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Contracts Manager - LATAM

Contracts Manager - LATAM

Contracts Manager - LATAM

Parker Wellbore
Houston, TX 77042

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Company Description Parker Wellbore helps energy companies accomplish their drilling and production goals efficiently, reliably, and safely. Our global team supports oil and gas operators with innovative land and offshore drilling services, premium rental tools and well services, and advanced operations and management support. Founded in 1934, Parker Wellbore helps customers manage their costs and mitigate their risks, to achieve their operational goals in a safe and efficient manner. With experience in both harsh-environment regions and complex drilling situations, you can trust Parker Wellbore to get the job done.
Job Description

The Contracts Manager position has primary responsibility and accountability for the commercial management of all Geo-Market client contracts for drilling and well/rental services during entire contract life cycle. This position is responsible for providing support and consultations to the Geo-Market in all its contract-related activities, including proposal preparation, managing and developing of the personnel reporting to this position (if applicable), strictly following applicable Company Integrated Management System (IMS) processes and guidelines and supporting the corporate commercial management (CCM) organization initiatives.

Essential functions

  • Jointly with Legal and other functional departments provides inputs to Geo-Market on contractual related issues as described in greater detail below;
  • During proposal preparation evaluates proposed contract drafts and provides comments and recommendations on the exceptions and qualifications to mitigate liability and risk exposure for the Company;
  • As assigned participates in negotiations of contracts, change orders, and selective sub-contracts across the contracts portfolio of the Geo-Market;
  • In consultations with the Corporate CCM organization provides contracting advice to Geo-Market in contract development for new business and ensures contractual terms and conditions mitigate Company’s risk exposure;
  • Manages and actively participates in the post-execution contract management across the contracts’ portfolio of the Geo-Market;
  • Conducts mid-term contract reviews with Geo-Market Ops team and captures lessons learned;
  • Advises the Geo-Market personnel with regard to interpretation and application of Company policies, processes, procedures, and best practices applicable to contracting and contract management;
  • Actively interacts with all Geo-Market and corporate functions to ensure the development of the best contractual solutions for the Geo-Market projects and opportunities;
  • Monitors SalesForce CRM platform and ensures accurate and timely tracking of all Geo-Market contracts and associated contract management activities for existing inventory of Geo-Market contracts, including change orders, extensions, renewals, amendments (collectively "variation documents") and other pertinent activities;
  • Ensures the adherence of Geo-Market to the established process for contract documents storage and maintenance;
  • Assist Geo-Market in development and implementation of an annual contracting strategy for pricing improvement and adjustments.

Additional functions

This position will support the Latin America Geo-Market


Necessary qualifications, skills and abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Should have at least 4 years of industry-specific work experience with a working knowledge of administrative disciplines pertaining to contract and commercial management.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of contractual terms for drilling contracts and well services is required
  • Experience in formulation, negotiation, interpretation of contracts is a plus.
  • Must be detail oriented, self-starter and able to work with little supervision while maintaining goals/tasks.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products.
  • Experience and working knowledge of Salesforce and SharePoint is preferred.
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors. Must be proficient in English and Spanish.
  • Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions.

Additional qualifications, skills and abilities

Excellent verbal and written communications skills required in English and Spanish

Position competencies

  • Intercultural Awareness Understands, leverages and respects cultural differences, languages, customs and manners on the ground. Has the ability to be flexible, adaptable and agile in foreign environments.
  • Business Acumen Business Acumen is understanding how our businesses generate profits and competitive advantage after weighing foreseeable risks. It requires knowledge of how technical and functional roles contribute to and impact bottom-line results. Specifically, it's knowing what business, financial and operational conditions must exist for Parker to maximize profits, without undue risk. Business acumen requires savviness of market practices and industry tactics to assess and determine when the outcome of a decision will result in added value for the organization.
  • Building Effective Teams Promotes followership; encourages team members to share knowledge; values contributions of all teammates; shares wins and successes; creates positive morale and spirit.

Physical demands and work environment

  • Oversee and manage the overall quality of projects and/or employee performance.
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Ability to comprehend, remember, and follow verbal and written directions and comply with Company policies, procedures and standard.
  • Sit/stand while performing primarily sedentary work
  • Ability to work as a team, communicate and interact with others in a professional manner, and consider alternative and diverse perspectives.

Additional Information

Parker Wellbore corporate headquarter employees are not required to obtain a vaccine against COVID-19, except as a pre-condition to physically working in the corporate office. Please note this position will be required to work in the corporate office at least some of the time. Proof of vaccination will be verified during the onboarding process, and Parker Wellbore will not maintain vaccination records. As required by applicable law, Parker will provide reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with disabilities, for the known religious practices of all qualified individuals, and on any other basis as required by state or federal law. Any applicant who believes he or she requires an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department and request such an accommodation, including what type of accommodation needed in order to perform the essential functions of the job. We will work together to determine if a reasonable accommodation is available. All accommodation requests will be treated as confidential.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Parker Wellbore provides equal opportunity for all people and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, military service, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If an applicant has a disability, the applicant may request accommodations when needed to enable that person to perform their essential job functions or to allow that person to participate in employment.

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