Responsibilities
-Supports the business’ strategic contractual requirements.
-Coordinates with Legal, Risk, Tax, Compliance, Accounting, and Treasury to ensure that all contracts represent the company’s financial and risk profile tolerances.
-Analyzes contracts, laws and regulations that govern or impact oil and gas exploration, development, production and transportation activities for U.S. domestic operations, particularly U.S. onshore, to ensure that businesses -incorporate these insights into contracts and contracting strategies.
-Prepares, reviews, analyzes, modifies, negotiates, executes, and administers supply chain/procurement related contracts (confidentiality agreements, service agreements including but not limited to Master Service Contracts, -Consulting Agreements, engineering services contracts, geophysical contracts, drilling services contracts, construction contracts, transportation contracts and staffing agreements).
-Facilitates contract compliance by insuring proper communication of requirements.
-Provides general contractual / commercial advice to business team members.
-Keeps current on regulations, political risk factors and industry changes that may impact the company.
-Exhibits a customer service focus that enables internal customers to succeed in a manner that meets the company’s risk profile and protects its interest.


Skills
-Knowledge of drilling, production, exploration and U.S. domestic (onshore) contracts is preferred.
-Knowledge of indemnity structures utilized in and the interrelated aspects of contracts.
-Knowledge of U.C.C. (Uniform Commercial Code), Art. 2 (Sale of Goods) is preferred.
-Knowledge of contracts for major projects for U.S. onshore preferred.
-Strong general business and contract writing experience.
-Experience negotiating terms and conditions, and incentives for contracts with the ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex contractual issues.
-Responsible for ensuring compliance with Master Service Contracts.
-Conducts research to provide input towards more complex solutions/alternatives to meet internal customer requirements.
-Directs and leads negotiations with routine and may assist with complex contracts.
-Facilitates contract compliance by ensuring proper communication of requirements.
-Provides routine and more complex contractual / commercial advice to business team members.
-Provides guidance to supply chain staff regarding contractual matters.
-Acts as contracts lead on major projects and initiatives


Qualifications
-Bachelor’s degree required
-Minimum Five years of domestic contracts experience in the Oil and Gas industry or related field is desired.
-Juris Doctor is preferred

Duration
Long-term Contract

Only applicants who are authorized to work in the US, without company sponsorship, on a full-time, permanent basis will be considered.