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PSCM Category Specialist Security

  • Job reference: 915483
  • Location: London
  • Salary: GBP1 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Purchasing
  • Date posted: 28/07/2017

Job Title: PSCM Category Specialist - Security

Job Description: PSCM Category Specialist for the Security Category, within the Indirect Procurement Team. The team is part of the Iraq Technical Services Group (ITSG) in support of Rumaila Operating Organisation (ROO) - a non-operated JV in Basra, Iraq.
Role Synopsis: The post of PSCM Category Specialist - Security reports to the Indirect Procurement Team Leader of the ITSG.

The PSCM Category Specialist - Security, will provide PSCM support and a single point of contact for the ROO Security Department, based entirely in ROO, Basra, Iraq.

The role involves end to end sourcing activities, including Strategy & Bid List development, Sourcing (using Ariba), bid evaluation, negotiation and Recommendation for Award, Contracting and Supplier Management.

Strategic Sourcing:
* Manage the strategic sourcing of complex Security Services, within the market sector
* Allocation of material requirements to Operational Procurement Team as necessary
* Use Rumaila supplier registration database 'ISNetworld' to define bid-lists and issue Expressions of Interests (EOI)
* Prepare Strategy & Bid List (SBL) for approval by relevant governing body
* Prepare all necessary tender documentation for issue through Ariba OneSource (ROO instance). Use Rumaila contracting templates and work with Line to define Scope of Work and technical evaluation.
* Prepare commercial evaluation model, bid evaluation plan and schedule of rates and charges
* Manage all elements of the tender including supplier clarification and tender evaluation
* Prepare Recommendation for Award for approval by relevant governing body and implement resulting contract
* Support cost reduction activities through negotiation and/or retendering including development of contractor engagement plans and negotiation strategies

Contract and Supplier Management:
* Management of business critical, high profile Unmanned Aerial Vehicle contract
* Undertake contract administration activities including Call Off issuance, support invoice queries and any dispute resolution as may be required
* Deliver robust cost management and minimise business risk through ensuring rigorous contract management controls. Monitor spend report data to ensure spend is within contract sanction value. Flag requirements for new sourcing activity
* Establish Key Performance Indicators for contractors; monitor through Performance Review Meetings to ensure continuous improvement of supplier performance
* Support HSE or other investigations from time to time as required
* Develop and manage supplier relationships with key suppliers including leading Performance Review Meetings

* Maintain accurate records in Maximo (P2P system) and Ariba of all sourcing events and contracting activities to ensure compliance and cost recovery
* Perform Counter-party Due Diligence checks to mitigate external supply risk from supplier selection through to contract execution and management
* Support any Audit enquiry as required
* Support in maintaining ISNetworld records for suppliers as may be required
* Apply and champion common processes and contributes to continuous improvement of these
* Work closely with Iraqi team members, including coaching if required and work collaboratively within the category

Essential Criteria: * University degree (3-4 year Bachelor degree) or equivalent
* MCIPS (or working towards) or equivalent professional PSCM qualification
* Ability to manage and communicate with senior (VP Level) internal stakeholders
* Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills to facilitate management of changeable volumes of work
* Strong understanding and experience of implementing Category Management processes
* Track record of successful PSCM delivery in complex, challenging environment. Ideally within the upstream environment and with experience working with Joint Ventures and/or National Oil Companies
* Ability to communicate effectively with suppliers, leveraging buyer power to ensure sustained performance
* Strong focus on compliance to PSCM standards, to ensure cost recovery
* Demonstrable HSE focus and understanding of Ethics & Compliance / ABC issues
* Attention to detail and high accuracy in PSCM activities including system record data entry
* Analytical abilities including marketplace and financial analysis as needed for category management
Desirable Criteria: * Experience working in the Middle East
* Arabic or Chinese speaker
* Experience of application of Ariba OneSource and Maximo
* Knowledge of the Security market sector
Travel required: 10% Should be willing to travel to Basra, Iraq

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