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  • Job reference: RMS0147194

Yard Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Hartlepool
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/10/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (14/10/14)
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The Company:
The company designs, constructs, transports, installs and removes offshore facilities for the global oil and gas industry. During the last decades they have become a significant international player in the offshore oil and gas construction industry. The Group consists of two divisions, each with a specific role in the activities of the Group

The Role:
The Yard Buyer is responsible for the procurement and subcontracting activities within the Yard organisation, assuring the timely availability of materials and subcontracts.

As a yard buyer you will receive requisitions from the yard and the projects. The yard buyer will be responsible for the total buying cycle until availability of materials or subcontracts. This includes submitting RFQs to vendors, bid evaluations, recommendation and negotiation; contracting and close out

The yard buyer is positioned within the Procurement and Supply Chain Management department (PSCM). The Yard Buyer reports to the Yard Supplies Manager which is a central position working together with all four Yard Buyers within the group with the goal to optimise spend and availability. The Yard Buyer will closely work together with the management of the Yard and the Projects.

The scope of the Yard Buyer is defined in the yard purchasing plan and the project purchasing plans. The yard buyer also ensures good execution frame work agreements and supports the contracting of those.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• CIPS Qualification
. Experience with off-shore oil & gas related business is preferred.
• Acquainted with construction and procurement processes
• Capability to process technical information as well as contractual documents
• Commercial acumen and negotiating skills
• Positive attitude and perseverance
• Prepared to travel within UK and occasionally within Europe
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