Strategic Sourcing Specialist - VR/20394

Status: Permanent
Rate: Commensurate with experience
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/20394

A new opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to join our client, a leading oilfield services organisation, as a Strategic Sourcing Specialist.

As the Strategic Sourcing Specialist, you will primarily be focused on the procurement of supplier products and sub-contractor services, with a focus on cost reduction and increasing value with suppliers.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the development and implementation of strategic sourcing plans.
  • Sourcing new suppliers and liaising with internal decision markers to evaluate and recommend sourcing decisions to management.
  • Building and maintaining positive working relationships with worldwide suppliers; negotiating on price, quantity and delivery schedules.
  • Coordinating the supplier qualification process.
  • Facilitating the RFQ process.
  • In conjunction with Procurement and Legal, drafting and submitting contracts to suppliers.
  • Maintaining supplier information within ERP software.
  • Reporting of supplier performance.

Applicants to this position should offer extensive experience in a similar Supply Chain role, ideally within the oil and gas industry, with emphasis on strategic sourcing. A relevant qualification (MCIPS) is also preferred. It is essential that you have excellent communication, negotiation and IT skills.

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