Contract Advisor Zoetermeer Zuid-Holland

Contract Advisor, execution of contract strategies and planning in conjunction with key stakeholders
Soort dienstverband: Detachering
Sector: Olie en gas
Salarisklasse: vanaf €4500,-
Vacaturenummer: O210158
Lennaert van Zon
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  • Primary focal point for the project and operations contract categories
  • Responsible for input to the development of the overall functional/regional contracting strategy
  • Responsible for the execution of contract strategies and planning in conjunction with key stakeholders, Contracts Specialist and Global Category Leads
  • Responsible for the sourcing and ongoing management of all Company contracts
  • Responsible for the drafting and tendering of contracts
  • Responsible for providing contractual advice and interpretation to internal SCM&L personnel and key business stakeholders

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Champion HSEQ in all Supply Chain Management activities and practices
  • Ensures that all undertaken contracting and procurement activity is conducted in accordance with Company’s SCM&L policies and procedures
  • Manages the contracting process from the expression of the needs (including its review/challenge) to contract signature
  • In collaboration with the Contract Owner and/or the Tender Team, develops contract strategies including the bidders list, award criteria and associated weighting and scoring mechanisms in compliance with Company’s SCM&L policies and procedures
  • Submits contract strategies when applicable to the Contract Review Forum (and Partners) for approval
  • Holds the position of Secretary in the Contract Review Forums
  • Drafts contract with associated commercial criteria, remuneration, relevant contract management provisions and KPI’s using approved templates
  • Ensure standard terms and conditions of contract are suitable for local environment and local requirements, liaising and formalizing with Neptune Legal when required
  • Leads the tender process and coordinates all communication between bidders and Neptune key stakeholders during each stage: issue, receipt, opening, evaluation and negotiations with bidder’s representatives
  • Performs commercial evaluation and coordinates technical, legal and HSEQ evaluation with stakeholders
  • Lead contract negotiations involving appropriate representatives
  • Drafts final recommendation to award and submits for approval
  • Prepare final contracts for award, approval and execution in the Company contract management system
  • Manages contract performance and oversees all contract procurement activity
  • Provides support to the procurement team and Contract Owner with regards to contract interpretation, issues, performance degradation, claims and variations
  • Supports Contract Owner by maintaining proper administration of the contracts and by handling queries from both suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Responsible for the sourcing and ongoing management required contracts
  • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of supplier relationship performance management plans for key contracts
  • Lead supplier management relationship and performance reviews of key contracts and coordinates supplier action plans with key business stakeholders
  • Provides contractual advice and interpretation to internal SCM&L personnel and key business stakeholders
  • Leads negotiations
  • Provides assistance, where necessary, in claim and dispute teams
  • Responsible for registering, validating and reporting savings achieved
  • Provide contract support to Contract Specialist where necessary
  • Maintain market knowledge, perform benchmarking and supplier due diligence where required
  • Expected to work on other categories when required


An international company active as an operator in the on- and offshore oil & gas industry. Currently active mainly in the North Sea from the offices in the Netherlands with a strong ambition to grow. In order to realize this growth ambition, an environment is created where top talents and entrepreneurship are stimulated.


Selectum brings clients and technicians together. We do this for temporary and permanent contracts. We have a wide experience in guiding highly skilled technical professionals coming from abroad to start working in the Netherlands. We will assist you through all kinds of issues like legislation, permit, requirements and housing. Our motto is "Making it work together!". This is the basis for a long-term cooperation and and we are happy to support you and your career. We offer you a competitive salary within the sector and, in addition, we pay out an annual profit sharing and we never forget your birthday!


  • Relevant university degree qualification e.g. supply chain management, law, business or equivalent discipline
  • Professionally qualified with a relevant professional body i.e. CIPS, NEVI+
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in a comparable role
  • Fluent in English and preferably the Dutch language
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of contract formulation, management and administration of contracts related to offshore projects and offshore operations in the North Sea environment
  • Experience and understanding of LOGIC model contract conditions
  • Working knowledge of Dutch Law, preferably with some knowledge of English law
  • Ability to understand and review appropriate contract clauses and terms
  • Experience in developing contract strategies
  • Experience in leading contract negotiations
  • A strong understanding of stakeholder management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of information systems such as SAP and Contract Management Systems and expert user of tools and systems to support different activities (eRFX, Office, FPAL, Supplier Catalogues, etc.) as applicable


Are you interested to know more about this challenging position? And are you a Contract Advisor with experience in oil and gas, especially in the upstream sector? Please click the apply button and send us your resume. For any further information you can contact us via or call Lennaert van Zon, +31 70 324 28 00.

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Selectum b.v.
Benoordenhoutseweg 23
2596 BA Den Haag
070 – 324 28 00