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Category Technician

Job title: Category Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Calgary, Canada
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-114761
Contact Name: Keeley Gormley
Phone Number: +1 403 984 0912
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

Category Technician

 

 

REASON FOR OPENING/PROJECT:

Backfill an existing contract

 

TEAM CULTURE:

Reporting to the Senior Manager - Exploration, Wells and Construction, the incumbent in this position will provide support to the Category Management department for contract administration requirements.

 

CANDIDATE VALUE PROPOSITION:

A future leader and bridge builder, the incumbent must possess particularly strong collaboration and forward thinking skills which enables the incumbent to respond proactively to changing dynamics among key stakeholders supporting the department with contract administration requirements, including but not limited to RFX creation, contract creation (documentation as well as system), contract input to Ariba (a SAP platform), SAP as well as reporting data into PREP (a Salesforce platform). The incumbent will be responsible for handling day to day contract maintenance and supplier dispute such as invoicing errors, and for ensuring/reporting out on the Category Specialists they are supporting on their compliance in all contractual responsibilities.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide administrative assistance and support in preparation of the RFX process
  • Develop, coordinate, and manage the decision summary documentation and execution, ensuring appropriate sign-off from authorized management
  • Provide business support for the sourcing tool (Ariba), including creating and maintaining spreadsheet templates for sourcing, pricing, etc.
  • Provide support with issuing and managing bid documents
  • Create and maintain contracts in the contract management tools (SAP/ARIBA))
  • Support Category Advisors/Managers and Sr. Managers on governance practices to ensure that payments and changes to contracts and procurement agreements are applied, regularly administered, documented, and proactively communicated by all members in the commercial team
  • Provide support necessary to the Category Advisors to ensure key elements of contracts administration are achieved via supplier performance management
 

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years of procurement or contract management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Business Administration or Supply Chain Management
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office, especially MS Word and Excel
 

NICE TO HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience using SAP, Ariba, Salesforce, and/or IS Networld
  • Experience with MS SharePoint
  • Previous experience in the Oil & Gas industry
 

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong analytical, interpretive, organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • Self-starter with a pro-active approach to problem identification and resolution
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent judgment, problem-solving and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills within a multi-task environment
  • Strong negotiating skills

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