Contracts Advisor in Scotland - Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Chevron

Oil & Energy
Executive / Top Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

This role will be in support of the Shared Services (currently Engineering Technology Centre (ETC), Exploration (Seismic Acquisition/Data Processing), IT, HR, Operational Excellence (OE) including Health & Medical, Finance, Planning & Commercial and Policy, Government Public Affairs (PGPA)) activities. The role will be responsible for, in conjunction with internal subject matter experts, developing contracting strategies in alignment with business plans and drivers, ensuring delivery of targeted cost reduction and value creation to the company. 


  • Lead strategic sourcing efforts
  • Conduct supplier qualification, cost modelling, prepare request for proposal documentation, coordination of subsequent evaluation / award recommendation, lead negotiations, contract development and ongoing administration
  • Ensure compliance and efficiency of contractors
  • Accountable for the successful implementation and execution of the sourcing efforts and subsequent delivery of targeted cost reduction and value creation to the company
  • Manage the eProcurement supplier process, including developing, loading and maintaining catalogues following any contractual changes
  • Establish and ensure the needs and requirements of key internal and external stakeholders are met
  • Conduct local, regional and international market analysis to keep abreast of critical market information, in order to make informed decisions
  • Manage and review supplier performance by use of Advanced Supplier Relationship (ASR) & Service Quality Meeting (SQM) Process, scorecards, key performance indicators, customer satisfaction surveys and health checks
  • Utilise sources as recommended in Corporate Strategic Cost Management training, such as category analysis, industry journal & indices, consultants and the internet
  • Positively influence contractor HES improvements and performance
  • Requirements

  • Degree qualified preferred
  • Experience in similar Oil & Gas Industry position gained in 5 + years
  • Strong working knowledge of contracting principles, including contract drafting & formulation, legal requirements, Terms & Conditions and risk assessment
  • Understanding of Shared Services Product Service Lines desirable
  • Experienced in developing contracting strategies, bid analysis and contractor performance metrics
  • Working knowledge of Category Management process (Category Planning, Sourcing & Supplier Management)
  • Proven business and commercial acumen, including negotiation skills
  • Practice in procurement systems, including Ariba suite of eProcurement modules and related ERP SAP system
  • A self starter able to manage multiple tasks in a high demand environment
  • An effective team player, good communicator, supporting internal partnering

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