Procurement Specialist

London, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1237707

Location London, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 29, 2024

Airswift is currently looking for Procurement Specialist   for work with an Oil and Gas Company
Location : Home office

Duration :  12month Renewable

Starting : ASAP

Role and Responsibilities :

Execution of a Safe, Reliable, Efficient and Sustainable Purchase Requisition (PR) to Purchase Order (PO) process for all material required by  OPCO
· Steward third party material spend to maximize value and deliver on time for assigned material requirements.
· Secure safe, reliable and cost competitive Third Party material
· Ensure bid transparency as per established process and procedures
· Align with Category Management to develop strategies to strengthen competition, local content and supplier performance
· Ensure material procured meets requirements for safety, reliability and cost competitiveness

Main accountabilities :
Execution of all assigned 3rd party material requirements, ensuring all relevant policies, processes and procedures are followed.
· Support the Strategic Supplier Relationship process for key suppliers by implementing KPIs and initiatives to measure and improve supplier performance for quality, performance and cost competitiveness
· Development and utilization of systems/tools and technology
 · Development and utilization of efficient and effective processes and procedures to reduce time and cost of delivering SCM services
· Establish and meet Procurement KPIs
· Ensure material purchases are carried out in compliance with international regulations, standards, processes and approved Company procedures
· Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate for the best terms
 · Evaluate supplier performance and compliance
· Coordinate with materials management planning team to ensure inventory stock levels are maintained
· Support the execution of Annual Contracting & Procurement Plan and appropriate spend channel management in collaboration with Category Management
· Complete negotiations and make recommendations for award on purchases not covered by existing contracts (MPAs)
· Raise Technical Queries when required and follow up until resolution
· Ensure the proper technical, commercial, site safety, legal and logistics requirements are defined in RFQ/RFP and Purchase Orders
· Create Purchase Orders in Company System and manage change orders when required in accordance with established procedures
· Provide business partners with market information (e.g. bid estimates, pricing trends, availability of goods)
 · Identify leveraging opportunities
· Assist with all commercial issues during the equipment procurement cycleExecution of all assigned 3rd party material requirements, ensuring all relevant policies, processes and procedures are followed.
· Support the Strategic Supplier Relationship process for key suppliers by implementing KPIs and initiatives to measure and improve supplier performance for quality, performance and cost competitiveness
· Development and utilization of systems/tools and technology

· Development and utilization of efficient and effective processes and procedures to reduce time and cost of delivering SCM services
· Establish and meet Procurement KPIs
 · Ensure material purchases are carried out in compliance with international regulations, standards, processes and approved Company procedures
· Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate for the best terms
· Evaluate supplier performance and compliance
· Coordinate with materials management planning team to ensure inventory stock levels are maintained
· Support the execution of Annual Contracting & Procurement Plan and appropriate spend channel management in collaboration with Category Management
· Complete negotiations and make recommendations for award on purchases not covered by existing contracts (MPAs)
· Raise Technical Queries when required and follow up until resolution
· Ensure the proper technical, commercial, site safety, legal and logistics requirements are defined in RFQ/RFP and Purchase Orders
 · Create Purchase Orders in Company System and manage change orders when required in accordance with established procedures
· Provide business partners with market information (e.g. bid estimates, pricing trends, availability of goods)
 · Identify leveraging opportunities
· Assist with all commercial issues during the equipment procurement cycle
Key interfaces

SUPPLIERS :
· Expeditors
Category Managers
· SCM Project Coordinator
· Material Management planning team
· Maintenance & Reliability team
· Production Team

· Engineering Team
· IT Team
· Medical Team
· Finance team

QUALIFICATION:
· University Degree and
· 10 years relevant experience
· Supply Chain/Logistics professional certifications preferred (Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA), CIPS, Government certificate requirements, etc)

Minimum competence level
10 
years relevant experience in Oil and Gas.

EXPERIENCE:
Supply Chain Management and/or
 · Material Management and/or
 · Warehousing and/or
· Logistics and
· ERP (SAP or similar)


Target Behaviours
· Safety, Reliability, Efficiency & Sustainability
· Strong team player and proven ability to deliver timely quality results
· Strong negotiation skills
· Ability to define, improve, and control process


effectiveness and efficiency. Keen to observe, anticipate, prevent, mitigate, and solve problems.
· Proactive communicator who establishes good customer networks & stakeholder relationships with strong interpersonal skills.
· Self-Starter, persists in pursuing professional and personal goals and targets despite obstacles and setbacks
· Strong data analytical skills, strong planning and organizing skills, with attention to detail
· Keen to observe, anticipate, prevent, mitigate, and solve problems
· Problem solving to ensure effective corrective action planning and follow-up to conclusion
· Place the health and safety of individuals and the environment above all els
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