Senior Buyer


  • Ensure alignment with  Company HSE rules, procedures, Instructions and applicable legislation
  • Ensure compliance of the purchasing process with Company rules and all applicable laws and regulation
  • Ensure the application of Company’s General Terms and Conditions for purchase of equipment
  • Ensure good administration, filling and filing of all the purchasing documents and approvals in line with the applicable procedures
  • Ensure that all purchasing activities meet audit requirements to minimize/eliminate any potential partner/audit claims
  • Prepare Contract Committee documents and participate with Métier Partners for the presentation of Recommendation To Award
  • Interface with requesters and communicate the E&P supply chain fundamentals
  • Work in Duet with one or several Métier Partners and ensure efficiency of Duets/Triplets
  • Follow-up, analyze and evaluate suppliers with Métier Partners
  • Contribute to reporting Key Performance Indicators for purchasing activities
  • Participate to the good use of e-sourcing tools
  • Identify or participate to best practices, propose improvements to the Head of Purchasing
  • Utilize Frame Agreements
  • Handle Purchases in the Lab Office designated to him through Purchase Requisition (PR) assignment
  • Analyze all PRs for adequate material specification, budget authorisations and cost centers to which the purchases are being charged
  • Review all PRs assigned and Group requisitions to reduce process costs, compile tender packages and organize call for tender / request for quotation, ensuring the use of e-sourcing tools.Answer to tenderers requests for clarification
  • Study, compare and evaluate offers in order to have the most economical and contractual advantageous conditions with a view to making savings for the Company
  • Adhere to Company’s General Conditions and terms of purchase to avoid legal liabilities
  • Organize and lead negotiations with suppliers associated with award and performance of Purchase Orders
  • Issue RTAs in Duet with Métier Partners
  • Where applicable, to clearly state in purchase orders QA/QC requirements (in the form of Mill/Test Certificates, other certificates, etc)
  • Ensure the follow-up of purchase orders until complete reception, avoiding/clarifying discrepancies between materials received and orders and ensuring payment. Input all purchase data in SAP


  • Minimum of 2.1 University degree in Science, Engineering, Business Management or Social Sciences discipline
  • Minimum of 5 – 10 years relevant experience in Purchasing and Supply Chain preferably in Oil and Gas Industry
  • Ability to use and enrich market intelligence information, cost models, target prices, etc
  • Knowledgeable of purchasing/ supply chain best practices
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies in the Supply Chain will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge across all the disciplines of Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage
  • Good command of English language and excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of commercial, legal and insurance issues affecting purchases and supply chain in general
  • Ability to prepare commercial bid evaluations and provide purchase recommendations