Category Buyer
Oceanwide
Alkmaar
2 dagen geleden

Function description

maritime vacancy Category BuyerAre you an experienced category buyer in the E&P industry? Do you have a bachelor education and are you in the possession of a NEVI-2 certificate?

Oceanwide has a vacancy for a Category Buyer for one of the largest independent producers of energy in the North Sea.

Activities

As Category Buyer you provide support to the Supply Chain department. You coordinate and facilitate defined categories. You are responsible for the selection process of suppliers, contract negotiations and execution of contract and supplier management.

  • Complete prescribed activities, performing standardized processes within clearly defined and established procedures
  • Obtains and provides information to others within the organization or to the external parties
  • Answers queries by investigating records, databases, files etc. in order to establish and / or clarify facts
  • Able to work on own initiative, and to network with colleagues effectively.
  • Uses knowledge and experience to solve non-routine problems
  • Requires in-depth technical knowledge and procurement experience working with mainly technical stakeholders to provide procurement guidance in the cross-functional team which enables the buyer to work without day-to-day supervision
  • Resolves day-to-day issues and identifies opportunities for continuous improvement related to Supply Chain
  • Act independently to deliver procurement projects within a defined strategy and planning
  • Executes, leads and manages sourcing projects (RFI, RFP, RFQ, ITT) in cross-functional teams within pre-defined category strategies
  • Evaluates supplier offers and negotiates contracts based on predefined templates and procedures.
  • Is able to align the requirements of the internal stakeholders with the Supply Chain strategy through stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Manages dedicated contracts (claims, KPI's, amendments, addendums, performance evaluations) for the duration of a project
  • Requires a broad understanding of the organization, functions, roles and responsibilities. Frequently dealing with company sensitive information
  • Explains facts, practices, policies, etc. and convinces others within and outside the organization to reach agreement and solutions Identifies and corrects problems that are not immediately evident in existing systems or processes
  • Decisions are made within defined guidelines with minimal supervision
  • Defines category strategy and planning for projects, taking into account : the market place, internal and external risks, requirements of internal stakeholders and management, total cost of ownership and total lifecycle of the goods and or services
  • Manages the overall supplier base and actively enhances cross-functional use of contracts and suppliers
  • Adapts and enhances quality and value in existing methods; makes better as part of day-to-day activities
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Key responsibilities

  • Preparing, executing and evaluating tenders and RFQ’s for goods and services with a value in the range of (approximately) 10 thousand to 5 million euros
  • Writing tender tactics and recommendations for award
  • Leading contract negotiations with support of the legal department
  • Executing contract- and supplier management
  • Active participation in development of the Supply Chain department
  • Job Dimension s

  • Planning for projects, taking into account : the market place, internal and external risks, requirements of internal stakeholders and management, total cost of ownership and total lifecycle of the goods and or services
  • Manages tender exercises and negotiates contracts with a high profile or specialist projects with a significant impact on the success of Company’s Energy's objectives
  • Manages internal and external stakeholders on managerial level and below
  • Sets objectives and deliver results that have direct impact on the achievement of results within the procurement area of the Supply Chain department.
  • Directly and clearly influences of action that determines the achievement of results

  • Keeps up to date with market developments
  • Develops medium term objectives, schedules, action plan and milestones for accomplishing work of the procurement team
  • Adapts and enhances quality and value in existing methods; makes better as part of day-to-day activities
  • Identifies problems and updates or modifies working methods in own role
  • Function demands maritime vacancy Category Buyer

  • Bachelor degree and NEVI-2 or equivalent
  • 10 15 years of experience in a similar role preferably within the E&P Industry
  • Fluency in both Dutch and English spoken / written
  • Self-starter able to make initiative and determine own priorities to meet overall team objectives
  • Team player and effective communicator at all hierarchical levels
  • Volunteer spirit taking on additional responsibilities when time / immediate tasks at hand permit
  • Working conditions maritime vacancy Category Buyer

  • Excellent primary and secondary terms of employment
  • An interesting and complex work environment
  • Working for one of the major Energy suppliers on the North Sea
  • Further details will be discussed in a personal meeting
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