Procurement Specialist - Maternity Cover

Posted 05 May 2022
Contact NameAnna Fryer

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Procurement Specialist - Maternity Cover, based in Aberdeen.

* To source and purchase materials and services in the most efficient and cost effective method in accordance with company procedures.
* To ensure that a full audit trail is maintained for all procurement transactions.
* To review service requirements and decide as to whether they should be routed for commercial and/or HSEQ risk assessment in accordance with relevant procedures.
* To provide procurement expertise and actively engage with user groups to develop sourcing plans and strategies.
* To manage the RFQ/ITT tendering process from RFQ/ITT development to negotiation and contract award
* To constantly monitor and assess supply source effectiveness and arrange meetings to address problems or issues.
* To formally appraise and measure supplier performance using the FPAL process.
* To identify and recommend suppliers using FPAL as the preferred evaluation route whilst ensuring single sourcing is justified and documented.
* To progress and expedite outstanding orders to achieve agreed delivery dates and ensure that outstanding commitments are accurately reflected on the procurement and supply chain system.
* To proactively identify potential supply agreement opportunities.
* To monitor procurement performance within the company and identify areas for improvement and savings.
* Facilitate resolution of invoice queries with Accounts Payable/Supplier
* To run and provide statistical reports and measurements.
* To act as the point of contact to provide guidance to User Groups on effective procurement and participate in related initiatives

Experience & Qualifications:
* Working towards or achieved degree level in appropriate subject / or CIPS Qualification
* Solid purchasing experience, ideally gained in the Upstream Oil and Gas sector.
* Strong knowledge of procurement and governance processes
* Working knowledge of Logic Terms and Conditions of Purchase and ability to negotiate best contractual position for company
* Working knowledge of the materials supply chain supporting the Upstream Oil and Gas sector
* Awareness of warehousing, materials management and logistics and understanding procurements influence on it.
* Good communication and interpersonal skills, - ability to chair and manage meetings.
* Good planning and organisational skills, ability to meet tight deadlines working under pressure handling significant volumes of work.
* Proficient user of PSCM business tools such as Maximo / SAP and power user of Excel / Word.
* Demonstrate ethical and professional behaviours in order to protect company's internal and external reputation.

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: TR/054466.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.