• University Degree or equivalent in Engineering and/or Supply Chain Management
  • Familiar with the interpretation of technical standards
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in technical services and goods purchasing, preferably within the oil and gas industry
  • Knowledge of materials import/export procedures and regulations.
  • Mechanical expertise/background
  • Familiar with purchasing regulations and legislation in country
  • Familiar with materials administration and purchasing systems, preferably AMOS and MS applications
  • Ability to travel internationally including offshore


  • Maintain records as required by the internal and external procedures and regulations.
  • Analyze the technical requirements of the purchase request and ensure that these requirements are met throughout the supply process.
  • Prepare the Requests for Quotation (RFQ) including all technical, commercial and quality requirements.
  • Source, coordinate qualification and select suitable suppliers, manufacturers and vendors.
  • Expedite and obtain suitable quotations and to co-ordinate technical clarifications and communications during bidding. Negotiate with suppliers and obtain the best price for goods and services.
  • Review quotations and issue the cost comparison sheets when required.
  • Prepare the purchase recommendations.
  • Issue the Purchase Requisition (PRs) and expedite the approval process. For contracts, provide full contract/agreement packages (including Business case, Service Level Agreements, Contracted Terms and conditions, etc.)Prepare and issue the Purchase Order (POs) or Request for Signatures (RFS)Coordinate with freight forwarder to expedite deliveries.
  • Prepare weekly progress report on purchasing activities, monitor vendor’s performance and organize Quarterly Performance Review (QPR) meetings.