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  • Job reference: RMS0106657

Senior Purchasing Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/02/2012
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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:
• Reports directly to the Procurement Manager to ensure that all package and client bulk procurement is conducted as per company policy.
• Responsible for selecting and negotiating with approved vendors and placing purchase orders in response to project requirements following all company policy and project requirements.
• To carry out the procurement function in a professional and ethical manner ensuring that all project deadlines are met in line within defined work scopes and time lines.

Main Duties:
o Ensure that all procedures are complied with and all actions are auditable also maintaining the highest personal, professional and ethical standards
o Provide guidance and direction to the reporting personnel
o Ensure that all materials/ requirements are expeditiously actioned to ensure that the Contract objectives are achieved
o Fulfil HS&E responsibilities in line with the WGE HS&E Statement of Policy & Management System.
o Sourcing of Suppliers and potential alternatives in accordance with relevant procurement procedures
o Procurement of materials and services including the preparation of Purchase and Service orders.
o Preparation of Purchase Orders/Contracts, issue of pre-qualifications and invitations to tender.
o Monitoring of Supplier/Contractor performance via First Point Assessment Ltd. System.
o Ensure that all statutory requirements are rigidly observed and adequate records maintained to substantiate.
o Ensure agreed objectives and targets are achieved by co-ordination and liaison with Contract Management, Engineering, Planning, Cost Control, Q.A. and
o Vendors/Contractors.
o Lead negotiation on major Purchasing/Contract requirements and also on any contractual claims to ensure the best commercial terms for the Company are obtained.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
o CIPS, or equivalent experience.
o Preparation of RFQ paperwork and evaluation of bids.
o Placement of PO and management of PO up to FCA vendors works.
o Knowledge and experience using Excel and Documentum systems plus a good level of computer skills.
o Accepts responsibility, decision making, planning and organising and uses initiative.
o Financial focus, creat value, intergrity and team focus.
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