Repsol Sinopec Resources UK
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) team is a key support function and enables the commitment of several billion dollars of 3rd party spend across Operations, Decommissioning and Capital Projects per annum. The Contracts Advisor role will manage a suite of allocated contracts that underpin the day to day operational or project requirements of the business and will therefore take responsibility for all stages of the contracting process from strategy development through to performance management, with full engagement from key business stakeholders.
Ensures that they follow the companies contracting process and good SCM practice tooptimisevalue
Support Category Management approach in areas of Procurement Planning, Category Reviews and Supplier Relationship Management with responsibility for number of procurement categories and contracts.
Interface with other Contracts Advisors tocapitaliseon any opportunities for commercial synergies and performance improvement
Interface with the Technical Contract Owner to ensure that the usability of the final contract isoptimised
Support of Federal contracts and agreements – looks for opportunities for synergies and to add value across assets /divisions
Ensures that they plan their workload to deliver the companies contracting plan in a timely and professional manner
Providecommercial and contractual support to internal and external stakeholders in all aspects of contracting for materials and services in support of the Company’s activity. Responsibility will predominantly, but not exclusively, lie with Tier 2 –Tier 4 Contracts per internal classification
Develop strategy, tender, analyse, negotiate and award contracts to align with Supply Chain strategy and operational requirements ensuring that a full audit trail of contracting activities is maintained.
Complete annual Procurement Plan to understand future demand and co-ordinate Category Reviews in advance of key decision points or otherwise
Maintain the Contractual records within the appropriate electronic systems and repositories
Support the Buying Team on day to day contractual issues
Assess contractual, financial and liability risk to the company
Ensure all key contracts carry a comprehensive set of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to encourage positive behaviour, both internally and externally, that will help support robust contract delivery and performance attainment
Meet regularly with contractors to ensure the Company’s needs are being met
Encourage new initiatives that improve productivity and/or help lower total costs of business
Ensure that cost, quality and schedules are managed consistent with Company contract and procurement policies and procedures
Education Attainment & Accreditation
HND in Business, Finance or Law or suitable equivalent experience through on the job training and development
Post Graduate Diploma or Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or Commercial Law
Working towards or fully qualified Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)
Professional Skills & Experience
Experience of SCM operations in the Oil & Gas Industry preferably with an Operator or Tier 1 Contractor
Experience of Supply Chain Management in the UKCS with a good understanding of the marketplace, and contracting landscape as it applies to various procurement categories across operations, decommissioning and projects.
Experience with Strategic Sourcing, Category Management and Performance Management
Experience with ERP/EAMS systems (specifically SAP) and other associated SCM and business systems
Experience of building good internal relations and seen as a proactive player are critical to success
Ability to work with established processes and guidelines but also continually look at areas for improvement
Experience in a similar role or have other procurement experience and contractual knowledge within a competent major procurement operation
Must demonstrate exemplary commitment to good HS&E practice
Interpersonal Skills & Qualities
Must be able to work effectively within a multi-functional team
Must have good influencing skills & negotiation skills
Demonstrable communication skills at allorganisationallevels and with remote Asset team members
Committed team player with a high degree of self-motivation; embraces change and continuous improvement
Ability to structure and solve problems using initiative and resourcefulness
Ability to travel to sites outside of Aberdeen –Peterhead,Flottaand offshore installations – as required by the business and undertake any medical or training courses required to complete such necessary travel
Ability to travel to supplier/contractor premises outside of Aberdeen and the UK – as required by the business
I & D Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer, aiming to recruit, retain and develop our people based on merit. Recognising the value of a diverse workforce, all applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of race, gender, nationality, age, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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