Contracts & Procurement Lead

Posted 9 months ago by Genel Energy
Location Erbil Job Type Temporary
Salary Sector Procurement, Oil & Gas

Position Summary: 
Genel Energy is an independent E&P company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange Headquartered in London with offices in Ankara, Erbil, Morocco & Somaliland, Genel is one of the largest London-listed independent oil producers and is the largest holder of reserves and resources in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. 
The Contracts & Procurement Lead role will report to the SCM Manager and based in our office in Erbil. The purpose of the role is to identify, engage and manage key suppliers effectively.  
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Key Accountabilities:
  • Tendering, execution and post award management of contracts.
  • Overall process and coordination of all required participants in the C&P process.
  • Developing and improving the capability of the C&P team through coaching and mentoring.
  • Developing contracting strategies and securing multi-discipline consensual support for sourcing plans and strategies.
  • Reviewing specifications and Scope of Work for completeness which enables technical functions to translate their requirements into a clearly articulated expression of commercial intent.
  • Incorporation of local content requirements in the contracting process.
  • Developing, compiling and conducting of pre-qualification exercises, invitation to tender documentation and evaluation of tenders received.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
  • Significant proven oil and gas contracting experience of more than 10 years.
  • Formulation and negotiation experience of a cross section of complex contracts and specifically in EPC project context.
  • Substantive exposure to all disciplines within the supply chain –experience should include knowledge of Contracting & Procurement, Materials Management and Operational Logistics (Transportation & Warehousing).
  • Complete understanding of legal and commercial issues. 
  • International exposure within an oil and gas operating environment.
  • The following academic qualifications are advantageous:
  1. Degree in a business, engineering or management related subject.
  2. CIPS / RICS professional certification.
  • Formulating, evaluating and negotiating complex contracts.
  • Handling of multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Good analytical skills. 
  • Good English language (both written and spoken) and numeracy skills are essential
  • High level of competency with the Microsoft suite of applications

Internal & External Interaction:
  • Internally the candidate will be expected to work supportively and actively collaborate with all disciplines and functions whether in London, Ankara or at any Genel Energy locations in the KRI. 
  • Works independently with a minimal level of supervision and knows when to seek support.
  • Active contributor to the decision-making process, able to deliver against agreed actions when decisions are made.
  • Treats others with respect and acts with integrity.
  • Engages with and contributes to the local community

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