Buyer

Responsibilities

* Review and analyse purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy, and source the supply of materials/service from existing contract portfolio or establishes new sourcing relationship(s).
* Determine the method of sourcing - be it competitive bidding or via priced Frame Agreements.
* Prepare bid specifications, issue bid requests and review quotations and purchase.
* Identify and select supplier to procure requisitioned commodities, meeting criteria such as price, quantity, quality and delivery date and places orders.
* Understand requesting departments needs and develop/refine specifications and/or source for materials/services in conjunction with Contract Advisors or Procurement Managers - whilst working to achieve lowest possible total cost of ownership (TCO)
* Process purchasing transactions according to policies, procedures and processes.
*Manage delivery of material and services in accordance with expectations, and expedite delivery on a non-routine basis in agreement with the internal client.
* Manage purchasing performance in accordance with KPIs and targets set by the Purchasing Manager.
* Resolves purchasing problems between department and vendor in a service minded and solution orientated manner .
* Interprets purchasing procedures for Internal clients and external vendors, sometimes as a specialist in assigned material categories, which require a degree of technical knowledge. Assists personnel with making requisitions, and helps to solve procurement problems.
* Champions compliance with established procurement processes out in the BUs.
* Provide guidance and assistance to Purchasers.

Responsibilities continuation

* Be familiar with company’s contract portfolio within segment.  
* Follow up of Contracts/suppliers as agreed with Purchasing Manager and in the context of the Management of Contract procedure.
* Work with Purchasing Manager to develop purchasing plan

Required expertise

* BSc in SCM or equivalent experience
* Experience within procurement/purchasing as Buyer minimum 5 year
* Experience from supplier/customer side
* Relevant experience from purchasing in a range of typical O&G category equipment or services .
* Plan and follow up Vendor/Contract administration
* Highly skilled in SAP  
* Well-founded knowledge of industry purchasing practices and procedures.
* Well-founded knowledge of relevant types of materials, products, and services for the assigned areas of Procurement and how to source these for use at the appropriate locations.
* Preparation of specifications and assessment of simple bids.
* Well- founded knowledge of material management, warehouse operations and logistics within Companys ERP tool.
* Experienced in Continuous improvement

Personal skills

* Ability to work independently and take responsibility and ownership for both progress and quality of the work
* Good communication and teamwork skills, work well in teams across the business
* Ability to help others succeed
* Ability to involve others in own work, seek help when needed, not waste time by working on difficult problems too long alone
* Proactive, takes initiative, drives workflows forward
* Positive, a driver, demonstrates motivation and commitment
* Learning and development over time

Work place: Stavanger
Duration: 06.01.2020 - 31/12/2020
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    • Vacancy ID 3012272
    • Workplace Stavanger
    • Start date 06.01.2020
    • Deadline 12.12.2019