Senior Contracts Specialist – Corporate Services



Personal Qualities


We’re 22,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries delivering oil, gas, wind and solar power to 170 million people worldwide. Taking on tough energy challenges is our job. Right now, we’re facing an enormous task: supplying the world with the energy it needs, while lowering emissions.

We’re up for the challenge. Are you?

The position

By joining our team in Projects, Drilling & Procurement you will have the opportunity to:

  • Shape, deliver and maximise the value of Equinor’s existing and future Corporate Services contract portfolio within Upstream, Renewables and Low Carbon Solutions.

  • Lead and participate in a cross-functional team for the establishment of specific procurement strategies both locally and as part of Global sourcing teams.   

  • Prepare and issue enquiries, manage and conduct bid evaluation, negotiations and prepare award recommendation. 

  • Perform demand and market analysis.

  • Enhance Equinor’s supply chain by ensuring compliance with our governing Supply Chain Management processes, with specific focus on Integrity Due Diligence, Human Rights assessments, Safety and Commercial Risk.

  • Drive and perform contract management from award to contract close-out with a focus on minimising value leakage, risk and promoting safety.

  • Proactively ensure high quality stakeholder management both internally and towards suppliers.


Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in relevant subject, but will consider candidates with relevant experience. 

  • Significant experience and competence in the creation and management of strategic contracts in the UK, with specific preference given to those with experience of Corporate Services scopes such as Facilities, IT, Temporary Staffing and Intellectual Services

  • Strong awareness of the UK Supplier market and understanding of establishing and promoting Local Content

  • Independent and flexible, with the ability to work within and lead multidisciplinary teams across the organisation.

  • Skilled in developing, utilising and extending network of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strategic and Commercial mindset with strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrates high level of personal integrity and ethical awareness.

  • A role model with the ability to mentor and develop others in the team.

General information

Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or a Scandinavian language. Applications submitted without necessary attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law.

As a UK employer, Equinor has a legal obligation to ensure that candidates have the right to work in the UK. If the right to work in the UK has not been established, the employment or assignment will not commence until the necessary checks have been satisfactorily completed and acceptable evidence provided. Equinor reserves the right to withdraw the offer of employment or assignment in the event that the relevant requirements are not met.

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