Contracts Advisor

  • Contract
  • Calgary

NES Fircroft

Job Description

NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry.

Our client is seeking a Contracts Advisor for a long-term contract in Calgary, AB.

The organizations Mineral Land Department is seeking an accomplished Contracts Advisor (formerly known as a Contracts Landman) to come to work for us reporting directly to the Manager, Mineral Lease and Contracts. In this position, you will be part of a multifaceted team working closely with both internal and external stakeholders with responsibility for the administration and analysis of contracts for the Land team.


  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal business partners including operations, joint interest, finance, legal and production accounting
  • Work with the Mineral Land Negotiator and asset teams and manage contractual obligations, interpretations as well as drafting
  • Use your experience with Land to ensure proficient data entry and maintenance following data consistency standards and data verification as well as create, build and run reports
  • Collaborate with the Mineral Land Negotiator and asset teams to review and respond to third-party Right of First Refusals (ROFRs) as well as prepare and manage operated ROFRs
  • Prepare, process and track operated and non-operated Independent Operations Notices (IONs) with an in-depth understanding of penalty concepts and issues
  • Work with stakeholders and manage the operated and non-operated abandonment processes
  • Draft Purchase and Sale Agreements as well as conveyance and ancillary documents and conduct title reviews to identify deficiencies in support of our Acquisitions and Divestiture (A&D) activities
  • Identify and develop process and procedural enhancements to improve efficiencies within the contracts and mineral land team
  • Be active in your sharing of knowledge with peers as well as providing mentorship to junior members of the team

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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