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  • Job reference: RMS0099379

Senior Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/10/2011
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The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK

The Role:
• Responsible for the Procurement of Package Materials and Services in accordance with company procedures ensuring that all Procurement transactions are auditable and Purchase Orders are closed out expediently.
• Selection of Suitable Suppliers prior to Tendering
• Procurement of "High Value" Packages.
• Issue of RFQ Tender Documents to Suppliers
• Organise "Sealed Bid" Openings in line with Company Procedures
• Preparation of Commercial Bid Evaluations
• Assume the Role of Focal Point for all Bid Clarifications
• Negotiation of all Commercial issues with Successful Suppliers
• Collation of Commercial and Technical Evaluations and Preparation of Joint Recommendations
• Selection of Terms and Conditions of Sale
• Authorisation and Issue of Purchase Orders to Approved Suppliers
• Develop a Field Expediting Strategy for "High Risk" Materials and Equipment
• Attending Project Progress Meetings
• Co-ordinate Field Expediting Activities
• Arranging Stage Payments in line with Agreed Purchase Order Milestones
• Clearance of any Blocked Invoices
• Timely Close Out of Purchase Orders
• Maintain an Auditable File of all relevant Purchasing Documents for each Purchase Order
• To comply with all company H&S requirements

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Previous experience in a similar role with an Oil and Gas Company
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