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Contracts Advisor V

Houston, Texas, United States



Posted: 3/27/2023

Ref: BH-228916

Specific Summary: The main function of the Contracts Advisor is to support the company’s local business unit and legal team.
Responsibilities: Supports the legal team in all the relevant workflows and issues pertaining to the business unit, including Land, Supply Chain, Commercial, Asset Development and Operations. Skills: Substantial upstream legal experience.
Background: Perfect written English, knowledge in law arbitration, good at negotiation
Education/Experience: 10+ years of experience.
Main summary:
The main function of the Contracts Advisor is to develop and implement contract strategies as well as provide leadership in the contracting process, in support of an upstream, onshore business unit.
Responsibilities: Provides legal advice on variety of upstream matters across a broad range of workflows, including Land, Asset Development, Operations, Portfolio Development, Corporate Affairs, Commercial, and NOJV. Develops negotiation plans and leads negotiations for complex risk/value contracts and claims. Guides the writing and review of effective risk/value contracts. Counsels on activities including receipt of contract obligations, written notices, amendments, contract extensions or renewals; responds to and negotiates complex contractor and company claims. Develops Contracts and associated commercial documents to implement Contracting Plans. Ensures proper processes and procedures are in place to execute these contracts effectively. Communicates with Company business owners and provides guidance on contracting policy, process, procedures, guidelines, and best practices. Manages uses of P/SCM systems (i.e. Ariba, SIMs, etc.) and utilizes the P/SCM systems to interpret data to run the business. Develops contract strategies for complex risk/value contracts.
Skills: Perfect written English Knowledge in law arbitration Good at negotiation
Education/Experience: JD with 10+ years of experience

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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