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Contract Partner Lead - Rigs and Wells Services

Contract Partner Lead - Rigs and Wells Services

  • Location Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ074002
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group

Job Summary:

The Contract Partner Lead will maintain high standards of communication, impact analysis and evaluation of process changes within the contract management field. Works collaboratively with Finance Procurement Teams, Sourcing & Contracting in GBS, GBS Contract Administration Team, Legal and other SMEs to deliver an efficient contract management approach in line with standard methodologies. 

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

Job Description:

Key Accountabilities


  • Manage and maintain the contract management policies, procedures, templates.

  • Lead implementation activities, e.g. Supporting contract assurance and audit, handle contract expiry and contract close out activities.

  • Drive continuous change as part of any new processes/ways of working implementation in collaboration with respective SMEs and/or collaborators.

Process Standardisation

  • Drive harmonisation of processes across GBS Sourcing and Contracting; providing cross-divisional process standards.

  • Drive integration with all other S2C business processes with the target of end-to-end optimisation.

  • Coordinate with the process owners, GBS service delivery teams and SMEs to update and standardise contract management approach and templates where appropriate, share findings and standard methodologies, and ensure alignment with the end-to-end process objectives.

  • Maintain and update a central contract management knowledge repository (including policies and procedures) and communicate optimally to practitioners.

Process Analysis & Continuos Improvement Opportunity Identification

  • Engage in continuous dialogue with business and service delivery collaborators to discuss priorities and approach to process improvements, standardisation and simplification.

  • Analyse the business needs and support development of contract management transformation/digitalisation projects.

Essential Education and Job Requirements

  • Business, Finance, Commerce degree

  • More than 8 years working experience in Contracting and Procurement in the energy sector (Upstream, Downstream, Digital and IT, Indirect, or Workplace).

  • More than 4 years of Contract Management in the Rigs Category and/or Well Services Category – Drilling, OCTG, Completion, Cementing, Mud Logging, Fluids, Wireline Equip & Serv, Stimulation, Intervention.

  • Proficient in English (Spoken and Written).

  • Able to work in Europe/UK shift.

  • Ability to connect with varying stakeholder levels within the organisation, internal and external.

At bp, we provide the following environment and benefits to you:

  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the attitude of giving back to our environment are highly valued

  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks

  • Learning opportunities and other development opportunities to craft your career path

  • Life and health insurance, medical care package

  • And many other benefits.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform crucial job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Agreements and negotiations, Analytical Thinking, Building sustainability, Business Acumen, Category spend profiling, Category Strategy, Commercial acumen, Communication, Cost modelling, Decision Making, Digital fluency, Market Analysis, Negotiation planning and preparation, Sourcing strategy, Stakeholder Management, Supplier Selection, Sustainability awareness and action, Value creation and management

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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