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Ariba Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/02/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a Major Operator with projects beginning in Kazakhstan. They are looking for an Ariba Buyer to assist with the beginning and duration of their major projects.

The Role:
The Ariba Buyer will interact with the Procurement Coordinators and Contract procurement team to ensure purchases are generated and executed to support the Procure -2-Pay (P2P) process. The Ariba Buyer position is responsible for miscellaneous purchasing activity and creating purchase contracts in e-Procurement system (Ariba).

The Ariba Buyer responsibilities will include:

-Reports directly to the Project Procurement Manager • Performs as a key member of the overall project procurement organization and interfaces with the procurement team in Atyrau.
-Support Purchase Contract and Service order execution (including change orders and work authorizations)
-Enter, maintain and close-out purchase contract in the e-Procurement System (Ariba)
-Coordinate with project team members and the EPCM contractor to purchase miscellaneous materials purchases that maximize commercial opportunities in support of project business drivers
-Assist in documentation approvals for Delegation of Authority (DOA) and Power of Attorney (POA) and ensure compliance.
-Responsibilities also include supporting project wide safety initiatives including implementation of Incident & Injury free (IIF) and Safety VIPs

Critical Selection Criteria:

-Knowledge of procurement and materials management execution strategies and work processes for large, major capital projects (MCP)
-Previous purchasing experience (1-2 years)
-Knowledge of materials management strategies, processes, tools and techniques to optimize commercial and execution opportunities on MCPs.
-Knowledge of EPC company operations and work processes
-Excellent communicator with demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to lead a high performance team, be a change agent and establish credibility with senior level peers
-CSOC focus
-Knowledge or willingness acquire skills for materials management
-To promote and ensure that the Health, Environment & Safety (HES), and Incident & Injury Free (IIF) guidance and culture is applied at all times.
-Knowledge of Ariba e -Procurement system
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