Contracts and Procurement Lead

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Contracts and Procurement Lead
Aker Energy Ghana
Position Summary

The Contracts and Procurement Lead support the Ghana Business Unit in meeting its objectives through the coordination and oversight of all contracting activity: Assigning contracting tasks, monitoring progress and ensuring the effective supervision and performance of all C&P personnel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Through supervising, coaching and mentoring, continuously develop and improve the skills and ability of all personnel within the C&P team
  • Oversee the development & implementation of all procurement strategies
  • Manage the creation and maintenance of an accurate procurement plan that provides a 3 year look-ahead of activity
  • Ensure the Company direction of maximizing local content and its delivery is clearly implemented in all contracting strategies and subsequent contracts
  • Accountable for the development, compilation and conduct of contracting strategies, invitations to tender, and contract awards, and for ensuring all such C&P activity is compliant with C&P processes and procedures
  • Ensure governance and compliance obligations are fully addressed and documented, including a) compliance with the company’s Anti-Corruption Due Diligence standards; b) compliance with the Partner approval process as documented in relevant joint operating agreements; c) compliance with the Petroleum Commission’s Ways of Working
  • Ensure effective administration of contracts through to contract close out
  • Ensure the provision of support to contract owners and budget holders in support of the contract management process, on post-award contractual interpretation and administration matters
  • Undertakes other duties within his or her capability or qualification level as may be reasonably required
  • Subject to necessary approvals being in place pursuant to the company’s Delegation of Authority (DOA), commitment authority to award purchase orders and contracts for goods, works and services
  • Subject to compliance with company’s procurement procedures, authority to endorse recommendations to award purchase orders and contracts for goods, works and services (as defined by the Company policy)

Key Requirements

  • Minimum 15 years evidenced experience
  • Experienced in managing medium to large multi-category teams of contracting and procurement professionals. A track record of developing and coaching team members and delivering an increase in the overall capability and capacity of contracting teams
  • Predominantly contracts formulation and negotiation experience operational and indirect procurement and ideally, but not exclusively, Oil & Gas with substantive exposure to all disciplines and issues within the supply chain. Complete understanding of significant legal and commercial issues within supply chain
  • International exposure within an oil and gas operating environment, and an understanding of the requirements of end users
  • Proven experience of negotiating complex contracts is paramount; with the following academic qualifications being advantageous; preferably to Degree level in a business, engineering or management related subject and CIPS preferred

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