Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Contracts Engineer
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Purpose of Role:
? This role oversees the execution of the complete Category Management and Contracting Process (CMCP) including contract strategy, tactics and contract management activities

MAE*/MATTE* and HSE* Critical Responsibilities:
? Ensure that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation and Client HSEQ procedures

Areas of Accountability, Responsibility and Competence Level:
? Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop overall demand forecasts for input into the Category Plan on a rolling three-year basis
? Develop and implement high quality documentation for bidding, evaluation, negotiation, award and post award management for all contracts in portfolio in accordance with company policies and procedures
? Liaise with key stakeholders to co-ordinate the compilation of robust contract award recommendations that fully justify the selection of the preferred supplier
? Draft and develop Contracts and Contract Amendments including robust Contract Management Plans including Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as required
? Ensure delivery and manage a portfolio of delegated contracts
? Ensure implementation of Contractor HSEQ practices in close liaison with contract owners
? Act as the primary liaison between C&P, Legal, Insurance and other risk structure functions, filtering and dealing with most day-to-day matters so functional involvement is only required for more substantive items
? Identify and understand commercial needs from internal stakeholders and collaboratively proposes solutions that take account of market conditions, risks and business drivers
? Manage supplier relationships effectively and collaboratively drives continuous performance improvement
? Build and maintain strong network in the market, being fully aware of forthcoming opportunities and supplier developments
? Collaborate with:
? Internal stakeholders in development and execution of strategies driving towards value maximisation [Pre-award Phase]
? Internal and external (suppliers) stakeholders in ensuring delivery of maximum value via each of the awarded contract/commercial deal. [Post-award Phase]
? Oversee the end to end Requisition to Pay (RTP) process
? Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager.

Key Personal Attributes: 
? Communication and Influence
? Accountability, Decision Making and Judgement
? Teamwork
? Results Orientation
? Promotes Client Core Values and Business Principles

Critical Skills* Qualifications Experience, etc.: 

? Degree level (Business Management, Quantity Surveying or Law) and/or proven long term comprehensive experience within CP
? MCIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Qualification would be preferred but not mandatory.
? Experience in preparing Category Plans, ITTs and drafting contract documents and award recommendations etc., within the Contracts and Procurement function of an oil and gas operator
? Appreciation of the technical aspects of offshore operations
? Proven experience in contract negotiations & complex tender evaluation
? Can do attitude, able to articulate in a precise manner
? Focused on tangible value outcomes for the enterprise, translates strategy to outcomes
? Effective communication skills
? Continuous improvement and simplification mindset
? Awareness of Client HSEQ Policies and Business Management System (BMS)
? Awareness of Client Values & Business Principles

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.