ConocoPhillips Sourcing and Contracts Lead - IT in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Sourcing and Contracts Lead - IT


Job Number: 00RGC

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $69 billion of total assets, and approximately 11,200 employees as of June 30, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,216 MBOED for the six months ended June 30, 2018, and proved reserves were 5.0 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2017.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.


The purpose of this position will be to meet Corp. IT Supply Chain needs, from sourcing strategy to contract development, negotiations, award, and management.

Proactively manage contract portfolio while responding efficiently to requests for service. Ensure strong commercial structures (scopes and compensation) are in place for quality goods and services. Develop sourcing strategies and execute invitations to tender, author contracts and negotiate agreements for Corp. IT.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Proactively engage business partners to understand plans & programs

  • Manage work plans / contracting plans and ensure alignment with customer

  • Provide sourcing strategies and develop RFx / invitations to tender and complete bid analysis and award recommendations

  • Manage all aspects of Corp. IT contract activity, including creating, issuing, and negotiating new agreements and amendments.

  • Negotiate commercial structure as well as Terms & Conditions

  • Engage Legal and Clause Owners as needed and ensure appropriate documentation is in order

  • Negotiate and develop Corp. IT agreements for software licensing, hardware, telecom and services

  • Review agreements for convergence and leveraging opportunities

  • Evaluate spend and supplier capabilities as needed

  • Ensure compliance with Procurement Policy

  • Perform ongoing contract management using gCMS

  • Ensure Suppliers are enabled and attain rate validation



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Supply Chain Management or Business-related field

  • 5 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management or related field


  • Contract Management System / gCMS, SAP, and Microsoft Excel experience

  • Commercial Acumen

  • Contract development & administration experience

  • Sourcing process expertise

  • Deliver tangible results

  • Support and embrace change; focus on continuous improvement

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills- ability to work with multiple stakeholders

  • Facilitate agreement development and embrace excellence

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right

  • Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

  • Listens actively and invites dialogue for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive performance and achieve results

  • Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals

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 November 16, 2018 .

Candidates for this U.S. position 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 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Procurement and Purchasing

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level


Title: Sourcing and Contracts Lead - IT