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Procurement Specialist

Job title: Procurement Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BH-123225
Contact Name: Kelsey Knowles
Phone Number: +1 713 551 4484
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

Assists the CAPEX Project Engineering Team with the following types of Requests and Activities:

DETERMINES WHICH SUPPLIERS ARE QUALIFIED THE PROJECT WORK:

  • Assists the client Project Managers in finding suppliers with active the client contracts, who are capable and available to work on their projects.
  • Ensures that an active and fit for purpose contract is in place in Ariba with the suppliers being considered for the project work.
  • Checks the suppliers’ HSSE status in ISNet and advises HSSE focal and Contract Holders if the suppliers are not green.  
  • Ensures that the suppliers being considered for the project work are set up in SAP and are able to receive POs (not blocked in the system). 
DEVELOPES THE CP SOURCING STRATEGY:

  • Creates Procurement Quilts/CP Sourcing Strategy for larger projects
SOURCING & AWARD:

  • When tendering, creates and sends RFI/RFP packages to suppliers, and compiles bid tabs with the results for the Project Managers to review.
  • Assists in Single Source Negotiations to achieve the best pricing possible.
  • Ensures that all required governance approvals are received and documented before award.
IMPLEMENT CONTRACTS:

  • Creates new contracts with suppliers, when needed
  • Works with Legal when a supplier challenges the client’s terms and conditions.
  • Advises the Contract Management Team once the new contract has been issued via Ariba, and creates a Contract Summary.       
EXECUTES & MANAGES CONTRACTS:

  • Reviews all POs linked to the contract and advises CP Lead when they are ready to be released.
  • Works with Contract Holders to get updated HSSE plans from suppliers who have a high HSSE risk before work begins.
  • Inquires about long lead time materials, when requested by the Project Managers.  
  • Updates the supplier’s data in SAP when needed including: banking info, changes of address, etc.
  • Supports Contract Holders in coordinating Business Performance Reviews when required or needed.
  • Provides post award CP guidance regarding disputes with suppliers, issues with performance/delivery, need for early termination, etc.
  • Advises Contract Management Team when the contract is close to expiration.
 

Needs the following credentials:

  • 4-year degree in business or related field
  • 10-15 years of CP Experience in Oil and Gas industry
  • Experience with SAP and Ariba
  • Candidate needs to be a fast learner, as there is a steep learning curve
  • Good communicator (both verbally and written)
  • Good people skills, as there is a lot of interaction with various Project Managers   

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