Contract Specialist


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Scotland

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor

About this role: Contract Specialist

Brunel are looking for a highly skilled Contract Specialist to work for one of our industry leading global clients

Location: Aberdeen

start date: ASAP

Duration: 12 Months


  • 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;
  • Arranging all project bonds, guarantees and insurances as required;
  • 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;
  • Review and update, on a weekly basis, Procurement Register;
  • Coordination and delivery of department initiatives as required e.g., systems and procedures, lessons learned (capture and feedback).


What we are Looking for:

  • 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;

    Nice to have:

  • 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?

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Account manager

Ben Callander
Brunel Energy UK Manchester

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