SCM Advisor - Trucking & Logisitcs

Posted 17 September 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameFinlay Asher

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a SCM Advisor - Trucking & Logisitcs on a temporary basis. The position will be based in London. For further information about this position please apply.

Job Purpose:

  • Responsible to source and execute Operations strategic contracts and the daily execution of the Operations Procurement objectives and strategy
  • Serves as the Subject Matter Expert for sourcing and contracting for Upstream Facility

Responsibilities / Key Objectives:

Demand Planning/Concept/Strategy Development

  • Review annual business plan to understand forward demand and document key findings, priorities and assumptions from spend and contracts and build the contract strategy
  • Analyse the Strategic Procurement category business landscape, spend by sub-category and by supplier
  • Develop and execute complex strategic categories' go-to-market tender strategy

Contracting and Souring/Tendering

  • Develop and execute complex (high value and or high risk) tenders, this includes tender requests, tender evaluation, negotiations and supplier due diligence
  • Incorporate Local Content during sourcing processes and ensure that the categories meet the Local Content requirements
  • Secure complex Strategic Procurement contracts (drafting, negotiating and signing) and ensure proper storage of contracts
  • Conduct large Strategic Procurement contracts price revisions according to 'rise and fall formulas'

Stakeholder Relationship Management

  • Drive complex contracts obligations and comply with the terms and conditions of the contract
  • Provide oversight and conduct complex Strategic Procurement contracts renewal and closure, and communicate the updates with relevant stakeholders
  • Collaborate with and develop suppliers to create sustainable long-term relationships
  • Support internal and external audits where required
  • Identify opportunities to create synergies across the business to obtain increased value from the overall Procurement contract portfolio
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert for Operations sourcing and contracting

Leadership/People Management

  • Assist in the development and implementation of capability development initiatives to improve Procurement outcomes
  • Uphold and work within the company values management with end users to ensure that suppliers deliver their performance


  • University educated to at least Bachelor's degree level
  • Recognised Procurement and/or Supply Chain qualification desirable


  • Experience in sourcing and contract execution and management
  • Demonstrate appropriate skill in sourcing negotiation and execution
  • Strong results focus, with a continuous improvement skill set
  • Strong facilitation, business, analytical, problem solving, communication and project management capabilities
  • Experience in the oil and gas sector desirable
  • Operations experience is desirable

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.