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  • Job reference: RMS0182447

Senior Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/08/2017
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/09/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
To define, analyse, develop sourcing strategy for the relevant category of spend. On-going management of category and supplier base and work with internal Stakeholders through-out the requisition to pay process to ensure best value for the business.

Effectively manage Third Party spend of £120m for the relevant category in line with company Delegation of Authorities (DOA), relevant HSE and legislative requirements.
Drive cost savings and continuous improvement whilst maintaining technically compliant supply.

Principle Accountabilities:

* Implementation and management of a strategic category structure via clear Buyer Business Plans (BBP) and contract pipelines.
* Management and completion of all requests for quotations and approaches to market from site for all spend related to the category.
* Post Award management of all Contracts
* Develop and maintain required (management) reports and spend analysis and report value improvements.
* Communicate and manage relationship with suppliers and stakeholders.
* Responsible for contract strategy & award
* Participate in process and cost improvement activities. This includes participation or leading LEAN, Waste Elimination or Six Sigma projects and coaching the business organization with use of contracts.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in managing the "procure to pay" cycle of complex and diverse Commodities including:
Engineering Services, Mechanical, Fabrication, Tank Maintenance, Marine Services, Inspection, Non Destructive Testing, Scaffolding, Insulation and Painting, Chemical Cleaning, Pigging.
* Understanding and recognition of the sites Industrial relations Strategy,
Proven experience of Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment (TUPE)
* Experience of working within a National Agreement for Engineering Construction Industry (NAECI)
* Analysis of Business Needs
* Market Analysis
* Analysis of Business Needs
* Market Analysis
* Contract Management
* Stakeholder Management
* Risk Identification and Assessment
* Risk Management

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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