Halliburton United States Houston: Procurement Contracts Specialist in Houston, Texas

United States Houston: Procurement Contracts Specialist

Date: May 16, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.

This position is with the Contracts Center of Excellence and is responsible for supplier contracting activities for strategic category managed suppliers as well as various projects to support global contracting processes. The Sr. Procurement Contract Specialist role will work with a diverse team of stakeholders including but not limited to category managers, sourcing managers, business development, operations teams, legal department, tax department, international trade compliance, and procurement departments throughout the company. In addition, to contracting activities this role will act as a supplier contracting subject matter expert and perform training for the organization from time to time. This role may also lead in the development of less experienced Procurement Contract Specialists within the Contracts Center of Excellence team.

A successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge of commercial contracts clauses, RF(x) preparation, cost modeling; will have analytical skills in financial, market, and index reviews; and advanced negotiation acumen.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Ensure alignment of CCOE to Category Management strategy

Identify vendors that require contracts and prioritize

Draft commercial language and negotiate contracts

Analyze supplier data and information for contract negotiations

Provide Category Management with options during contract negotiations

Provide regular updates of contract status to management

Provide procurement contracts subject matter expert support/guidance to global supply chain organization

Lead Procurement Contracts Training courses

Participate or Lead various projects around global contracting processes

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of work experience or minimum 5 years of work experience in contract drafting and negotiations

Proficient in CLM systems and Microsoft Office applications

Ability to handle multiple priorities and identify creative solutions to complex problems

Ability to develop actionable results, gaining cross functional support, and implement successfully

Excellent presentation, verbal and written communications skills

Strategic mindset, with critical reasoning and qualitative analysis experience

Ability to both work independently and as a member of teams

Preferred Qualifications:


Oil and Gas service industry experience

Experience in Supply Chain

Proficient in SAP ERP system, Business Warehouse, supply chain software applications

Experience working the Purchase-To-Pay processes

Experience leading teams

Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available, including Procurement Contracts Specialist Sr.

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States

Job Details

Requisition Number: 58515

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Job Family: Support Services

Product Service Line: Supply Chain Mgmt

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position:

Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Procurement, ERP, Warehouse, Business Development, Supply, Operations, Manufacturing, Technology, Sales