Buyer - Oil And Gas
MPG Partnering
Lagos, Nigeria
4d ago
source : Fuzu

The Buyer manages all Sourcing activities required for assigned commodities / projects by working closely with internal stakeholders and suppliers.

He must understand the local and international buying process within the oil and gas industry.

Collaborate to achieve the best price with the right quality, on time, for all POs

Negotiate savings based on budgetary input and / or departmental goals

Assist when required to ensure functional interests are maintained

Manage assigned team to ensure operational issues are detected and handled

Promote and ensure compliance with company and regulatory requirements & expectations at all times

Coordinate, manage, and issue required Requests for Quotation (RFQ) and Purchase Orders (PO) for assigned commodity / projects

Ensure issues related to supplier fulfillment are managed proactively not only for own commodity but also including assigned team members

Develop a profile for supplier capability / capacity, by commodity, to establish sourcing strategies for maximum leverage

Facilitate and / or lead supplier manufacturability discussions with the appropriate stakeholders (suppliers, engineering, projects, sourcing quality, quality assurance)

Participate in global commodity team activities

Collaborate with requesting departments to resolve problems relating to requirements, deviations, substitutions, priorities, delays, damages, inferior quality, or other conditions that deviate from established procedures

Maintain current market knowledge and changing material conditions and advise management of current trends in prices and purchasing availability

Drive sourcing initiatives on savings, supplier performance, and supplier base rationalization

Manage own team of buyers where coordination and reporting are key to ensure projects and other internal stakeholders are provided with accurate information

Qualifications / Competencies :

Bachelor’s Degree (Business or Technical Discipline Preferred) or significant and relevant industry experience

Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar role

Knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel, Purchasing / MRP related software

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented

Analytical metrics-oriented, high motivation.

Must be a collaborative team player, willing to take ownership of decisions, and be a results-oriented self-starter

Leadership traits or skills to be able to manage his / her own team

Experience with leading a team and / or project negotiating favorable pricing with approved vendors, establishing and maintaining assigned schedules and delivery dates

Minimum Qualifications :

High School Education

Experience with Microsoft Office suite

Preferred Qualifications :

Procurement experience

Previous oil and gas experience

Oracle experience

MPG is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of Race, Religion / Belief, Ethnic / National

Origin, Disability, Age, Citizenship, Marital / Domestic / Civil Partnership Status, Sexual Orientation, or Gender Identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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