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Energy Transfer Partners, LP

Director - Contract Admin (8339-323)

Energy Transfer Partners, LP - Houston, TX

Management of the Service Contracts department, which includes all applicable aspects of the service agreements as deemed necessary; including but not limited to the following; Contractor Licensing, Proposal Reviews, Insurance certificates and compliance, Letters of Credit, Tax allocations for work or materials provided under the same contract, Indemnity letters for informal and routine claims, Warranty of completed work, Terminations, Amendments, Change Orders, Letters of Intent, Normal Course Lien documentation and Completion affidavits.

Ensures that service agreements contain standard approved language and terms and conditions to minimize risk to the company, and that deviations from the standard language are negotiated by a Contract Analyst and have legal and executive management approvals.

Ensures that all business ethics and bidding and contracting guidelines, procedures, and policies are followed.

Ensure documentation of all transactions as required by company retention policies and procedures are maintained. This includes consulting with internal as well as external authorities in matters of contract law and business matters.

Develop and advocate contracting standardization efforts.

Oversee the Contract Document Control department that is responsible for the vendor invoice and the contract pricing reconciliation process and payment.

Provides analytic reviews and data comparison to management to evaluate strategic sourcing opportunities.

Manage the Contracts Management database, Apttus in keeping the data clean and issues resolved. Responsible for training of new users and vendors. Responsibilities include but not limited to managing Open request, pending approvals, unmatched timesheets/invoices, and management of master data.

Management and support of new integrations into the contracts department.

Evaluate and implement continuous improvement opportunities.

Responsible for providing leadership and guidance to the entire service contract and contract doc controls department.

Candidate must be able to:

Work as a team leader while still doing his/her own responsibilities

Manage multiple tasks simultaneously with changing priorities and deadlines.

Have proficient organizational, oral and written communication skills.

Be able to interface efficiently with individuals within our organization at all levels and Vendors in a professional and courtesy manner regardless of the situation.

Must be able to work with minimal supervision and be self-driven.

Use good time management and be able to deal with high volume of data

Be a team player and work well with others

Adapt well to change.

Required Skills

10 years of Experience as a Manager/Supervisor

Bachelor’s degree in business or related area, or additional equivalent experience

At least 5 years of experience in Contract related activities as described in item 1 above.

5 years of experience in accounting related activities or rate verification initiatives and working vendor disputes to resolutions.

Excellent communication skills and accurate data entry skills are necessary.

Preferred Skills:

Microsoft Products, mainly excel a must

Apttus Contracts Management System a plus

SAP knowledge a plus

Job Location

Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
Energy Transfer is a Texas-based company that began in 1995 as a small intrastate natural gas pipeline operator and is now one of the largest and most diversified investment grade master limited partnerships in the United States. Growing from roughly 200 miles of natural gas pipelines in 2002 to approximately 56,000 miles of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), refined products, and crude oil pipelines today, the Energy Transfer family of partnerships remains dedicated to providing exceptional service to its customers and attractive returns to its investors.