Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Contracts Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: n/a
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Contracts Lead

Manages portfolio of agreements and new requests, enabling efficient and effective purchase of goods and services (from purchase to pay) with a focus on business value, on-time delivery, and cycle time.

 

This position might be known as Junior Procurement Associate/Contracts Lead who works under high supervision and is responsible for the routine and basic tasks, such as, for example, communication with suppliers, price negotiation, monitoring vendors performance and communication with clients, etc.

 

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Negotiates contract pricing and terms & conditions directly with suppliers while working with internal stakeholders, seeking lowest total system costs and appropriate mitigation of supply and legal risk.

• Executes PtP (Procure-to-Pay) processes in full compliance with Sourcing & Acquisition Handbook and CIMS (Controls Integrity Management System) catalogs.

• Fully leverages Procurement processes and tools to ensure most effective procurement method is utilized.

• Maintains agreement portfolio: scope updates, pricing, Exhibits, amendments.

• Ensures contract compliance and utilization - monitors supplier performance, troubleshoots issues, etc.

• Ensures transactional efficiency of agreements by leveraging systems.

• Identifies business value and other opportunities within the portfolio.

• Develops and maintains internal and external relationships to meet business line expectations.

• Provides fit-for-risk process improvements.

• Implements category strategic guidance and shares portfolio specific market intelligence to Category Networks.

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

• Behavioral Skills: analytical, applies learning, communicates effectively, creates business value & competes to win in marketplace, makes sound decisions.

• Functional Skills: PtP knowledge, system utilization & efficiency, total system cost, apply controls mindset, application of business & procurement technical knowledge, service excellence, contract development, contract management, negotiating and influencing, relationship management.

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, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 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.