SENIOR CONTRACTS ANALYST - FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME
The post holder is responsible for preparation, negotiation, award and monitoring the administration of contracts for works/goods/services in such a manner as to ensure the Company’s best commercial interests are both served and protected, monitoring relevant markets and supporting contractor performance management
To provide a pro-active Contracts delivery and contract management service with considerable potential to influence the profitability of their allocated business area, Senior Contracts Analysts may be embedded in their allocated business area. Opportunities for cross Asset / cross affiliate contracting synergies should be explored and evaluated in conjunction with internal stakeholders.
Organise and control all process based activities relating to onshore/offshore service contracts in assigned portfolio (may include Corporate Services and/or Operations and Maintenance) including strategies, pre-qualifications, tender list development, issues of Invitations To Tender (ITT), analysis of tenders, contract negotiations and the preparation of contractual documentation.
Partially working specifically in a role to facilitate multi affiliate contracts and contribute towards the strategy of the company.
Proactively work with the Lead Contract Performance to build and maintain relationships with contractors / suppliers and monitor their performance by participating in contract performance management activities.
Liaise closely with the relevant Group Procurement Category Manager (TGP - CATMAN) to locally deploy TGP strategy and comply with TGP governance.
Actively pursue contracting synergy opportunities for all business requirements.
Actively contribute to the company savings target programs by delivery of costs savings without compromising safety or quality.
Provide proactive and timely advice and support to internal and external stakeholders in all matters relating to Contracts & Procurement, including operating as a ‘Duet’ with the technical counterpart to promote effective contract planning, management and performance.
Utilise approved standard contract documentation and ensure compliance with standard contracting principles during negotiations.
Comply with all applicable Contracts & Procurement rules, governance and process.
Ensure that contractor / supplier selection is carried out in accordance with Company requirements and Compliance Programme and that safety and environmental assessments are part of the selection process.
Mitigate project risk through pro-active management and negotiation of contractual disputes. Support settlement of claims, in conjunction with senior management and Legal, by proposing strategies and actions and by participating in negotiations.
Contribute to the process of continuous improvement, including participation in and promotion of Lean initiatives and adoption and sharing of best practice.
Prepare and Present (where required) Contracts Committee presentations.
Demonstrate personal commitment to the HSE Policy and actively participate in Company safety awareness and initiative schemes.
Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant Statutory and Company HSE standards.
Senior Specific Role:
Participate in the coaching of the Contract Analysts.
Participate in development of the Contracting Procedures.
Prioritise workload to ensure that operational and long-term services requirements are met.
Participate in the deployment of TGP Category Strategies.
Educated to degree level or similar and/or demonstrate significant ability through experience.
Strong, demonstrable, practical experience in preparation and negotiation of medium to high complexity technical contracts.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate crossâ€functionally with other departments in a dynamic business environment.
Capability to operate with a globally distributed network of colleagues to manage relationships and identify opportunities for synergies.
Demonstrated experience in sourcing negotiations, supplier management and contract management.
Ability to challenge others in a constructive manner and negotiate with internal peers and other stakeholder representatives to influence decisions or ways of working