts in portfolio in accordance with company policies and procedures

Liaise with key stakeholders to co-ordinate the compilation of robust contract award recommendations that fully justify the selection of the preferred supplier

Draft and develop Contracts and Contract Amendments including robust Contract Management Plans including Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as required

Ensure delivery and manage a portfolio of delegated contracts

Ensure implementation of Contractor HSEQ practices in close liaison with contract owners

Act as the primary liaison between C&P, Legal, Insurance and other risk structure functions, filtering and dealing with most day-to-day matters so functional involvement is only required for more substantive items

Identify and understand commercial needs from internal stakeholders and collaboratively proposes solutions that take account of market conditions, risks and business drivers

Manage supplier relationships effectively and collaboratively drives continuous performance improvement

Build and maintain strong network in the market, being fully aware of forthcoming opportunities and supplier developments

Collaborate with:

Internal stakeholders in development and execution of strategies driving towards value maximisation [Pre-award Phase]

Internal and external (suppliers) stakeholders in ensuring delivery of maximum value via each of the awarded contract/commercial deal. [Post-award Phase]

Oversee the end to end Requisition to Pay (RTP) process

Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager.

Critical Skills Qualifications Experience


Degree level (Business Management, Quantity Surveying or Law) and/or proven long term comprehensive experience within CP

MCIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Qualification would be preferred but not mandatory.

Experience in preparing Category Plans, ITTs and drafting contract documents and award recommendations etc., within the Contracts and Procurement function of an oil and gas operator

Appreciation of the technical aspects of offshore operations

Proven experience in contract negotiations & complex tender evaluation

Can do attitude, able to articulate in a precise manner

Focused on tangible value outcomes for the enterprise, translates strategy to outcomes

Effective communication skills

Continuous improvement and simplification mindset

Awareness of Harbour Energy HSEQ Policies and Business Management System (BMS)

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Jan Kriel
01224 628 227
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