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Senior Buyer

  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Discipline:
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary:
  • Job reference: 2019-15316_1571216344

Job Description

Worley is recruiting a Senior Buyer to be based at our City View office for a duration of 12 months.

Key objective:

  • Undertake procurement services to fulfil pre and post award activities in line with project schedule in accordance with Worley procedures and standards
  • Line manage Buyers and Expeditor's as delegated by the Senior Procurement team.
  • Delivery of above referenced expectations

Primary duties:

  • Ensure understanding, working knowledge and application of Worley corporate SCM endorsed procurement strategy.
  • Development of project procurement plan and PEP input for project and functional approval
  • Complete pre and post award procurement in accordance with Worley 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.

  • Act as initial point of escalation/support for Expediting Process
  • Support with invoicing/payment application process
  • Supplier performance assessment (FPAL or other)
  • Lead input into progressive learning sessions as required
  • Timely completion of Purchase Order close out in accordance with established procedure and deadlines
  • Line management of Buyer's and Expeditor's as delegated by the Senior Procurement team
  • Promote HSSE within Supply Chain

Required qualifications / certification:

Essential:

  • HNC/D or Equivalent in appropriate subject
  • Demonstrable relevant experience and exposure, typically 5 years +
  • Advance Diploma level member of CIPS or greater

Project Specific:

  • Must have ability to deal with multiple packages from prequalification through to closeout.

Ideally, candidates will also have the following 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

*Certain benefits are not applicable to employees who reside outside of the UK

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