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Lead Contract Administrator

Date: Jul 5, 2017

Location: Carson, CA, US

Company: Tesoro Companies Inc.

Requisition ID: 56704

Summary

Manages contracting processes for numerous project and service requirements. Implements effective systems to communicate contracting requirements. Creates and retains knowledge of contracts being managed at various stages. Minimizes risk in contracting processes to support operating components’ service requirements, including recognizing appropriate contracting strategies, developing awareness of associated contracting risks, and qualifying contractors to assure appropriate criteria are adequately addressed.

​​​​​​Responsibilites

  • Participates in, and leads as needed, planning processes to identify upcoming needs. Communicates with internal stakeholders regarding their needs and solicit feedback and participation. Develops contracting strategies as required, given project or service requirements (e.g. lump sum, T & M), and chooses contracting vehicles appropriate to situations.
  • Implements processes reflecting consistency with Tesoro’s procurement philosophies and related company policies. Manages certificate of insurance and rate schedule change processes
  • Qualifies or pre-qualifies contractors to assurance capabilities in areas such as safety and health, financial well-being (e.g. bonding capability), labor and equipment rates, employment/resource levels, licenses, reference checks and background check policy implementation. Develops approved contractors lists, maintain sub-contractor lists, and work with end users in scope development as appropriate.
  • Negotiates key commercial terms and conditions. Analyzes RFQ packages and labor rates. Develops awareness of associated risks with key stakeholders.
  • Liaises with Legal and Risk Management staffs as required to ensure contractual terms and conditions are acceptable and serve to minimize risk. Creates purchase orders to release work. Manages lien waivers and progress payment processes. Manages records retention as required.
  • Monitors contractor performance. Utilizes existing systems to manage contracts and related information. Tracks and documents scope of work changes. Communicates with contractors as focal point for ongoing issue resolution, including warranty issues. Provides work leadership

Requirments

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Mgmt., Business, Engineering, Materials Management, or a related field
  • 5 or more years of procurement contract administration or a related field

**This position is part of a job family with multiple levels. The successful candidate will be placed at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications**.

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates seven refineries with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™, Rebel™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a master limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 4,000 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; two crude oil rail facilities; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Vet / Disability

Posting Notes: || Carson || California || United States (US) || SF:LI-AA-1 || |Other Corporate Functions || 90745 ||


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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