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  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Procurement / Materials / Logistics Management , Procurement / Materials / Logistics Supervision & Control, Project Services - Cost / Estimating / Planning / Documentation
  • Date posted: 09/07/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43797
This vacancy has now expired.
Raeburn Recruitment are currently looking to speak to an experienced Buyer for an opportunity with our client. This is a contract opportunity for 6 months (initially) and will be based in Aberdeen.

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.

Carry out all the activities necessary to purchase goods and/or services/subcontracts, in compliance with given cost/time/quality requirements and with Corporate/Company policies and standards and work instructions

Issue to vendors the Request for Quotation based on given purchasing request
Support the vendors during the preparation of the technical/commercial proposals with obligation of confidentiality about the related bid info
Prepare the commercial/economic bid tabulation to compare different proposals and suggest actions to be taken in order to improve bid result and/or select the vendor
Lead the commercial/economic negotiation
Prepare the purchase or der/subcontract based on standard General Purchase Terms and Conditions and Project Special Purchase Conditions, if any, and managing possible deviations
Close out the bid process receiving purchase/subcontract confirmation by selected vendor and informing the unsuccessful vendors about negative result of their bid
Follow up and negotiate, if necessary, purchase order/subcontract revisions
Perform the assigned activities in compliance with procedures and provided systems and tools
Check and comment the technical documentation received with the Purchase Requisition and Technical Evaluation
Manage contractual documentation (Archive) before the issue to centralized archive

Skills & Experience:
Knowledge of supply chain, inventory, production, warehousing, transport and logistic
Capability to address rights and responsibilities in a legal perspective, highlighting pros and cons in relation to a certain variation, dispute or claim, distinguishing the commercial and legal constraints. Negotiation skills and accuracy in recording information and data related to a dispute
Capability to persuade the counterparty and to understand negotiable and non-negotiable items. Capability to discuss and negotiate contractual terms, in order to reach agreements
Knowledge of the contractual terms
Capability to analyze the main contractual conditions relevant to the procurement process
Knowledge of Management System Guidelines, standards, work instructions and tool systems referred to procurement process
Knowledge of Project Procurement techniques in order to manage project peculiarities (onshore, offshore, drilling). Knowledge of project management principles applied to Procurement and familiarity with engineering/construction practices
Capability to process the purchase requests throughout the entire purchasing cycle up to purchase order issue