Contract Specialist


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Scotland

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 22 July 2023

About this role: Contract Specialist

Brunel are looking for a highly experienced Contract Specialist to join one of our major global clients within their project teams;
Start date: ASAP;
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Duration: Permanent

As a Contract Specialist you Will be Responsible for the Following:

  • Commercial and contractual aspects of tendering, negotiating, awarding and managing all contracts and major purchase orders. Interface with department managers, project managers, project engineers to develop scopes;
  • Maintaining effective compliance to BMS in accordance with Company procedures and systems including risk and opportunity sensitivities;
  • Provide commercial and contractual advice to department managers and Project Management Teams (PMT);
  • Liaison with project managers and project engineers leading to negotiation and execution of all Variation Orders (VO) with contractors;
  • Highlighting any major commercial or contractual risks or issues to the relevant managers and work with them to ensure optimum solution;
  • Project close-out activities - ensuring signature of acceptance, performance feedbacks and satisfactory monitoring of bonds / warranty etc;
  • Assist contracts team lead in identifying and implementing business improvements;
  • Coordination and delivery of department initiatives as required e.g., systems and procedures, lessons learned (capture and feedback);
  • Responsible for tendering, negotiation and administration of allocated Frame Agreements;
  • Analyse commodity spend information including market analysis and develop sourcing strategies;
  • Preparation and expediting signature of internal approval documents e.g. Contract Commitment Request.


The ideal Candidate Will be:

  • Educated to degree level in an appropriate discipline or alternatively have Supply Chain education both formal (CIPS) and informal through circa 5 -10 years’ equivalent experience;
  • Awareness of a commercial environment;
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain processes;
  • Professional or degree-level qualification in a quantity surveying, business or legal discipline;
  • Proven experience in a subcontract's environment;
  • Previous experience with marine and vessel projects.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Ben Callander is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Ben Callander
Brunel Energy UK Manchester

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