Lead Contracts Engineer - Drilling & Wells

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Pau, Aquitaine, France

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Job description

**Lead Contract Engineer - Drilling and Wells**

My client, a global Oil & Gas operator are looking for a Lead Contract Engineer in Drilling and Wells to join them in their Pau offices in France.

Main job scope area concerned is Exploration Subsidiaries.

Location: Pau, France

Duration: 12 Months

Start Date: ASAP

MUST speak both English and French

Specific Job Tasks

  • Purchasing Management - participate in the drafting and evolution of standard contracts and the improvement of the reference system.
  • Participate in the drafting of pre-consultation and tender documents through to managing the drafting of pre-consultation and tender documents.
  • To assist the operational team in liaison with the Legal, Insurance, and Finance Departments.
  • Monitor and improve the performance of purchases.
  • Good execution of the purchasing acts in terms of quality, safety, environment, reliability and deadlines to optimize costs.

Technical Requirements

  • Extensive experience in contracting in drilling and wells in the Oil & Gas field with a strong understanding of the industries contracting issues.
  • Legal and financial knowledge, computer skills (SAP, e-Sourcing, Excel, Access).
  • Organisational skills, ethics, sense of confidentiality and independent work.
  • Ability to take part in missions abroad if required.