Skills: Contracts Administration
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn , Twitter , YouTube and Facebook .
Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.
At the direction of the US Legal Operational Manager, the Contract Specialist will work on a wide range of contracting activities within the complete contract lifecycle, from planning through post-execution contract management. This position will work in close cooperation with, and in support of, legal, contract management, category management, and internal stakeholders.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contract review and negotiations with customers for rendering of services, equipment selling, leasing of equipment and software license.
Review of contracts and other document related to property selling, purchase or leasing.
Ensure the proper approval and execution of transactions consistent with Weatherford global policies and procedures.
Aid in the analysis and response to claims from clients and/or vendors.
Assist the different product lines to ensure compliance with Weatherford policies and protocols.
Train Weatherford personnel regarding risk allocations and/or transactions protocols.
Ensure and assist in contract database management, maintenance and archiving.
Other duties as assigned.
Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies.
Bachelor's degree in legal, business, or other relevant area of study
Relevant contract work experience directly related to the scope of the position, including proven experience with moderately complex agreements and in assisting attorneys in contracting
Experience drafting and editing contracts
Experience managing 25 contracts or more at a time
Contract review and negotiations experience
Proficient IT skills in particular, Microsoft Word, and Excel and other Microsoft Windows packages
Proficient usage of e-mail and internet packages
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good organizational and time keeping skills
Self-starter with a positive attitude
Ability to work alone and in a team
Good business acumen and professionalism
Meticulous attention to detail
Must reside in or near Houston TX area.
Experience in oil and gas industry
Proficient in SharePoint 2010
Experience with contract management software
Use of E-Docs
Use of Sales Force
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested
Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.
At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology. The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.
Visit www.weatherford.com/careers to learn more.
Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.