Onshore IT Contracts Adviser

Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Houston, TX
Posted: February 6, 2018
Reference: 2018OCA1


This position supports the development and implementation of IT Hardware/Software Contracts, Professional Services Contracts, IMA and Statements of Work (SOWs) and related processes, as well as the advancement of the procurement function through development, improvement and implementation of procurement practices.

- 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

- 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

- Drafting, processing, finalizing and coordination of agreements for contracting services related to tactical projects and operations & maintenance

- Negotiate contract terms and conditions

- Works directly with legal on negotiated terms

- Provides support for contract risk and contractor insurance claims

- Identify contract issues to be escalated and coordinate/facilitate the management of the resolution to these issues. Ability to make decisions where appropriate and seek support where necessary in accomplishing goals

- Interact with various internal customers, universities, contractors, attorneys, system support representatives in team settings to monitor the progress of work, resolve problems and ensure performance standard are met

- Request, update and maintain contractor insurance renewal certificates

- Utilizes the P/SCM systems to interpret data to run the business


Mandatory Skills:
• At least 3 years’ experience in contracting working with IT Hardware/Software Contracts

• Contracting Experience- Experience in creating new contracts renewing existing contracts and negotiating contracts with new and existing suppliers. Fluency on completing appropriate technical and commercial analysis to procure a variety of materials and services at the best overall conditions. Able to support multiple contracting requests for various Technical Departments across ETC. Experienced and familiar in negotiating and preparing contracts/SOWs on behalf of multiple requestors

• Business Acumen- Understanding of business drivers and ability to align work activity to meet/exceed business objectives. Demonstrated ability to utilize procurement tools and databases such as PACTs, READ, SPOTFIRE, ACW and SIMS to support contracting and sourcing efforts. Proven experience leading and implementing a Contracting Plan. Ability to apply critical thinking and guidance to business owners on complex contracts and is able to demonstrate practical application of CCE processes

• Contracting Technical Skill- Knowledge and proven understanding of processes, standard client contract forms, sourcing/negotiations and contract formulation. Manage end-to-end contracting process of gathering, validating and actioning on the information from business owners, suppliers, PSCM-SS and procurement peers required for contracts and SOWs formulation

• Operations Skill- Knowledge and proven experience developing and ensuring effective utilization of catalog pricing. Ensures resolution to complex tax issues and invoicing problems in SAP and ACW. Collaborates with ETC Finance and P/SCM-SS Manila to review, validate, and update the accuracy of provided cost elements. Ensures Procure to Pay deliverables are met; e.g Cycle Time, On-Time Delivery, and Catalog Usage.


• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4 year college or Law degree

• Supply Chain Management Degree or Certification

• Minimum 3 years’ experience in formulating, reviewing, material agreements and/or service contracts

• Previous oil & gas experience including proven effective utilization of the FCC model agreements

• Previous work at an engineering/oil firm is ideal

• Strong analytical/decision analysis skills and research experience

• Process Management – demonstrates the process knowledge and expertise to implement the end to end contracting process as means to achieve results

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