Contractor - Senior Contracts Engineer

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Contractor - Senior Contracts Engineer
AberdeenLocalProcurementRef.: MO-095922
Maersk Oil is an agile, medium-sized oil company with the financial might and global network of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the world.

Turning challenging and complex fields into commercial successes has been a cornerstone of our business since the company was founded in 1962 and we now operate in Denmark, Kazakhstan, Qatar and the UK. We also have interests in Algeria, Angola, Brazil, Ethiopia, Greenland, Kenya, Kurdistan, Norway and the USA.

We are currently looking for a Contractor Senior/Contract Engineers to assist with the delivery of our corporate strategy.
We Offer
We offer a challenging, stimulating working environment with the opportunity for huge personal and business growth.
Key Responsibilities
•The Contracts Group hierarchy, depending on experience and knowledge, moves through from Contracts Analyst (CA) to Contracts Engineer (CE) to Senior Contracts Engineer (SCE) to Manager Contracts & Procurement (MCP). The SCE position is the fourth step in this progression. Due to increased experience and knowledge the SCE will be responsible for more complex issues/tasks than the CE. The SCE may be asked to take responsibility for the following:-

•Building and nurturing relations with the various User Groups throughout the business.

•Management of contractual relationships with Suppliers throughout the entire contract lifecycle including tendering, negotiating, evaluating, interpreting and implementing contractual documents to ensure risk and exposure is managed and value, quality, EHS, cost and delivery requirements are met.

•Compliance with all relevant internal procedures and external legislative requirements.
Who we are looking for
•The ideal candidate will be degree qualified in Quantity Surveying, Law or Business (or other relevant degree) with an expert level understanding of contract and procurement tools and techniques and regulatory requirements and relevant Oil and Gas industry experience preferably gained through working within an operator environment. In the case of a Senior Contract Engineer it would be normal for the candidate to have around ten years of Operator experience or equivalent.

•The ideal candidate shall have an expert level understanding of sourcing goods and services in the North Sea and have very effective commercial skills and very strong written and verbal communication and people skills.
>Last application date: 12 February 2016.
Maersk Oil is an international oil and gas company with a 2016 entitlement production of 313,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Our production comes from Denmark, the UK, Norway, Algeria, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Kazakhstan, and the US Gulf of Mexico. Exploration or development activities are on-going in Angola, Kenya, Brazil and in the producing countries. Turning complex and challenging fields into commercial successes has been the cornerstone of Maersk Oil business since 1962. Maersk Oil focuses on pioneering technologies and harnessing talent to continue to operate safely and successfully, creating value for partners and host governments. For more information about Maersk Oil, please visit the website at