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Senior Expediting Officer (Nationals Only)

Baku , Azerbaijan

Job Reference 1179713

Location Baku , Azerbaijan

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Supply Chain / Purchasing

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 23, 2022

Qualifications & Experience:

Education: Technical Higher Education 
Year of Working Experience At least 3 years of experience in similar role within oil and gas industry 
Knowledge of Languages: English (fluent) Azerbaijani (fluent) 

Other Skills/Certificates Required:
  • Good negotiation skills;

  • Knowledge of any supply cycle phases, and manufacturing processes and construction methods: engineering, procurement, construction, inspection, preparation for shipment and transport.

  • Capability to review and produce Expediting Reporting documentation and distribution;

  • Knowledge of inspecting and testing planning methodologies and manufacturing processes;

  • Knowledge of procurement lifecycle activities and material management systems;

  • Be fluent in standard software for PC such as MS Office


  • Ensure time and quality in the delivery of Goods and documents indicated in the Purchase Order and ensure the suitability of Goods, thus preventing extra costs, delays or other disruptions in the execution of projects, by promoting/suggesting any corrective actions that may be necessary during the production and/or assembly of the Goods;

  • Monitor the progress of the supplies status during the entire supply execution period to achieve contractual delivery date;

  • Manage requests for early delivery or postponed delivery in accordance with the project requirements.

  • Review Purchase Order and all the contractual documentation in order to detect discrepancies and prevent any misunderstanding that could potentially cause delays;

  • Contact the Vendor to check correct receipt and interpretation of the Purchase Order, expediting the issuance of acknowledge of the order;

  • Ensure that the vendor supply schedule covers all the supply cycle phases (engineering, procurement, construction, inspection, preparation for shipment and transport) and its compliance with contract delivery terms and dates;

  • Facilitate the interface between Vendors and CompanyFunctions involved in the supply chain activities;

  • Provide reliable and up-to-date information on supply progress status according to the delivery criticality;

  • Monitor all supply chain phases to timely identify and manage any potential cause of delay, and mitigate delays already detected;

  • Ensure timely availability of suitable shipping documentation to allow the shipping and transportation of the purchased materials;

  • Ensure timely identification and management of "dual use";

  • Guarantee SAP exhaustive and punctual updating;

  • Ensure the correct issuance of Goods Receipts and release of achieved Milestones. Ensure continuous correct forecasting of Milestones achievement as well as Goods expected delivery dates;

  • Support Liquidated Damages competent function to properly evaluate the reason of delay;

  • Support competent function in the definition of Vendor variation request/claims;

  • Issue vendor performance feedback as per Company Vendor Management process;

  • Fully adhere, at all times and irrespective of the work place, to Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) policies, procedures and requirements;

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Superior.

About Airswift

Airswift is an international STEM workforce solutions provider. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.


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