Contracts Advisor

Job Title: Contracts Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: $40 per hour, Benefits: Yes
Start Date: 2018-10-10
Reference: BH-91297
Contact Name: Shawna Leatherwood
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2018 14:20

Job Description

Up to 5 years of experience.  


The main function of the Contracts Advisor is to

develop and implement contract strategies as well as

provide leadership in the contracting process.


• Leads teams in the sourcing process within

business unit; formulates contract/bid documentation

models. Creates and applies bid evaluation criteria.

• Develops negotiation plans and leads negotiations

for complex risk/value contracts and claims.

• Guides the writing and review of effective scopes of

work for complex risk/value contracts as well as

major capital projects

• Manages post-award 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.

Produce and control correspondence with contractor.

• Manages uses of P/SCM systems (i.e. Ariba, SIMs,

etc.) and utilizes the P/SCM systems to interpret data

to run the business.

• Provides extensive cross-functional understanding

outside area of expertise and networks with other

BUs and third parties to identify and develop best

practices for contracting activities to be used

throughout Company while promoting appropriate

best practices throughout the enterprise.

• Develops contract strategies for complex risk/value

contracts. Determines situations where long term

agreements will create leverage and executes.


• Experience in Oil industry contract is preferred but

not required

• Diplomas

• Technical Background

• Perfect written English

• Knowledge in law arbitration

• Good at negotiation


• 2-4 years of experience