Cost Modeling SME

Houston, Texas
09 Nov 2016
03 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, an energy infrastructure company, is looking for a JCost Modeling SME r to work in Houston, TX.
  • Advanced mathematical and analytical acumen
  • Strong analytical skill and cost modeling experience
  • Capability to debug and run Excel Macro's
  • Strong capability for data analysis (Statistical Analysis, Spend Analysis, Trending etc.) and plotting
  • Advance capability for Microsoft Office Tools
  • Solid understanding of strategic sourcing processes including but not limited to total cost of ownership principles, category management and supplier qualification methodology
  • Experience with Ariba and SAP
  • Strategic sourcing capability using Ariba and conventional tools (Excel, Email, Phone)
  • Superior negotiation and communication skills
  • Advance listening and note taking skills
  • Advanced presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent facilitation and project management skills
  • Maintaining contract databases
  • Contract management with Ariba
  • Maintaining supplier information supporting Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) program
  • Oil & Gas rotating and reciprocating compression equipment (Centrifugal Compressors, Gas Turbines, Gas Coolers, Inlet Filters, Exhaust Emissions Reduction Technologies (NOx, CO, SO2 etc.) familiarity
  • With supervision generating first level strategy documents on sourcing initiatives
  • Completing internal SSI forms and managing all aspects of contract extensions via amendments
  • Able to take meeting minutes and publish documents post meetings
  • Setting up and facilitating telecom and WebEx meetings and F2F meetings or in combination
  • Advanced telecom (non F2F) communication skills
  • Communication and consensus building skills with stakeholders
  • Able to deal with multiple deadlines and competing demands
  • Advanced multitasking skills
  • Demonstrate an outstanding awareness of the complexities of oil and gas industry
  • Is not afraid of details
  • Able to manage ambiguities of information
  • Consistently meet or beats deadlines
  • Builds positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Is able to minimize need for follow up by pre planning and understanding the goal
  • Performs multiple tasks in a timely and professional manner
  • Understand the application of category management principles and processes, including sourcing of more complex materials and/or services
  • Understanding of risk management
  • Understanding of the unique requirements of suppliers necessary to ensure that specifications and quality requirements are met
  • Working knowledge of industry standard contractual T&Cs and shipping T&Cs
  • Working knowledge of basic engineering concepts
  • Ability to interpret patterns and trends from financial data for forecasting
  • Advanced financial model building skills (NPV, TCO, Scope Normalization etc.)
  • Forecasting skills including cash/cost, pricing models
  • Understanding of the latest emerging Supply Chain technological advancements and its impact on company