Senior Contract Engineer needed at Ocheph Consulting Limited

Job title : Senior Contract Engineer

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : June 14, 2024

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Services Description

  • Verify that the company’s Contractual Policies and applicable laws and regulations are adhered to, especially those related to ethics and transparency.
  • Verify that Contracts comply with the standards of the company and the agreements with the partners.
  • Ensure the application and respect of the procedures in the tender process.
  • Work closely with the DUET counterpart to create the contracts dossier, develop a clear definition of contractual responsibilities and discuss the agenda including: Validation of contracts strategy, negotiation and analysis of commercial bids, participation in recommendations to award.
  • Adapt standard contract templates to local conditions
  • Provide professional advice and guidance to all contract owners/entities with respect to contractual matters
  • Liaise with Methods and Performance and Domain Manager for timely reporting (not limited to validate and record savings in Agora) and statistics matters
  • Keep informed of best practices in contracts procedures in other entities and affiliates for improvement of contracts practices in the COMPANY.
  • Promote the use of frame agreements.
  • Prepare and maintain an up-to-date list of qualified contractors/suppliers/potential tenders/contracts with updated information to perform market studies; analyze and assess all possible answers from the market
  • Participate in the validation of the contracts strategy through: Arranging and attending Contracts Committee Meetings, common recommendation with duet, pre-qualifying bidders, defining target prices, defining criteria for evaluation, establish CFT commercial documents, etc.
  • Prepare and send out the dossiers of pre-consultation for Standard or Complex invitations to bid.
  • Verify the alignment with Ethics, Compliance, H3SEQ clauses, Company rules, Procedures, Instructions and applicable legislation when issuing all technical contracts and when drafting contractual and commercial terms and conditions
  • Verify the Terms & Conditions (standard, general and financial)
  • Create contracts from standard templates (where they exist) or develop one (where template is not available) and create outline agreements in SAP.
  • Conduct the Terms & Conditions bid analysis and negotiation for the best interest of COMPANY.
  • Conduct the commercial bid analysis and negotiation thereby creating a clear definition of responsibilities and documents together with the DUET
  • Take the leading role in recommendations to award presentation to contracts Committee in collaboration with triplet.
  • Participate in the signing of formal document after approval from authorities and partners and clarification of rights and obligations of both signing parties according to DOA
  • Ensures that own contracts are created and managed in UNISUP and AGORA, ensure effective use of tools and systems (Ariba, NIPEX, REX+, AGORA) for optimum productivity.
  • Prepare files for the settlement of lawsuits in relation with the legal, insurance and financial department
  • Monitor contractor’s performance with Duet, promoting and attending service quality meetings, claims, amendments and contract renewal discussions with contractor and manage and maintain a network with Stakeholders such as NAPIMS, NCDMB, etc.
  • Carries out any other duties that may be assigned to him/her from time to time.

HSE Responsibilities

  • Be in constant alignment with H3SE Company rules, Procedures, Instructions and applicable legislation
  • Take the necessary measures to avert immediate threat of danger. Exercising caution as necessary to avoid danger to persons and installations or avoid pollution
  • Participate actively in H3SE meetings, training sessions and drills and co-operate actively in the execution of H3SE plans
  • Promote safety culture within Company by reporting of anomalies

Services Personnel Profile

  • A Degree in Engineering, Management or Social Sciences (preferably Supply Chain)
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies in the Supply Chain and in Operational functions will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • 5 to 8 years’ experience in oil and gas industry of which 3 years should be as a Senior contract Engineer.
  • Demonstrable general knowledge and understanding of commercial, legal and insurance issues affecting the company in general.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills are necessary for a range of complex internal and external negotiations.
  • Candidate’s ability to learn & be trained quickly on SAP/R3, SAP reporting tool and e-sourcing tool will be an added advantage.
  • Requires a very good level of coordination, negotiation, interpersonal relationship, conviviality, capacity of anticipation, analysis, and synthesis

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