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  • Job reference: RMS0119256


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/01/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

The Role:
The Buying Team provide a complete purchasing service for the whole Company, covering Aberdeen and St Fergus bases and offshore installations.

This role will have specific responsibilities for assisting in the buying of materials for the Shetland Gas Plant. The post holder will be required to provide a cost-effective and efficient procurement service using SAP and in some instances pre-established frame contracts, whilst identifying opportunities to enhance the supply chain.

Main Responsibilities:

•Proposing, pre-qualifying and recommending suitable suppliers for bid lists
•Determine sources of supply, issue requests for quotations, evaluate them and decide on the most suitable offer
•Negotiating improved prices, discounts and terms and conditions to achieve the best commercial and contractual terms
•Place good quality Purchase Orders and expedite delivery
•Attend internal client meetings to ensure good procurement to meet operational requirements
•Participate in supplier visits and meetings to consider potential improvements to the services provided

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•HND or Degree level education. Alternatively working towards Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) professional diploma
•Practical experience in a purchasing environment
•Understanding of the supply chain process including the legal and contractual requirements
•Knowledge of industry equipment, services and suppliers
•Excellent communication skills with ability to interpret technical specifications
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