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Company Name: MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. 
Location Name: MWLS Denver CO
Education Level: J.D. Desired
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Primary responsibilities of this position include leading and managing numerous complex duties involving monthly auditing and compliance, as well as, preparation, administration and compliance of numerous contract types related to the midstream oil and gas industry. This position provides high-level expertise in the administration and preparation of contracts, agreements, and statements of work that range from master agreements to operational agreements, including all related correspondence in accordance with Company policies, Grant of Authority ("GOA").


In addition to the primary responsibilities, the Senior Contract Analyst is expected to participate in departmental projects including analysis and process efficiency initiatives.



  • Coordinate and administer contract related functions requiring advanced technical knowledge and expertise.
  • Responsible for entry of contract related data into company tracking and financial databases, contract analysis, contract management, etc.
  • Support, maintain, and manage a diverse group of complex contracts in assigned area.
  • Provide expertise as a subject matter expert and lead regarding Construction, Operational, Master, and all facets of Contract Administration Agreements.
  • Working knowledge of legal requirements and acumen as it affects or relates to contract terms and terminology.
  • Team lead for Contract Administration training to ensure team is fully trained and cross-trained on all processes and procedures for consistent and seamless support.
  • Willingness to take ownership and accept responsibility for actions and decisions.
  • Broad focus relative to contract issues that may impact the organization.
  • Exceptional ability for attention to detail, process oriented, self-starter, and demonstrates initiative to work as part of a team.
  • Acts as a lead and subject matter expert to the Contract Analyst team for the negotiation of Agreements.
  • Provide contract summaries on contractual matters as needed.
  • Ensure contract execution in accordance with the Grant of Authority policy, guidelines, and contractual requirements.
  • Develop and prepare regular reports regarding the status of contracts.
  • Accountable for creating a culture of ethics, contract management, compliance and consistency within the Contract Administration team to ensure alignment with processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Acts as a senior liaison and consultant to various departments regarding contracts and agreements.
  • Provide strategic process improvements and drive for process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Conformity with established business, compliance, policies/procedures as well as relevant laws and regulations.
  • Audit contract related systems and process compliance on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Facilitates workload assessment and job assignments to support workflow.
  • Assist in maintaining an effective team through proper training, and input to workload assignment of personnel.
  • Identify issues and design solutions to improve departmental systems and procedures.
  • Ability to create and cultivate a team oriented environment.
  • Provide feedback and input to employee performance and reviews.




Employees in this position will be required to demonstrate the following job-related competencies in performance of the role:


• Customer Focus

• Professionalism

• Adaptability

• Results Oriented

• Detail Oriented

• Team Oriented






  • Knowledge necessary to perform in the position is generally acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree in business or other related field and five years relevant experience in contract administration including contract negotiation.
  • Experience in the oil and gas energy industry preferred; experience in midstream industry desirable.
  • Work expeditiously and under time constraints.
  • Very organized and detail oriented.
  • Team player that demonstrates strong leadership skills.
  • Understanding and adherence to all Contract related controls.
  • Ability to review and interpret specifications and technical requirements.
  • Excellent oral communication skills, demonstrable both one on one and in group settings.
  • Communicates clearly and concisely both orally and in writing (including grammar and spelling).
  • Data entry skills with high-level accuracy.
  • Strong work ethics in areas of honesty, integrity, and knowledge.
  • Ability to prioritize work and effectively management time including assisting other team members to prioritize and work effectively.
  • Strong computer skills including Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio, SharePoint, and Quorum Contract Management.

Supervisor: Danyah Ashley
Division: MPLX-President's Staff (50746081) 
Department: MW-Accounting (22007770)
Area: MW-Contract Admin and Compliance (22007780)   
Job Function: Fin and Acctg
Travel Expected: Up to 10%
Driver's License Required: Yes


Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.


Nearest Major Market: Denver

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