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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Contracts Advisor - IT & Facilities

Aberdeen, AB11, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Our client is looking for a Contracts Advisor for a 12 month contract position, located in Aberdeen.


This Contract Advisor position will be responsible for the contractual management and administration of a portfolio of Contracts in the Operations & Business Support category including:

Health, Safety and Environment (onshore and offshore)
Information Technology and Digitalisation
Facilities Management
Human Resources; and
Contingent Labour

Post Award activities: Manage post award contract / commercial management of the contracts already in place:

Including contract progress verification, change management, claims mitigation, invoice verification and closeout;
Oversee preparation and administration of minor third-party contracts;
Ensure all compliance, project Joint Venture and Company requirements regarding
contracting processes are satisfied;
Develop and implement post award Contractor relationship / performance management including the tracking of the same;
Compliant contract administration; and
Engage and coordinating with Legal and other functional SMEs for contracting support.

Tendering involvement: Be the supply chain management focal point for future tender requirements, key tasks shall include:

Prepare requests for proposal documentation;
Co-ordination of subsequent evaluation / award recommendation;
Lead negotiations; and
Contract development and award.

Additional tasks:

Management of SAP/eProcurement system records;
Establish and ensure the needs and requirements of key internal and external stakeholders are met; and
Represent the Project(s) team as the SCM focal point at all monthly Tender Board Meetings as required.


Preferably degree qualified in an appropriate commercial discipline (e.g. Quantity Surveying, Business Management, Law)
Previous experience as a Contracts Advisor on similar work scopes for a minimum of 5+ years, managing multiple contracts of varying levels of complexity, preferably having worked for Operator in the UKCS.
Ability to work in fast paced environment with high volume of activity.
Highly experienced and knowledgeable with formal SCM systems including principles and associated processes, practices, or tools including contract drafting and formulation, legal requirements, Terms and Conditions and risk assessment.
Experienced and effective in interfacing with internal stakeholders such as core business operations, compliance, Legal, Finance, as well as the Procurement, Materials, QA/QC and Logistics elements of the overarching supply chain management, as well as external stakeholders
Working knowledge of end-to-end Contracting process (Planning, Sourcing, Negotiation and Supplier Management).
Proven business and commercial acumen, including negotiation skills.
Proficient in SAP, e-Procurement systems and Microsoft Office suite.
Ability to effectively communicate within a multi-functional project team and with various technical backgrounds
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