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  • Job reference: RMS0110189

Procurement & Supply Chain Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/05/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/06/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is a Leading Global Operator in the Oil and Gas Industry. This role is based in London (west) and supports our client's projects in Iraq.

The Role:
Key Role Accountabilities

Participate in the Well Services Sector Category Management to support the Category deliverables, typical activities include:

• Responsible for the requisition to pay process implementation for the assigned category
• Continuous improvement in Contractor Safety performance and operational risk reduction with particular focus on Potential High Consequence Activities (PHCA) and improvement in process safety
• Support implementation of Contractor Safety Management Program and Supplier Quality Management common process
• Utilise financial analysis and ‘should cost modeling’ skills to evaluate
supplier price review proposals
• Work closely with supplier’s representatives and provides assurance plan.
• Coordinate supplier audits and implements corrective actions.
• Support Bids administration for category - preparation and dispatch of RFP packages, receipt of bids (as it relates to the Region).
• Work closely with the Category Lead in negotiation of contractual terms and contract drafting.
• Create consistent approach and value from contracts with well services contractors.
• Work with the Line and Global SCM to achieve internal approvals to secure well services.
• Develop deep understanding of market terms and conditions.
• Bring more consistency and rigor in our client’s approach to the market and the negotiations process.
• Champion Team’s knowledge management efforts, such as sub-sector information update in knowledge sharing portal or Ariba Workflow.
• Support the Category Lead, contributing to the development of contracting strategies, terms of reference and market approaches, preparing sourcing plans, and identifying opportunities to leverage value or mitigate risk from changes in markets.
• Manage sourcing activities, prioritizing and rebalancing against business objectives.
• Undertakes due diligence in mitigating all external supply risk from supplier selection through to contract execution.
• Drive, support and promote the use of SCM Common Process.
• Development of detailed Contract execution deliverables, including Briefs, Contractor Schedule of Responsibilities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• University degree (3-4 year Bachelor degree) or equivalent
• MCIPS or equivalent professional PSCM qualification
• Experience with contract administration in a technical area.
• Working across disciplines and cross-functional teams.
• Demonstrable experience as a Procurement and/or Supply Chain specialist or financial/ business analyst.
• Strong influencing and communication skills across a wide range of cultural environments.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience working in the Middle East.
• Arabic or Chinese speaker.
• Experience working in a JV environment.
• Sourcing & tendering experience, including use of e-sourcing tools e.g. Ariba.
• Strong working knowledge of MS Office products i.e. PowerPoint, Access & Excel.
• Strong understanding in compliance and ethics management.

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