Logistics Specialist - VR/18561

Status: Temporary
Rate: £Commensurate with experience
Location: Aberdeenshire
Ref: VR/18561

Our client, an oil and gas operator based just outside of Aberdeen, has a requirement for a Logistics Specialist on a contract through to the end of 2019.

The Logistics Specialist will contribute to the development and execution of strategies / plans covering all aspect of logistics (including supply bases, marine, aviation, land transportation, customs and international freight forwarding) for Deepwater Delivery projects.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to the development and execution of Logistics support services, comprising the following:
    • Shore base.
    • Aviation (fixed and rotary wing).
    • Marine (PSVs, AHTSs, ERRVs).
    • Freight forwarding.
    • Customs.
    • Acting as Contract Owner supporting all formal contracting activities relating to logistics contracts including, assessment of internal and external demand, developing strategies, pre-qualifications and tender list development.
    • Analysis of tenders, contract negotiations, preparation of contractual documentation and contract management plans.
    • Understanding the key suppliers and trends in the Supply Market and geographical regions to help make better supply chain management decisions.
    • Providing proactive advice in terms of mitigating / managing commercial and business risk.

Applicants to this role should offer the following:

  • Extensive experience in a similar logistics role in the oil and gas industry.
  • Proven understanding of joint venture operations.
  • Proven capability to successfully negotiate, implement and manage high value contract / framework agreements.
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to interact with and influence, internally and externally.
  • Assertiveness / ability to articulate clearly.
  • Numerate, analytical and logical.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Effective relationship-builder at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Excellent networks with other operators, industry bodies, etc.
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