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Reference ID R27378 Updated 28/04/2021 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country Poland City/State Krakow Work Location Krakow

The Role

The role is supporting early stage capital project activities up to project to asset (P2A) handover. Contracting & Procurement activity for whole project lifecycle for projects all over the world, with focus on Canada LNG project.

Provide operational/tactical contracting and procurement support to capital projects for both Pre-Award and Post-Award stages and be part of a team that delivers this capital project support from Krakow, with occasional travel to the project/site (as required). Manage successful execution of the complete Category Management & Contracting Process (CMCP) including Contract Strategy, Tactics and Contract Management activities for the assigned contract portfolio and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Execute Group Contract Management process for assigned operational/tactical contracts

  • Post award contract management in EPC contracts (Contractor relationship and performance management, Contract administration and claims management)

  • Drive contractor performance; conduct Business Performance Reviews

  • Conduct tenders & drive negotiations with Suppliers

  • Analyzing CP business requirements and external market dynamics

  • Manage one-off Purchase Orders

  • Deliver end-to-end cost savings impacting bottom line

  • Proactively identify & understand commercial/procurement needs from internal stakeholders and collaboratively propose competitive solutions.

  • Manage Supplier Relationship effectively and collaboratively drive continuous performance improvement

  • Ensure strong connect across the wider CP Organization (e.g. Production, Wells, Projects, Operations, Center of Excellence) to ensure continuous cross sharing and leverage of best practices

  • Work closely with Global Category Team to get the best deals for the project

  • Build effective working relationships with stakeholders and team members and makes a constructive contribution.


  • A degree level (Business/Engineering) and proven experience within contracting&procurement

  • Proven track record of execution excellence & delivering results

  • Highly tuned commercial acumen and curiosity

  • SAP Ariba proficiency and RtP/ERP knowledge preferable

  • Proven experience in contract negotiations

  • Good understanding of strategic, technical, legal, finance, taxation and commercial issues.

  • Highly driven, ‘can do’, inspiring, able to articulate in a crisp and precise manner

  • Collaborates and integrates within CP and with business, enterprise first

  • Understands business and speaks business language, fluent English

  • Has effective influencing skills and can flex his/her style to audience

  • Proven track record of commercial acumen

  • Continuous improvement and simplification mindset

  • Ability to work for a mixed shift - 2-3 times a week in afternoon/evening schedule with extra premium

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