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National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

Mining, Oil and Gas




We seek to recruit a qualified Contracts Specialist with extensive experience in contracts management,
administration, financial systems and processes, has a minimum of 7 years working experience, preferably
with a large corporate organization, and sound knowledge and understanding of the oil and gas industry.

The role is required to provide advice and leadership to key stakeholders on all aspects of the contracting
process to maximize value for the Company; ensure that all of the Company’s contracts and third party
agreements are prepared and executed in compliance with internal and JVP policy requirements.

You must meet these key criteria:

  • Degree level/tertiary qualification in quantitative surveying, contract law, engineering, commerce or similar
  • Strong analytical skills to identify and determine innovative solutions to complex and poorly defined problems
  • Sound knowledge of financial systems and processes
  • Well-versed with SAP
  • Manage tender process
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to convey complex issues and solutions in simple language
  • Ability to operate efficiently and effectively with minimum direct supervision
  • Ability to assess and deal with people, mentor and develop direct reports and lead to produce results; motivator who can present to and address diverse groups of stakeholders and
    build team spirit towards common goals
  • Manages all aspects of contract management processes including high level contract negotiations routine reporting
  • Performance management of contracts with contract owners including collaborative contract auditing and compliance
  • People skills
  • Organising/planning skills
  • Customer-focused
  • Experience in managing budgets for the business headcount including payroll costs, overhead costs and other costs for existing, planned and contractor roles for the upcoming financial year to ensure continuous and optimal personnel management and business delivery

How to Apply

Send your cover letter, an updated resume with job experiences, and contact details of two referees to:

Applications must be 2MB or less.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications close: Wednesday 25 July 2018

We are an organisation with an empowering and rewarding work environment that offers meaningful career development and the opportunity to work with and learn from the industry’s best. We offer a competitive remuneration package plus benefits, recognition, learning and development opportunities and health and wellbeing programmes.


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Oil Search Limited

Oil Search Limited is an oil and gas exploration and development company which was established in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in 1929. Most of the Company’s assets are located in PNG, where it holds an extensive ...
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