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Contracts Advisor

Job Title: Contracts Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
Industry:
REF: 1030
Contact Name: Zainab Mohammed
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Mselect is looking to hire a Contracts Advisor for a major oil and gas company in Erbil, the holder of the role will report to the Contracts Manager and perform in a support role to a team of Contracts Advisors. The ideal candidate must have experience in the related field with fluency in English and Kurdish.

Responsibilities:
  • Functional guidance to be provided by both the Contracts Manager and Senior Contacts Advisors in the primary functions related to Contacts formulation and Administration
  • Develops a comprehensive working knowledge of company contracts Procedures, Model Contracts and Company Contracting Manual
  • Completes all related compliance training and on board training for “New to Contacts” personnel.  Applies guidance for processes
  • Liaises with assigned Business Owners in structured and regular meetings to proactively identify contracting needs to include on the ACPP and to report to contract spend within their portfolio of contracted services
  • This position will play a key support role for sustaining “Contracts Compliance” across the managed suite of contracts
  • Provides guidance at a complex level to processes
  • Demonstrates capacity to enhance knowledge in a broader range of procurement / supply chain tools to assist in the Contracts management function and in accomplishing category goals and business performance
  • Plays key role in assisting Contractor Advisors and Manager in all sourcing efforts. Identifies opportunities for process improvements in the Contracts Admin function
  • Will lead and facilitate various meetings in relation to Medium Risk/Value Contract Bid Walks, Clarification Meetings, contract negotiations, contractor claims, contract dispute resolution processes and contract planning
  • Takes responsibility for accurate recording of minutes and transmission of Bidder correspondence and clarifications during sourcing processes. Will assist Business Owner in Contractor correspondence
  • Works with Finance on generating contracts cost reports and engages with Business Owners on Contract status reports. Maintains a regular interface with Finance/Compliance on Supplier Qualification and review processes
Specifications:
  • Degree: Preferably from one of the following disciplines: –  Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Business/Commerce, Law, Supply Chain Management
  • Preferably some previous experience in a similar capacity or related field and general knowledge of procurement, contracting logistics and Services is desired but not critical
  • Capacity to manage extremely steep learning curve to develop all required proficiencies driven constantly by critical and urgent business needs
  • Must speak Kurdish and English
  • Computer and Analytical Skills
Please note that due to the large number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.