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  • Job reference: RMS0128256


  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/07/2013
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The Role:
• Manages sourcing activities, prioritising and rebalancing against business objectives.
• Leads the full sourcing process which includes development of scope, supplier selection, commercial negotiation, risk mitigation and contract execution, ensuring the appropriate business involvement at all stages of the process.
• Ensures application of an end-to-end (TCO) view in all sourcing decisions.
• Shapes contractual terms and conditions, involving Legal when required, employing best practice in contracting methods to manage risk and maximise value.
• Identifies opportunities and realises value through effective use of strategic cost management tools (eg “should cost” analysis, eAuctions).
• Drives, supports and promotes the use of Category Management common process.
• Ensures that all contracting activities are carried out in accordance with the PSCM policies and procedures, policies on business conduct and health safety and the environment ("HSSE") policies.
• Works to ensure best value for the project in all areas where Supply Chain Management has an opportunity to influence.
• Works closely with line personnel to ensure that best contracting practices are adhered to.
• Reinforces the importance of HSSE and strives to ensure the delivery of exceptional safety performance.
• Develops, maintains and fosters effective business relationships with customer departments, contractors and, where appropriate, other operators and third parties.
• Provides coaching to line personnel in procurement process and procedure, in the application of procurement terms and conditions
• Seeks to improve the performance of Supply Chain Management Department in general and the Procurement Team in particular
• Manages all procurement liaison, communication and claims / counter claims.
• Manages all approval and sign off processes for procurement
• Have knowledge of Incoterms and it’s application in materials ordering process

• Experience as a supply chain professional in the Exploration oil and gas industry including:
• Development of RFQ/RFP’s and issue of Purchase Orders;
• Development of framework and/or long term agreements;
• Understanding, mitigating and managing risk;
• Strong HSE management leadership skills;
• Good influencing and technical skills to engage internal and external stakeholders, including senior line engineers.
• University degree;
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