Saudi Aramco Careers

Contracts Advisor - Unconventional Resources

Saudi Arabia
other Unconventionals

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1403804

Req Number: 16687BR

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco, long known for its leadership in oil exploration, production, and refining, is seeking experienced professionals to join our growing supply chain team. We have an immediate requirement for experienced supply chain professionals for our Unconventional Resource (UR) development. Saudi Aramco’s position as a world-leading energy producer offers unique opportunities for upstream positions. Consider the opportunity to join our team and help shape the future of the oil and gas industry.

The Contracts Advisor will be required to have a thorough understanding of unconventional resource operations, technologies, related services, supply and product logistics, business drivers, cost drivers, and contract procurement. The candidate will also have a working knowledge of unconventional resource markets and dynamics. In addition, you will have a detailed understanding of unconventional resource services, materials, customer applications and requirements.

You will ensure that Unconventional Resources requirements are incorporated for common categories managed by the Saudi Aramco Legacy Supply Chain. You will coordinate with category managers in the Saudi Aramco legacy organization on activities relating to demand management and supplier relationship management.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate, you must have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, business administration or equivalent level of education. Other procurement certification is desirable.

You will have a minimum five years of category management or procurement experience.

You must have Oil & Gas Operator experience

You will have an extensive Major Capital Project Contracting Development and Management experience.

You will have an experience in setting up and managing a category within a supply chain organization and working in a matrix environment and on cross-functional teams.

You will proficient in SAP or equivalent system.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Assist with the development of contracting strategies and plans, undertake market analysis and bid document preparation, issues bids, manages supplier clarification, assist in evaluation and negotiation activities, and prepare and coordinates contract documentation for award.

Assist in contract mobilizations, and undertakes administration and management of a range of project contracts, including Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPC/EPCI/EPCM) contracts, Upstream, Unconventional Resources related services such as Drilling, Completions, Stimulation (Frac), Cementing, Directional Drilling, Wireline (LWD/MWD)], and preparation and administration of all smaller third party contracts. Establishes and maintains interfaces with key stakeholders of the project

Ensure UR requirements are incorporated during the development of category strategies and plans by the Saudi Aramco Legacy Category Managers and assisting Aramco Legacy Managers in:-
Define scopes of work.
Recommend potential supply markets specific to UR.
Prepared of requests for proposals or qualifications.
Negotiate and vendor selection.
Implement of new agreements and onboarding of vendors.

Participate in demand forecasting process for relevant categories.

Manage supplier relationship management activities such as vendor performance management.

INTERNAL day to day contacts
Head of Unconventional Resources Strategic Sourcing
Head of Unconventional Resources Procurement
Unconventional Resources Tactical Buyers and contract representatives
Unconventional Resources Center of Excellence Specialists
Saudi Aramco Legacy Category Managers
Unconventional Resources business users and proponents

EXTERNAL day to day contacts

About us:
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.