Contracting & Procurement Analyst Sr

Date: May 21, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77042

Company: Apache Corporation

Specific Responsibilities

Contracting & Procurement Analyst Sr - Contracting for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Supply Chain team at the company’s Houston office reporting to the Global Contracts Manager.  This position will have primary responsibility for execution and administration of Master Service Agreements and supporting projects. Collaborate with Legal, Risk, Tax, Audit and other functions to ensure MA clauses remain current and reflect best position.  Ensure current, relevant contracts are in place to meet operational demand and facilitate efficient buying process. Ensure documentation and system accuracy while helping develop others within the team. 

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Utilize approved Apache contract templates when available and engage clause owners as required
  • Maintain appropriate contract files in accordance with document retention policy 
  • Collaborate with Legal, Risk, Audit, and other functions to ensure a consistent approach in contract development and implementation is maintained across the business 
  • Ensure that sound, fit for purpose contracts are developed at the highest standard and to the scheduled requirements of the business requestor 
  • Support the Contracts team in driving towards achievement of all aspects of contract excellence including planning, development, negotiation, execution, and administration of contracts 
  • Maintain compliance with related policies and contracts processes & standards 
  • Contract initiation, negotiation, and execution as requested by system workflow (MDG)
  • Prioritize and execute contract renewals or negotiations accordingly
  • Provide support and user testing for applicable system upgrades and enhancements
  • Develop full understanding of relevant system processes (SAP, Ariba, ISN, etc.)
  • Become familiar with internal controls designated into Supply Chain processes and systems
  • Report non-compliance to Supply Chain and business unit management when necessary and provides recommendations where applicable  
  • Participate in continuous improvement and application of new technologies to improve the control and monitoring of the function
  • Manages special projects at management's direction

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or relevant Business/Technical discipline.
  • 3+ years of relevant legal experience in contract negotiation.
  • This position requires a high attention to detail and ability to understand legal contract documents.
  • Must be able to be productive as a sole contributor but also collaborate often with other teams. 
  • Strong business acumen and ability to communicate complex scenarios to leadership team.


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.

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living. We are committed to providing oil and natural gas in more innovative and sustainable ways to help meet the world's energy needs.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ: APA). Apache and other affiliated subsidiaries have operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom's North Sea and exploration opportunities offshore Suriname.

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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.

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