Contracts Advisor

First Energy

Our Client has a requirement for a Contracts Advisor, who will be required to work on a contract basis in London.


Role Purpose:

  • Oversee the plan, source, manage activities in accordance with the clients supply chain procedures
  • Plan phase deliverables include:
  • Supporting category management and development, and assisting with the build of individual contracting strategies for contracts of lower risk and value
  • Source phase deliverables include:
  • Developing and running tenders for lower value and risk contracts Negotiation with existing contractors to consolidate contracts
  • Manage phase deliverables include:
  • Change management (administrative tasks associated with any contract amendments e.g. price changes, change orders) Supporting with SRM for Tier 1 contracts (performance management, contract management and risk management) Developing Contract Management Plans with Technical Owner and contractor for Tier 1 and Tier 2 contracts as required; Assessing and managing risk for Tier 2 – 4 contracts
  • To support the wider Supply Chain Team in the delivery of the category activity and associated targets
  • Ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation and The client’s Energy HSES Procedures


Job Role Responsibilities:

  • Prepare ITT packages taking account of business risks and key business drivers; draft robust evaluation criteria; evaluate commercial elements of bids and assist with negotiations in accordance with company procedures
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to co-ordinate the compilation of robust contract award recommendations that fully justify the selection of the preferred supplier
  • Draft and develop Contracts and Contract Amendments including robust Contract Management Plans including Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as required
  • Ensure implementation of Contractor HSES practices in close liaison with contract team
  • Identify and understand commercial / procurement needs from internal stakeholders and collaboratively proposes solutions that take account of market conditions, risks and business drivers
  • To develop work plans and prioritise to be an effective team member


Experience / Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications:

  • Degree level (Business Management, Quantity Surveying or Law) and / or proven long term comprehensive experience within Contracts and Procurement
  • MCIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Qualification would be preferred but not mandatory

Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Contracts Advisor looking for new employment.

As part of putting people first, we strive to be an equal opportunities employer and we are always looking to increase the diversity of our workforce, working closely with our clients to ensure everyone is included.

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