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  • Job reference: RMS0131660

Senior Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Algeria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/09/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/10/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
Our leading client is currently seeking a Senior Buyer based in Algeria working on a 28/28 rotation on a 12month rolling contract with a start as soon as possible.

•Recommend Bidlists and prepare and issue enquiries for equipment and materials to be purchased internationally and nationally.
•Analyse Bid Submissions from suppliers and in conjunction with Technical Departments make recommendations for award.
•Seek internal approvals and issue and administer orders, liaising with Expeditors and Finance Department to ensure timely deliveries.
•Maintain good communications with requisitioning departments in order to identify and resolve supply issues as early as possible
•Provide technical purchasing support to all buyers, and mentor less experienced Buyers as required
•Provide on the job training and development of national staff members in procurement procedures and policies
•Support the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Degree qualified (or 10 years worth of experience at the same level) with good written and verbal communication skills.
•Good command (fluent) of spoken and written English.
•A sound working knowledge of spoken and written French highly desirable.
•An experienced Senior Buyer/Purchasing Supervisor with at least 10 years experience gained with a major operating or contracting company, preferably Oil & Gas, based in remote overseas locations.
•Should have good all round Supply Chain Experience, and a good working knowledge of International Oilfield Vendors.
•Experience at operating in the North African/Algerian environment would be beneficial.
•Must also have experience at using integrated Purchasing / Materials Systems and must be familiar with modern purchasing techniques.
•Experience at working with and supporting national Purchasing Staff very desirable
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