Contracts Specialist

  • Attractive Day Rate
  • Denmark Esbjerg
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Contracts Specialist
  • DEPARTMENT: Contracts & Procurement, Operational Services & Projects Team
  • LINE MANAGER: C&P Team Lead - Operational Services & Projects
  • END DATE: 29.08.2025 (with possibility of extension)
  • DURATION: 1 year


The client is looking for a Contracts Specialist to manage tenders and contracts for the Field
Operations and Engineering & Construction departments.

The jobholder:
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to the Company’s HSE Policy.
  • Has 3+ years of experience as a contracts specialist in a relevant industry.
  • Ensures that contracts are issued in respect of Company rules, including HSE rules, local procedures and applicable legislation.
  • Is responsible for the application and respect of the tendering process in line with internal procedures and external legislation, and ensures that other members of the cross-functional tender team do the same.
  • Is responsible for negotiating the terms of the contract (technical, contractual, commercial), during the tender process prior to the award of a new contract and for any subsequent addendum.
  • Is responsible for the coordination and performance of the cross functional tender team, closely working together with the Technical Duet, Contract Owner and other internal clients (e.g. Management, HSE, Finance, Legal, etc).
  • Ensures that the tender team have performed both technical and commercial optimisation reviews in the contracting strategy by applying thorough scope definitions and the implementation of performance indicators, driving efficiency and productivity to maximise all cost reduction opportunities.
  • Liaises with the client’s affiliates around the world and Global Procurement to ensure optimisation of value by leveraging best practices and economies of scale.
  • Assesses insurance/liability/commercial risks, and proposes/implements adequate mitigation measures in the contracts.
  • Ensures effective contract management, including engagement with TGP to establish top quartile Key Performance Indicators and to ensure that contractors are achieving HSE, technical, statutory requirements and commercial objectives as defined in the contract.
  • Intervenes in the settlement of disputes/claims, in relation to Legal, Insurance, Finance and TGP, by proposing negotiation strategies, leading the negotiations and implementing forthcoming actions.
  • Conducts market intelligence activities to ensure that the company is able to benchmark pricing whenever possible.

Scope of Work for Technical Assistance Services:
  • Manages and coordinates relationships with suppliers in consultation with the Contract Owners & Technical Duets.
  • Presents dossiers to the affiliate Contracts Committee, and other boards where required.
  • Ensures that all contracts, approvals, justifications and circulation forms are administered, updated and filed on the central drive in line with the applicable procedures, and that SAP is updated accordingly.

The jobholder is accountable for:
  • The implementation of all contracts within their domain in relation to the procurement of goods, materials and services to ensure that the company operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery, and to ensure continuity of supply.
  • All contract activities related to pre-award (tender phase) and post award contract management.
  • Compliance with the client’s Code of Conduct, the Ethical Charter, the applicable procedures and the local rules and regulations.


The jobholder must have:
  • A university degree level at a master level or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in the oil & gas industry or in similar businesses with proven experience in a technical and/or sourcing function.
  • Experience with the economics, accounting, finance, legal and insurance aspects of contracting.
  • Commercial awareness, excellent negotiation and communication skills for the management of internal & external stakeholders.
  • Strong team player.
  • Knowledge of SAP and MS Suite of applications.
  • Languages: fluent in spoken and written English.

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.

Apply for this role