Req Number: 18385BR
We are seeking a Contracts Advisor to join Unconventional Supply Chain Division.
Your primary role will be to support Unconventional Resources in all contractual issues. You will ensure contractor compliance with terms and conditions of contracts; prepare, review and monitor contract actions in SAP; work in coordination with Contracting and Law Departments when necessary and participate in the process of agreements’ amendments, claims.
You will also ensure that Unconventional Resources requirements are incorporated for common categories managed by the Saudi Aramco Supply Chain. You will coordinate with category managers in the Saudi Aramco organization on activities relating to demand management and supplier relationship management.
As the successful candidate you will have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, business administration or equivalent level of education. Advanced degree is desirable. A procurement certification is desirable.
You will have a minimum of seven years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, including at least two years in Contracts/Subcontract Management or Cost Estimation.
You must have an in-depth knowledge of contract terms and conditions for contractor compliance.
You will have experience working in a matrix environment and on cross-functional teams.
A knowledge in SAP or equivalent system is a must.
You will have extensive Major Capital Project Contracting Development and Management experience with higher level degree.
You will also have a thorough understanding of unconventional resource operations, technologies, related services, supply and product logistics, business drivers, cost drivers, and contract procurement.
You should 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.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Ensure Unconventional Resource requirements are incorporated during the development of category strategies and plans by the Saudi Aramco Category Managers.
Work with different entities to procure Long Form Agreements and/or Amendments for oilfield services and drilling rigs.
Work with different entities to procure Short and/or Mid Form Agreements for oilfield services.
Work with others members of the Unconventional Resource Teams, others Divisions and Departments, to prepare financial studies that establish technical and financial for contract service and evaluation of alternatives.
Prepare company Estimates or work with the Company estimating functions in the preparation of the estimates.
Participate in procurement negotiations.
Assist with the development of contracting strategies and plans, undertake market analysis and bid document preparation, issue bids, manage supplier clarifications, assist in evaluation and negotiation activities, and prepare and coordinate contract documentation for award.
Assist in contract mobilizations, and undertake administration and management of a range of project contracts, including [Engineering, Procurement & 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.
Establish and maintain interfaces with key stakeholders of the project.
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.