Contract Specialist II

Houston, TX 77079

Posted: 02/05/2024 Job Category: Oil & Gas Upstream Job Number: 179547 Pay Rate: $40.00 - $45.00

Job Description

This position provides Supply Chain support to our Corp. Digital & Information Technology (D&IT)organization, for software licensing, IT hardware, IT/OT security, networking & telecom, professional/consulting services and/or managed service programs. You will proactively support a specific D&IT capability stream, managing your client s respective projects, suppliers, and contracts.

Recruiters@cenergyintl.Com / Toni Watkins / 713-965-6171

Your responsibilities may include:

    • Proactively manages Corp. D&IT suppliers and contracts

    • Efficiently responds to D&IT client requests

    • Actively collaborates, aligns, and drives business value opportunities with D&IT clients

    • Conducts key supplier analysis and/or market analysis and raises concerns / opportunities with
      &IT clients and/or Supply Chain management

    • Proactively engages clients to understand and align on future programs & plans

    • Manage all aspects D&IT contracts portfolio, ensuring alignment with client s requirements, such as annual renewals, contract renegotiations, license optimization & compliance, service level agreements and post-award contract management plans

    • Identifies unique sourcing strategies

    • Negotiates solid contractual and commercial terms and conditions

    • Understands and adheres to Corp. Supply Chain standard (policy)

    • Maintain contracts portfolio and conducts all sourcing events in SMART (GEP) P2P tool

    • Engages with Legal and respective Core-Clause owners to deliver favorable contractual terms & conditions

Critical Skills:

    • Strategic Sourcing and Contracts/Category Management expertise

    • Technical Sourcing & Contracting competencies in:
      Hardware, networking, on-prem software, Cloud / SaaS (Software as a Service), including PaaS /
      aaS (Platform / Infrastructure as a Service)

    • Lean-agile contracting methodologies, as it relates to software implementation and the solution integrators

    • Large, complex IT software contracts

    • Migrating internal IT support to Manage Service Providers (MSPs)

    • Drives thoughtful and pragmatic change, encourages innovative thinking and continuous improvement, and models adaptability through resourcefulness, flexibility, and positivity


Bachelor s Degree or higher in Business, Engineering, other related field, or foreign equivalent
5 plus years of experience in Information Technology and/or Supply Chain

Negotiation skills

Knowledge of Terms and Conditions

Contract Drafting Skill


MS Office

Intermediate proficiency with Contract Management / R2P Systems (i.E. SMART, SAP, etc.) and complete Microsoft Office 365 suite (including Power BI)
Takes ownership of actions and follows through on dedications by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right
Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals
Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

Work Schedule:
5-40 Schedule (8Hr Days) - 5 days on / 2 days off

Pay Range:
The pay range for this position is $40.00 - $45.00 per hour; however, the pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This pay information is being provided pursuant to applicable law and is based in part on market location.


The benefits available with this position include:

  • Ongoing Training (RSO, Systems, Software Programs, OSHA Safety, JJ Keller, etc.)

  • Continuous Employment Development and Learning

  • Ongoing Advocacy, internal assets with HSE, Legal and HR teams and experts to aid in Employee Career Path and Advancement

  • 401K

  • Aetna Group Medical Coverage & Kaiser for California only

  • Dental Insurance Coverage

  • Vision Insurance Coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance & AD&D

  • Long Term Disability

  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability

  • Direct Deposit

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

Cenergy is a dynamic, diverse, woman-owned company that has provided stellar support to our clients globally for over 25 years! We hire extraordinary people, and each of our team members are encouraged to embody our core values to drive innovation and own it with integrity and trust while adding to our positive and forward-thinking atmosphere.

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