Contracts Adviser - Project Role

  • Competitive
  • England South East London
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Our Oil and Gas Operator client are hiring for Contract Advisers to work in London on a 12 Month PAYE contract with attractive rates, hybrid working, and a city centre office on offer (potential for extension after 12 months).
If you have experience in preparing ITTs and drafting contract documents within the operations division of the energy industry, please get in touch!

Job Title:
   Contracts Adviser - Project Role
Location: London
Contract Length: 12 Months (potential for extension)
Purpose of Role:         
• Project role to support the transition and integration requirements for Supply Chain following our client’s recent acquisition;
• Oversee the plan, source, manage activities in accordance with our client’s supply chain procedures
• Plan phase deliverables include:
Supporting category management and development, and assisting with the build of individual contracting strategies for contracts of lower risk and value
• Source phase deliverables include:
Developing and running tenders for lower value and risk contracts Negotiation with existing contractors to consolidate contracts
• Manage phase deliverables include:
Change management (administrative tasks associated with any contract amendments eg price changes, change orders) Supporting with SRM for Tier 1 contracts (performance management, contract management and risk management) Developing Contract Management Plans with Technical Owner and contractor for Tier 1 and Tier 2 contracts as required; Assessing and managing risk for Tier 2 - 4 contracts
• To support the wider Supply Chain Team in the delivery of the category activity and associated targets
Critical Responsibilities:
• Ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation and HSES Procedures
Areas of Accountability, Responsibility and Competence:
• Prepare ITT packages taking account of business risks and key business drivers; draft robust evaluation criteria; evaluate commercial elements of bids and assist with negotiations in accordance with company 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 implementation of Contractor HSES practices in close liaison with contract team
• Identify and understand commercial / procurement needs from internal stakeholders and collaboratively proposes solutions that take account of market conditions, risks and business drivers
• To develop work plans and prioritise to be an effective team member
• Collaborate with:
- Internal stakeholders in development and execution of procurement 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]
Critical Skills, Qualifications, Experience, etc.:
• Degree level (Business Management, Quantity Surveying or Law) and / or proven long term comprehensive experience within Contracts and Procurement
• MCIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Qualification would be preferred but not mandatory
• Experience in preparing ITTs and drafting contract documents and award recommendations etc., preferably within the operations division within the energy industry
• Proven experience in contract negotiations & tender evaluation
• Can do attitude, able to articulate in a precise manner
• Focused on tangible value outcomes, translating strategy to outcomes
• Effective communication skills
• Continuous improvement and simplification mindset
• Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Creates innovative solutions
• An effective problem solver
• Proficient negotiation skills
• Good interpersonal skills: able to fully participate in cross-functional teams and confidently operate with internal business and suppliers
• Analytical / commercially minded
• Customer focused
• Attention to detail (when looking at contracts)
• Strategic thinker
• Effective time management (job requires the individual to multi-task)
• Data interpretation and reporting
• Legal knowledge

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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