Beaumont Select

Interim Sourcing & Contracts Specialist - Capital Engineering

£450-500 per day
20 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Full Time

This is an interim Category Specialist (Procurement) for Engineering & Projects.  Ideally, you will possess exploration and production (E&P) sector experience…

You will be a seasoned professional interim contractor.

Interim Sourcing Category Specialist to support the Wells Category within the Capital & Engineering Procurement team.

  • To ensure that cost-effective and high performing contracts and agreements are delivered to assigned teams/departments, especially for Drilling, Completion, Well Intervention and Well Abandonment operations.

  • To ensure that the Company is not exposed to unnecessary contractual and / or commercial risk in the course of its business.

The Role

  • Provide advice and guidance to assigned teams/departments on all contractual issues and reports on cost and variation matters.

  • Provide support in developing category plans, contracting strategies and tender plans for assigned contracts and support the delivery of contract performance targets.

  • Develop contractual awareness within assigned teams/departments and ensure a clear financial understanding in terms of contract costs, accruals, etc.

  • Support or lead the tendering, evaluation and negotiation process in relation to the award of contracts and agreements and make recommendations to management, ensuring strict compliance with procurement rules, procedures and industry codes of conduct.

  • Contribute to or lead negotiations.

  • Draft contracts and agreements, process amendments and variations and ensure internal approvals are obtained.

  • Ensure contractors/suppliers are managed in an integrated manner in order to achieve one team spirit and no boundaries.

  • Identify opportunities to develop and promote positive relationship management with contractors and suppliers, leading to partnerships which focus on creating sustainable value.

  • Promote continuous improvement and high performance in all aspects of contracts management.

  • Take ownership for the continuous development of personal and technical expertise and knowledge.

  • Ensure commercial and contractual risk is considered in all technical documentation and that the company is not exposed to undue contractual risk.

  • The job holder is expected to be flexible and undertake additional duties commensurate with the overall responsibilities of the job, and that are within their competence, when required.

  • Carry out other contract placement and management administrative work.

The Essential Person Requirements

  • Degree qualified.

  • A minimum of seven to ten years’ experience in a similar role within an Engineering team in an E&P company (preferable).

  • Adequate experience in category management, especially in the Wells function.

  • Good experience in the preparation, negotiation, drafting and management of rig and Well Engineering Services contracts within the Oil and Gas industry (preferable).

  • Good commercial awareness and up-to-date knowledge of industry/regulatory contracting practices.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

Location: Aberdeen

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business