27 days old

Contract Administrator

Kinder Morgan
Houston, TX 77002
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Position Description

Kinder Morgan is a market leader in the North American energy infrastructure with an unparalleled, large footprint of diversified and strategically located assets including an expansive network of natural gas and liquid pipelines, terminals, and CO2 and drilling operations. Kinder Morgan has a historic track record of competitively pursuing capital projects to continually expand their network and assets.

Position Description:
The Contract Administrator position requires a knowledge of basic contracting functions and procurement strategies. The Contract Administrator must be able to apply this knowledge when reviewing requests for services to find the best opportunity for Kinder Morgan with respect to cost, quality and on time completion.

Job Duties:
The job duties and responsibilities for the Contract Administrator position could include generating requests for proposals, issuing contracts for the procurement of services and negotiating agreements for services performed for Kinder Morgan's operations and major projects. In addition, but not necessarily limited to, the Contract Administrator will be responsible for the following:

  • Understanding standard terms and conditions in service agreements and how they protect the company from risks and liabilities
  • Negotiating terms and conditions and strategic pricing for services
  • Ensuring continuity of supply through applying business requirements in accordance with Procurement's policies and procedures
  • Evaluating service vendor proposals to ensure cost, quality and schedule
  • Providing procurement customer recommendations of vendor selections
  • Assisting internal and external customers with meeting objectives of cost, quality and schedule while maintaining positive working relationships
  • Ensuring all agreements and purchases are in compliance with all company policies and procedures and with all federal, state and local laws and regulations
  • Ensure timely processing and execution of service purchase orders, requisitions and work directives
  • Utilize contractual templates and Kinder Morgan contract systems with minimal supervision
  • Work closely with internal and external customers, Vendor Maintenance, Risk Management, Contractor Safety and legal to ensure policies, procedures and compliance requirements are met on all contractual obligations
  • Ensuring executed contracts and all relevant compliance and correspondence are uploaded and maintained in the contract database
Problem resolution is required of this position
Position Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Proficient in PC applications including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Available for interaction with internal and external customers
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must have strong written and oral communication, organization, interpersonal skills with the ability to work with all levels of management and employees in corporate and field offices with tact, courtesy and professionalism
  • Follow Kinder Morgan Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of work experience in a purchasing/procurement environment
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license and driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers

Working Conditions:
  • Based in Kinder Morgan corporate office in downtown Houston, Texas
  • May be required to travel up to 10% of the time
  • May be required to work non-traditional hours as needed
  • The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and a complete background check, including credit report

Supervisory Requirements:
  • This is not a supervisory position

Kinder Morgan Offers:
  • Competitive Wages
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Comprehensive Medical/Rx and Dental Plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bonus Program
  • Paid Bus Pass or Parking

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Posted: 2020-02-02 Expires: 2020-03-02
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