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Procure-to-Pay (P2P) Specialist

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Aberdeen, GB

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities

The Procure-to-Pay Specialist is part of the Global Supply Chain and provides procurement support to ensure the prompt and accurate purchase and delivery of materials and services.

•    Management and updating of all ‘46’ series contracts within the Apache SAP system
•    Maintenance of all Sub Agreements within the Apache Ariba System
•    Updating NAKISA system with all Apache North Sea Leases
•    Upkeep of Apache Contracts database detailing all live agreements 
•    Administer and monitor contract extensions/terminations within all the above systems
•    Prepare and issue Invitations to Tender documents, perform all aspects of Tender Administration including evaluation, clarifications, negotiations, recommendation and award
•    Responsible for coordinating the compilation of any qualifications and ensuring these are resolved/closed out
•    Supports the Contracts and Procurement team in driving towards achievement of all aspects of transactional excellence in planning, solicitation, development, negotiation, execution, and administration of purchases
•    Instructs business stakeholders on how to request materials and/or services using the correct processes and tools
•    Ensures compliance with related policies and contract processes and standards
•    Works closely with functional, operational, and other business stakeholders to facilitate accurate and complete material and service requirements
•    Develops a technical understanding of business requirements for third party materials and services
•    Identifies opportunities to drive transactions to preferred/strategic suppliers
•    Interfaces with the Category Management and Strategic Sourcing team to drive alignment on category and contracting strategies and requirements
•    Participates in the development and maintenance of Global Procurement policies and procedures
•    As required, supports the resolution of issues/disputes (pricing, quality, timing, claims, liens, etc.) associated with purchases
•    Drive Supplier performance management through measurement of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), communication of operational performance and identification of areas for improvement
•    Maintains appropriate contract files in accordance with document retention policy and supports required audit activity

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•    Advanced working knowledge of Apache ERP – SAP/Ariba
•    Experienced Source to Pay expert
•    Experience in the preparation and execution of commercial agreements
•    Demonstrate contractual and commercial acumen
•    Upstream Oil and Gas experience with specific planning and supply chain activities related to drilling, completion, and production
•    Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
•    Strong communication skills

•    Relevant Higher education, HNC, HND, Diploma or degree (Law, QS, Business Studies or similar)
•    Proficient in NAKISA 
•    Knowledge of Supply Chain systems, processes, business procedures and practices

Behavioural Traits
•    Good analytical skills
•    Self-motivated
•    Epitomise the Apache Core Values with a high degree of professionalism 
•    Good time management and prioritisation of workload 
•    Ability to understand technical and operational requirements as it relates to Supply Chain Management
•    Ability to handle multiple activities and changing priorities
•    Excellent attention to detail



The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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