Senior Contracts Engineer job at Total Energies

kampala, uganda
negotiable Expires in 2 weeks


Candidate Profile
Qualifications & Experience
• Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business, Law and Economics
• A minimum of 8 procurement experience (ideally with several years in the O&G industry).
• Procurement professional qualification (CIPS) Bac+ 8yrs added advantage.
• Experience with complex industrial type contracts with good understanding of operational requirements.
• Excellent knowledge in Legal environment, Insurance, Tax.
• Highly developed competences in Teamwork, Project Management, Negotiation and Complex Problem Solving.
• keenness to learn new skills.
• Sound knowledge and experience in the use of the Company C&P tools and processes.
• Membership of relevant professional bodies in procurement and supply chain would be an added advantage.
• Ability to understand basic French would be advantageous.
• Proven experience in coaching more junior procurement staff members would be advantageous

Main Duties and Responsibilities
H3SE, Integrity & Sustainability:
• Contributes to the Department matters concerning H3SE, Integrity and Sustainability to ensure that the highest standards are adopted in all activities related to C&P activities, including inclusion in contracts and P/O’s.
• Ensures the safety of the workplace to avoid danger to persons, installations and avoid impact to the environment and maintain the means for self, other personal protection, and safety emergency procedures.
• Notifies team members about accidents, incidents and near misses and initiates necessary corrective actions.

Responsibilities, Competences & Skills:
• Adheres to C&P entity global strategy and objectives in collaboration with Affiliate Senior Management and TGP, according to Legislation, Company Rules and in line with the Affiliate’s business needs.
• Contributes to Contracts & Procurement policies, strategies, and procedures to ensure compliance with legislation, Company HSE Management System, Company Policy and evolving objectives and agreements with Business partners.
• Ensures that the necessary level of competencies is developed and improved, through training, teamwork, interpersonal skills/soft skills and “on the job” experiences within the different work sections of the C&P Department.
• Ensures that the planning and follow-up of the Affiliates major procurement activities is done effectively and communicated efficiently using Company tools and processes (e.g., Master and Annual Procurement Plans).
• Adheres pertinent KPI’s and reports which allow the effective follow up of the key C&P activities and performance.
• Contributes to the Affiliate’s general and statutory reporting to local Senior Management, the Head Office and Regulator in terms of contract & procurement activities is done in a timely and efficient manner.
• Contributes to the “well-being” and motivation of team members through adherence to a caring environment and participating in communication / team building events where the team members good work is showcased.
• Supports and provides guidance to Contract Engineers and buyers (REX, sourcing Tools and others).
• Delegates for the Business Services Team Leader during times of official absence.
• Processes, Procedures and Best Practices:
• Ensures the appropriate use of Company C&P tools (SAP, Agora, e-Sourcing, Sequana …) in the Affiliate.
• Adheres to Best Practices to ensure continual improvement in performance, savings, and general value contribution of the C&P function to the company’s overall objectives.
• Utilizes TGP’s Frame Contracts and ensures that any Local contracts are drafted in accordance with approved model contracts reviewed periodically with other relevant departments such as Legal, Finance and HSE.
• Follows up the efficient management of suppliers of the Affiliate (pre-qualification, qualification, performance follow up, database administration, financial analysis) through consultation with other stakeholders (HSE, Technical, Compliance, Finance Corporate Social Responsibility etc.).

The job holder manages High Value Goods and Services acquisition required by the Affiliate as follows:
• Following up market trends and contributes to the performance follow up of Key Suppliers & SQMs
• Contributes to National Content requirement in collaboration with the Affiliate’s National Content Team.
• Participates Affiliate’s Contracts Committee Contracting Strategies, Contract Awards & follows-up on actions.
• Responses to complaints and the settlement of claims / lawsuits in relation with Legal, Insurance, Finance
• Participates in meetings with Authorities & Partners.
• Handles and supports complex and difficult negotiations, during the attribution of new contracts or purchase orders.
• Participates in any Globalization actions with other TotalEnergies affiliates.
• Organizes Suppliers, Triplet, and duet Meetings.
• Obtains internal and external validations of Procurements and Contract activities.
• Monitors Contracts status and alerts technical departments before Contracts expire and expedites purchase orders.
• Ensures good administration and filling of purchasing documents.
• Provide a quality, cost-effective and time efficient contracts services to metier partners
• Applies sustainable procurement practices, Total Cost of Ownership and Fundamental principles of purchasing (FPP)

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Uganda, Kampala