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Phillips 66 Sr. Contract Specialist - Midstream - Southwest Region in Amarillo, Texas

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Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021.

Description

The Sr. Contract Specialist – Midstream – Southwest Region is responsible for the development and fulfilment of Procurement Contract requirements for the Southwest Region Midstream Business Unit, whose main office is located at 600 South Tyler Street, Amarillo, TX. The role will execute the sourcing and contracting of goods and/or services on behalf of the Southwest Region Midstream Business Unit accounting for $30MM+ in annual spend. This also includes the execution, operationalization, and life-cycle management of sourcing and contracting strategies while ensuring alignment with applicable Category Management strategies.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Executes the contracting processes (i.e. contract strategies and development, sourcing, contracting, and supplier management).

  • Develops sound, fit for purpose contracts of the highest standard, and to the schedule requirements of the business.

  • Complies with Procurement Policy, Internal Control Standards, and Contracting Standards and Key Procedures.

  • Supports continuous improvement efforts to streamline contract management processes and attain the highest level of customer service.

  • Supports the development and continuous improvement of standard contracting templates and contract clauses.

  • Strives to achieve in all aspects of contracts excellence; planning, solicitation, development, negotiation, execution and operationalization.

  • Applies knowledge of commercial contract law and P66 guidelines, practices, and requirements to develop appropriate terms and conditions.

  • Implements new contracts, uploads contracts into the Phillips 66 Global Contracts Management System (Ariba) and ensures effective transition of contract terms to business stakeholders.

  • Supports implementation of contracts and OLAs (where applicable) in Ariba, ECM or SAP.

  • Develops master agreements, contract service call-offs, amendments, and contract addendums.

  • Maintains appropriate contract files in accordance with document retention policies and supports required audit activities.

  • Drives formal RFx (requests for information, proposals or quotes) through Ariba; performs pre-bid / pre-award meetings; analyzes suitability of bids dependent on time constraints, cost, safety and quality assurance; prepares bid evaluations and seeks appropriate approvals of awards.

  • Supports consultation regarding post-award contract disputes.

  • Leverages best practices to enable new approaches to Contracts processes.

  • Manages stakeholder communications regarding Contracts process changes.

  • Resolves contract issues (pricing, quality, timing, claims, liens, etc.) associated with purchase agreements and deliverables, as required.

  • Works with Legal to ensure compliance with all P66 requirements and legal statutes.

  • Purchasing and making decisions that result in the optimal cost of ownership.

  • Interface across functions and with key stakeholders in a matrixed organization.

Position Requirements

Basic/Required:

  • Legally authorized to work in United States with valid driver’s license

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 3 years or more of related procurement, business, or engineering work experience

  • Experience with SAP functionality

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or relevant discipline

  • Experience leading multiple Procurement initiatives concurrently across sourcing, contracting, materials management, and Procure-To-Pay (P2P)

  • Proficient in sourcing, negotiations, and contracting

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, SAP, Ariba, and other procurement technologies

  • Working knowledge of category management, strategic sourcing, contracting, supplier management, and spend analytics

  • Strong analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with ability to negotiate and influence critical decisions

Midstream

Phillips 66's Midstream business is a safe, reliable and trusted logistics provider for the movement and storage of liquid or gas energy via pipelines or terminals. We are an industry leader in logistics and operate or manage more than 21,000 miles of pipelines that transport crude oil from oil fields to refineries and finished products from a refineries to storage terminals. We operate 39 terminals that supply finished products to consumer gas stations, as well as crude oil and NGL storage terminals and NGL fractionation facilities. We also provide the connectivity between the various Phillips 66 business units.

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of October 25, 2021.

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 54941

Location: Texas - Amarillo

Job Field: Operations

Division : Procurement

Technical Req : No

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