Contracts & Procurement Officer

Posted 10 months ago by Genel Energy
Location Sulaymānīyah Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector 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 Officer role will report to the Head of Contracts and Procurement. The purpose of the role is to provide support to the C&P function to Sulaymaniyah office to ensure all suppliers are monitored effectively.
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Key Accountabilities:
  • Act as the focal point for registration and prequalification of contractors.
  • Coordinate the prequalification process with bidders and end users, compiles prequalification reports and initiate recommendations for approval by the 
Prequalification Committee
  • Maintain and update the database of contractors and suppliers qualified within the Commercial Directory
  • Compile input from Managers and End Users on the performance of various vendors / suppliers / contractors
  • Initiate recommendations for re-assessment of vendors based due to changes in performance, capability or time elapsed
  • Examine scope of work for completeness and consistency
  • Prepare comprehensive ITT packages
  • Perform evaluation of unpriced commercial aspects of the technical bid and evaluation of commercial bid
  • Perform contract administration activities - bank guarantees, insurances, invoices, etc.
  • Provide contractual advice to End Users and prepare contractual correspondence
  • Review and evaluate variations and claims, prepare recommendations for approval of management and prepare contract amendments, as required
  • Perform close-out of contractual matters upon completion.
  • Help the implementation of the company’s Local Content policy and procedure.
  • Support the CSR team in implementing CSR projects, especially in taking quotations and communicating with the related suppliers.
  • Utilise the company’s procurement system as instructed by the Line Manager.  

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years contracts and procurement administration experience 
  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration
  • Fluency Kurdish and English (spoken and written) is essential.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc
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. 
  • Can work 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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