Company: Petroplan London
Skills: Contracts Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Location: London, England, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Job Function

  • Support tendering processes, single source justifications and contract negotiations.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers.
  • Contractual evaluation of the offers, recommendations.
  • Raise Purchase Requisitions / purchase orders / work orders / service orders in SAP.
  • Review vendor contracts to ensure conformance to project specifications and to identify deviations from accepted group policy/practice and any unusual business or logistical risks.
  • Maintain an up to date contract register and a plan of procurement activity.
  • Undertake market research activities regarding suppliers / business requirements to source the best suppliers and solutions.
  • Maintain relationships with existing suppliers while seeking/developing new ones.
  • Work closely with the subsidiaries to support the SCM teams.
  • Liaising with all appropriate company departments (tax/legal/operations/finance etc) as part of contracting and procurement process.

Behavioural skills

  • Excellent commercial and business acumen.
  • Confident and effective communicator.
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and fast-paced environment.
  • BIMCO experience is a plus.
  • Excellent standard of written and spoken English.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in supply chain and contract administration.
  • SAP knowledge is mandatory.
  • Second language skills are preferred but not required.


Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here;

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.