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  • Title:

    Contracts Lead / Manager

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  • Salary:

    No Benefits

  • Contact:

    Amanda Taylor

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    31 Dec 2022

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Sitec - a Belcan company are currently looking to recruit a Contracts Lead / Manager (Category Management) for a multinational oil and gas corporation. The post is based in Southampton, Hampshire and is an estimated 12 month contract and is paying competitively on a PAYE and Umbrella hourly basis.

This position has been deemed Inside of IR35.


Drive value, efficiency and expanded market advantage via end-to-end category management while ensuring operational integrity

Abstract / Main Responsibilities

  • Interaction with internal business clients to clarify requirements, agree on procurement tactic, address queries and issues
  • Advice Client during opportunity development, including scope and pricing model
  • Advise Clients on key items to consider in RFx/Bid process (from planning to evaluation)
  • Provide portfolio specific market intelligence to Clients, Category Manager and other network Contract Leads
  • Develop and maintain portfolio of craft labour agreements
  • Help identify new/innovative/niche vendors that could add value to clients
  • Prepare tenders, request for information/ quotations, sealed bids, conducting reverse auction events and related duties
  • Negotiate Terms & Conditions
  • Conduct functional reviews as required with Tax, Law, and other functions
  • Steward tactical Client relationship for key portfolio activities
  • Identify Business Value and agreement rationalization opportunities within the portfolio
  • Ensure transactional efficiency of agreements (SAP friendly)
  • Execute procurement strategies developed by Category Manager and interact with Regional Procurement groups
  • Supplier relationship management within portfolio, including, monitoring, evaluating and reporting suppliers conformance with contract metrics where applicable
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Skills / Knowledge Developed


  • Strong Commercial expertise
  • Effective negotiation, advocacy and influencing skills
  • Understanding of client business and objectives
  • Strong English Communication skills - verbal and written
  • Project planning, scheduling and execution skills
  • Industry and market knowledge
  • Analytical skills / TSC / Bid Evaluation
  • Procurement functional expertise
  • Knowledge of Purchase to Pay process including SAP systems
  • Category expertise (Preferred) - Oil and Gas knowledge, craft labor or equipment and materials
  • Problem solving
  • Safe behavior
  • Strong ownership and ability to work independently
  • Able to negotiate and write a contract, interact with local Suppliers and Clients
  • Disciplined process execution
  • Customer service focus
  • Proficient with MS Office

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan