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Senior Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/10/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
The following outlines the main duties and responsibilities for the buyer role:
* Be accountable for performing all obligations regarding health, safety and well being of others and themselves, as well as the environment in which the procurement duties are undertaken.
* Ensure that all procurement activities are undertaken in accordance with Company policies, governance, procedures and Industry's good practice & regulatory requirements. Report any situation which does not comply with these rules. Specifically ensure the enforcement of defined procurement policies and of supplier relationship principles and associated guidelines and code of conduct.
* Provide direction and guidance as required by any internal customer or suppliers to deliver the highest level of procurement standard work. Share the information transversally to the function and promote procurement activities and added value
* Contribute to the procurement performance plan definition and follow up for its domain of activity, by liaising with procurement planning and performance function and reporting savings appropriately.
* Contribute to the definition of the procurement policy, strategy, of his/her category in liaison with its Category Manager and personnel of the relevant function, by activating all possible procurement performance levers
* Ensure proper feedback to and alert contract specialists regarding contract management and supplier relationship
* For all validated requests prepare purchase order and services order when contracts are available and RFQ otherwise; in charge of the transactional activities.
* Lead communication between bidders and Company personnel during all tendering stages, issue, receipt, opening analyzing, negotiating with bidder's representatives and signatures/approvals.
* Liaise with contract specialist in charge of the activity for available contracts and templates
* When no available contracts, prepare Bidders List in cooperation with internal customers representatives and perform RFQ in compliance with internal procedures and available templates. Negotiate, involving appropriate representatives
(Internal Customer, Legal, QHSE etc.).
* Formalize purchase order in ad-hoc system and ensure efficient expediting/progress follow up. Support internal customers by maintaining a proper administration of purchase orders and service orders and their related documents, providing feed-back on the delivery status of goods and/or services ordered and by handling queries from suppliers or internal customers.
* Ensure proper supplier relationship management for local suppliers in liaison with contract specialist of the category, contribute to global supplier performance assessment for suppliers managed by contract specialists.

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