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  • Job reference: RMS0131908

Senior Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stavanger
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/10/2013
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The Role:
Contracting and procuring services as well as developing and managing local agreements under the direction of the Local Procurement Lead and Global Category Manager as appropriate
Applying leading edge supply chain management techniques
Applying supply/value chain analyses and modeling
Scoping local projects, and analyzing CP business requirements and external market dynamics
Developing and executing commercial contract strategies as well as operationalizing and commercially managing operational agreements
Execute Group Contract Management process for assigned operational contracts
Ensure all commercial activity is fully aligned with the Global Category Management commercial strategies and Tail spend principles
Manage one-off Purchase Orders
Operationalize selected FAs
Reduce/rationalize number of Contracts/Suppliers
Deliver end-to-end cost savings impacting RDS bottom line

Energetic, enthusiastic team player - Self Motivated
Very good negotiations skills
Experienced with ERP (SAP) systems and relevant standard-software (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
Fluent English and Norwegian (written & oral)

Ability to make decisions and execute with support of stakeholders
Proven track record of execution excellence and delivering results
Very good commercial sense and understanding of procurement
Demonstrate a sound understanding of the Group CMCP process and commercial contract management technique
Demonstrate a sound track record of delivery in a commercial environment and be able to show good customer focus
Analyze business processes
Develop innovative strategies and solutions
Demonstrate basic commercial project management skills
Demonstrate ability to deliver year on year value improvements
CP professional qualification preferred not mandatory e.g. MCIPS
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