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Senior Buyer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Discipline:
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary:
  • Job reference: 2019-13245_1547734903

Job Description

WorleyParsons is recruiting for a Senior Buyer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry to join our Project Delivery operation in Aberdeen for a duration of 6 months.

Role Overview

Procurement of a wide diversity of material and equipment on a competitive basis as required by project or Company needs. The level of Senior Buyer is capable of acting as Lead Buyer or technical expert and can complete the most complex purchasing project involving both engineered and non-engineered items.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake procurement services to fulfil pre and post award activities in line with project schedule in accordance with WorleyParsons procedures and standards
  • Delivery of above referenced expectations
  • Ensure understanding, working knowledge and application of WorleyParsons corporate SCM endorsed procurement strategy.
  • Development of project procurement plan and PEP input for project and functional approval
  • Completepre and post award procurement in accordance withWorleyParsons EMS procurement procedure, covering the following key areas:
    • Development of bidder list and bid assessment criteria with SCM leadership and project team for major high risk and high value requirements
    • Creation and issue of invitation to tender (ITT)/request for quotation (RFQ)
    • Undertake Commercial Bid Evaluation (CBE) of supplier proposals
    • Work with the Engineering team to ensure completion of Technical Bid Evaluation (TBE) process
    • Complete bid clarification process
    • Undertake negotiation process
    • Complete and gain necessary approval of Recommendation to Award (RTA)
    • Complete and gain necessary approval of Single Source Justification ( SSJ)
    • Lead Commercial Review Board (CRB) process as required
    • Completion of Purchase Order award process, ensuring compliance to DoA requirements
    • Lead supplier Kick Off Meeting process
    • Ongoing electronic and hard copy filing to required standard
    • Management of Procurement Status Report (PSR) process, including organizing and chairing PSR meetings, communicating progress, actions, issues.Promote HSSE within Supply Chain
    • Line management of Buyer's and Expeditors as delegated by the Senior Procurement team
    • Timely completion of Purchase Order close out in accordance with established procedure and deadlines
    • Lead input into progressive learning sessions as required
    • Supplier performance assessment (FPAL or other)
    • Support with invoicing/payment application process
    • Act as initial point of escalation/support for Expediting Process
  • Role Requirements

    Qualifications/Training

    Essential:

    • HNC/D or Equivalent in appropriate subject
    • Demonstrable relevant experience and exposure
    • Advance Diploma level member of CIPS or greater

    Experience

    Essential:

    • Complete understanding of best practice full life cycle procurement process
    • Commercially aware with key aspects of procurement process
    • Competent with contracting principles and terms and conditions of purchase
    • Good working knowledge on the principals of procurement and material management systems
    • Experience of working with a diverse multi discipline team in a fast paced and dynamic environment
    • Line management experience

    Desirable:

    • Experience within the oil and gas industry
    • Experience with supervising a procurement team
    • Good understanding of oil and gas supply market
    • Good understanding and knowledge of relevant supplier products

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