Phillips 66 Contract Negotiations in Houston, Texas
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The Contract Negotiations role will provide contracting support for the Procurement function with an emphasis on contract negotiation strategy development and the drafting and negotiation of terms and conditions and commercial agreements for a wide range of business projects. This role is also responsible for improving the contracting process and the development of training and supporting tools. This role will provide guidance and leadership to stakeholders while ensuring compliance with all relevant Procurement and contracting policies, processes, and procedures.
Responsibilities May Include
Manage assigned contract and project portfolio.
Lead/support Procurement teams in supplier contract negotiations through the development of negotiation strategies and front-line negotiation support for master agreements, scopes of work, and compensation agreements.
Negotiate a variety of agreement types including master agreements, professional services, software licensing, cloud services, non-disclosure, and other purchasing agreements.
Understand company core contract clauses and positions and communicate and negotiate with 3rd parties seeking to perform work for Phillips 66. Core contract clauses include indemnity, insurance, warranty, tax, audit, intellectual property, etc.
Develop and maintain contract templates to support business needs. Establish alternative language for templates where appropriate.
Serve as an expert on agreement terms and conditions, compensation structures, and scopes of work for internal escalation support.
Transact in Company’s Contract Lifecycle management (CLM) system. Advise Procurement professionals on CLM system navigation and recommend improvements to ensure an efficient contracting process.
Develop training and resources to improve the overall contracting acumen of the Procurement organization.
Contribute to the continuous process improvement of the Procurement and Contracts Organization.
Special assignments upon the request of supervisor (including travel) may be routinely required.
Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or relevant discipline
10 or more years of experience developing negotiation strategies, negotiating contracts, and contract development
Familiarity with a variety of agreement types and compensation structures
Thorough understanding of contract terms and conditions and strong ability to coach and advise others on application of same
Strong negotiating skills with a proven track record of executing commercial negotiations
Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills (i.e. critical and evaluative thinking) and the ability to provide practical, solution-oriented approaches to a broad range of contractual issues and risks
Juris Doctor or Advanced Degree
Working knowledge of SAP, Ariba, and other sourcing and contracting systems
Knowledge or firsthand experience with refinery, chemical plant, or midstream work processes
Working knowledge or firsthand experience with data privacy issues
Demonstrated safety focus and ethical integrity
Capable of effectively developing and executing multiple contracts with varying complexity and the ability to constantly assess workload, balance client demands and prioritize work to achieve success
Strong communication skills and proven ability to effectively manage internal and external clients and stakeholders at all levels
Networking and interpersonal skills that result in teamwork, trust, integrity, and strong relationships
Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter, self-directed
At Phillips 66, providing access to high quality programs and care for you and your family is important to us. Maintaining a culture of well-being — physical, emotional, social, and financial — is essential for a high-performing organization. When we are at our best, we are poised to deliver exceptional results — personally and professionally. Benefits for certain eligible, full-time employees include:
Annual Variable Cash Incentive Program (VCIP) bonus
8% 401k company match, with an additional 0-4% Company 401k contribution based on the Company’s financial performance
Cash Balance Account pension
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits with an annual company contribution to a Health Savings Account for employees on HDHP
Total well-being programs and incentives, including Employee Assistance Plan, well-being reimbursement, and backup family care services
Learn more about Phillips 66 Total Rewards at hr.phillips66.com/.
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 December 6, 2022. .
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: 56784
Location: Texas - Houston
Job Field: Procurement
Division : Procurement
Technical Req : No