Supply Chain Management (SCM) Contract & Sourcing Specialist – Capital Projects

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1244124

Location Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 3, 2024

Airswift is seeking an SCM Contract & Sourcing Specialist – Capital Projects to work with one of our clients in the oil and gas industry in Calgary AB on a 12-month contract.

Basic Purpose/Accountabilities
The SCM Contract & Sourcing Specialist is an integral role elevating our requirement for commercial expertise with external suppliers and contractors and developing and maintaining support with internal business partners. In this role the successful candidate will manage, assist, and facilitate pre and post contract and sourcing activities relating to Company Canada. The scope covers contract formation through to administration. This role will support the Capital Projects teams at our Montney and Surmont assets. 
Overall Areas of Responsibility
  • Provide expertise on commercial content and negotiation support to relevant stakeholders for specific contract development
  • Support the development and implementation of procurement and contract strategies for Capital expense requirements
  • Ensure that Supply Chain is represented during the formation of commercial relationships in efforts to achieve optimal value
  • Support the development and on-going post-award contract management activities including dispute resolution, claims support, scope of work and compensation agreement amendments
  • Provide contracting expertise and guidance to both strategic and routine requirements for various service and material agreements
  • Participate and influence key stakeholder and supplier negotiations
  • Build internal stakeholder relationships to understand their SCM requirements and build fit for purpose strategies that reduce risk, add value, and meet execution requirements
  • Provide enhanced metrics and reporting capabilities for ensuring contracting and support implementations are tracked and measured for success and continuous improvement with suppliers* Ensure initiatives comply with Company Policies and Procedures
  • Adhere to the Global Supply Chain Standard and the Code of Business Ethics & Conduct documentsSpecific Contract Formation Responsibilities (pre- award)
  • Execute vendor pre-qualification process
  • Lead strategy discussions
  • Prepare commercial contract exhibits
  • Prepare and issue RFx documents, including bid evaluations
  • Lead and single point of contact throughout the bid process
  • Lead and facilitate commercial meetings (i.e., RFP kick-off, clarification meetings, etc.)
  • Lead Terms & Conditions negotiations
  • Prepare Recommendation for Award
  • Execute contract documents
Specific Contract Administration Responsibilities (post award) 
  • Change Management - review, validate contract change requests, create amendments, and manage claims
  • Coordinate with business owners and support functions
  • Coordinate proper closeout of assigned contracts per the closeout procedure
  • SCM point of contact for internal audits to ensure that all documentation pertaining to the contracts is current and accurate
Required Skills/Competencies
  • Minimum college diploma in Business Administration, Law, or Supply Chain disciplines
  • Minimum 5+ years of Supply Chain/Contracting experience preferably in the oil and gas industry
  • Experiences in forming, executing, and administering capital project contracts.
  • Knowledge of SCM Capital Project, assurance, planning and execution processes
  • Enhanced software application skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, SAP and GEP) including experience with electronic contracting software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contracting terms and conditions, clauses, scope of work and compensation schedule development
  • Experience in contract formation management with demonstrated ability to effectively use procurement and contracting knowledge to add value
  • Commercial experience / expertise and strong negotiation planning skills
  • Effective time management & strong organizational skills
  • Keen attention to detail & adherence to quality work
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills with the ability to build & maintain effective, trusting relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Strong influence, facilitation & networking ability
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis without restrictions
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge in formation and administration of large Capital Projects for Central Processing Facilities
  • Participation in WCC and/or SCMA (Supply Chain Management Association of Alberta) is an asset
  • Knowledge of Upstream Canadian exploration and Production operations

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