Contract Engineering Services

The Role:
The Contractor's Personnel will be charge of the C&P operational contracts and procurement requirements for one client exploration affiliate part of the C&P Americas hub. Most of the requirements will relate to Drilling and Wells, Logistics and HSE.

Main tasks:
* In collaboration with the C&P manager of the Hub, coordination and management of the C&P activities of one portfolio (one exploration campaign of one affiliate part of the Hub)
*Definition and preparation of contracts strategies;
*Procure goods and services for one exploration affiliate:
 To prepare call for tenders documents, manage the CFT, evaluate and clarify tenders, negotiate contractual and commercial terms with bidders, issue recommendations to award and submit them to Management,
 To draft and issue Purchase Orders or Contracts at the best price and shortest delivery time, in compliance with Affiliate commitment and procurement procedures and also with Company procedures,
To ensure all Affiliate procurement is carried out on competitive terms that are consistent with the requirements of the
business and the Affiliate's legal and contractual obligations,
*Preparation and presentations of Recommendations to Contracts Committee;
*Preparation of all required documentation to be presented to Partners and Local Authorities
* Ensure that company contractual policies and applicable laws and regulations are adhered to, especially related to ethic and transparency;
*Manage potential claims with Contractors;
*Liaise with Management and eventually HQ on all important issues;
*Ensure the good administration and filing of all the contractual documents in accordance with the Group's procedures.
*Propose and work on any contracts optimization initiative (working methods, procedures updates…).
*Preparation contract templates and C&P policies;
*Actively participate to the realization of C&P objectives

The Company:
Out client in E&P is currently centralizing its Contracts & Procurement activities related to the operations of several Total exploration affiliates within a hub located in Houston. In consequence, the provision of Contracts engineering services is requested as described herein.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Master in Business, Business school degree, Law Graduate.
Knowledge of law and oil and gas industry is an asset.

Professional experience:
10 years in C&P activities. Experience in C&P with client E&P is a must. Experience in exploration campaigns is a plus. Knowledgeable in drilling and logistics contracts.

Technical competencies: Familiar with the typical contractual wording and with client's contracts. Familiar with equipment & services of the oil industry. Strong understanding of legal aspects. Experienced computer user. Knowledge of ARIBA e-sourcing tool is a plus.

Behavioral competencies: Autonomous, rigorous, well organized and very accurate. Ability to manage different dossiers at the same time.

Other competencies: Fluent in English and French. Knowledge of Spanish is a plus.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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