Contract Specialist III

Bartlesville, Oklahoma, United States

Job Reference 1234981

Location Bartlesville, Oklahoma, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function IT & Telecoms

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 17, 2023

Our client is seeking a Contract Specialist III to work within their facilities located in Bartlesville, OK for a 1-year contract, in a full-time position.   


  • Solicitation, negotiation, award, and post award administration of Information Technology software, hardware, maintenance, and services. 

  • Executing day-to-day procurement activities in support of the Information Technology organization, including but not limited to agreement/contract/amendment negotiation, contract administration, invoice resolution, supplier relations management, etc. 

  • Contributing to Procurement goals & objectives by negotiating and executing Master Agreements and commercial strategies. 

  • Supporting local implementation, adoption, and compliance with Contracting Standards & Procedures. 

  • Driving continuous improvement efforts to enhance and streamline contracting processes. 

  • Managing assigned categories effectively and efficiently, with focus on high stakeholder engagement/management. 

  • Mitigating procurement risks, while reducing total cost of ownership without negatively affecting value. 

  • Maintaining appropriate contract files in accordance with document retention policies. 

  • Supporting periodic audit activities. 

  • Driving formal RFx (requests for information, proposal or quote) through Ariba and iCertis, including but not limited to performing pre-bid / pre-award meetings, analyzing suitability of bids dependent on time constraints, cost, safety and quality assurance, prepares bid evaluations and seeks appropriate approvals for award. 

  • Resolving contract issues/disputes (pricing, quality, timing, claims, liens, etc.) 

  • Collaborating with Legal to ensure compliance with all company clause owner requirements and legal statutes. 


Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree or 8 years equivalent experience with Procurement and/or Information Technology business. 

  • Experience with purchase orders, sourcing, negotiations, and contracting. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, SAP, Ariba, and other procurement technologies 

  • Experience leading multiple Procurement initiatives concurrently across sourcing, contracting, materials management, and/or Procure-To-Pay (P2P). 



  • Procurement experience in the energy industry. 

  • Ability to interface across functions and with key stakeholders in a matrixed organization 

  • Strong analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with ability to negotiate and influence critical decisions. 


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