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Contract Management Lead

Contract Management Lead

  • Location Malaysia - Central - Kuala Lumpur
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 136972BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

The Contract Management Lead will:

  1. Provide overall support to the Contract Management Manager.
  2. Support the planning and implementation of GBS Sourcing and Contracting’s contract management activities.
  3. Implements the process management improvements within the contract management discipline, including actively executing and/or participating in contract management standardisation, transformation and/or digitalisation projects.
  4. Continuously engage with the business units and service delivery teams to deliver consistent, simple and standardised contract management implementation.

The Contract Management Lead is a self-contributor in delivering the objectives. The Contract Management Lead will maintain high standards of communication, impact analysis and evaluation of process changes within the contract management discipline. The Contract Management Lead works collaboratively with Sourcing & Contracting in GBS, Legal and other SMEs to deliver an optimal contract management approach in line with best practices.

The ideal candidate has strong practical and application experience in contract management, sourcing and contracting of goods & services in the energy sector (Upstream, Downstream, IT related, Indirect, or Workplace), knowledge and understanding of contracts and legal terms, solid business ethics, coupled with a strong commercial orientation and communication skills.

Accountabilities

General

  1. Supports development of the contract management policies, procedures, and templates.
  2. Supports implementation of contract management activities, e.g. ABC certification, Counterparty Due Diligence (CDD) refresh, contract expiry and spend management, supporting contract assurance and audit, contract change and contract close out activities.
Process Standardisation
  1. Implements contract management processes across GBS Sourcing and Contracting; providing cross-divisional process standards.
  2. Implements integration with all other S2P business processes with the target of end-to-end optimisation.
  3. Supports maintenance and update of a central contract management knowledge repository (including policies and procedures) and communicate effectively to practitioners.
Educational background
1. Business, Finance, Commerce degree.
2. MCIPS/ISM qualification, or at stage of pre-qualification, desirable.

Experience
  • More than 6 years working experience in Contracting and Procurement in the energy sector (Upstream, Downstream, IT related, Indirect, or Workplace)
  • Has in-depth knowledge of Sourcing and contracting processes with knowledge and practical application experience in contract drafting, contract assurance and contract review and contract close out.
  • Demonstrated experience in contract management activities such as Counterparty Due Diligence, Anti Bribery and Corruption (ABC) Certification with exposure/participation in contract audit.
  • Experience in using Power BI or other reporting tools/dashboards is an added advantage.
Other
  • Fluent in English.
  • Able to work in UK shift.
  • Ability to communicate with varying levels within the organisation, internal and external.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required given diverse nature of operating landscape.
  • Good influencing skills and the ability to motivate cross functional and diverse teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical skills and ability to think outside the box.
  • Role will require occasional hours outside of standard business hours – to join calls with overseas SMEs/Stakeholders.
  • Personal time management skills and ability to meet individual and team deadlines.
  • Contractually and commercially risk advers
  • Experienced working in virtual teams.

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