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Suply Chain Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/05/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
SUPPLY CHAIN Specialist (Procurement Service Center)

* Strong knowledge and skill set in executing procurement processes including demand planning, Sourcing and contracting
* Hands on working knowledge of Requisition to Pay process in SAP
* Project management experience
* Strong analytical skills including data analysis/ Creating simple total cost models
* High level of system friendliness. Ability to learn and utilize systems (SAP/ Ariba/ Open Invoice/ Spotfire/ Salesforce etc). Ability to run reports, create metrics and maintain dashboards
* Strong sense of urgency desired
* Ability to handle multiple activities at once (multi task)
* High levels of energy and execution focus
* Ability to work across categories Familiarity with creating and managing price books in an ecommerce environment
* E&P work experience preferred.
* The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with limited supervision and will need to plan for and manage his/her daily activities and complex projects/issues.
* The Specialist will work closely and develop strong business relationships with Business Partners to define the best solutions, which address priority business needs or issues.
* The ability to conduct necessary analysis, devise and present appropriate approaches and solutions, and ensure the timely delivery of high quality services is a must.
* A strong contracting background, negotiation skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail
* Working knowledge of category management concepts

 Support procurement demand planning process including creating and updating key metrics to support demand planning process
 Conduct sourcing using structured sourcing processes including spend, market and demand analysis
 Negotiate legal and commercial terms that achieve optimal business results. Create contracts ensuring adequate cross functional collaboration and per client policies and procedures
 Price book creation and compliance for identified categories and suppliers
 Work with business partners to understand business needs/ requirements and define supply chain services needed to address these needs/requirements. Develop and maintain strong relationships with business partners, keeping them fully informed of changes to specification/terms of service with a particular supplier/contractor
 The Specialist (Contractor) will support specific projects/initiatives aimed at improving the efficiency of GSC
 Manage supplier relates issues as needed
 Ensure compliance with legislative regulations and corporate policies and procedures (Sarbanes-Oxley, FCPA, etc.).
 Develop working relationships that motivate suppliers/contractors to deliver required level of service and to facilitate the speedy and effective resolution of issues, as needed
 Drive continuous improvement
 Identify key contract risks and the associated mitigation strategies
 Work with GSC colleagues and business partners to understand business needs/requirements and define GSC services needed to address these needs/requirements
 Plan and schedule work activities, within prescribed parameters

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE: 7 years professional level work experience in Supply Chain, Exploration and Production related experience is a plus.
EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Accounting or Engineering

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