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Job Description

Faststream are recruiting for a global Oil & Gas company to recruit a Principal Buyer of staff to join their London office. This is a fantastic opportunity to progress your career and join a well-known international company.

The Company - 
They are a global Oil & Gas company that covers a vast number of areas in the Energy world. From fabrication to procurement to Renewables and Upstream production.

The Role -
The ideal candidate will be responsible for co-ordinating various activities and tasks for the full procurement cycle. Dealing with document enquiries, bid evaluations, pre-award negotiations, contracts and any implementations and amendments you find suitable.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Performing Due Diligences on contractors and liaise with the Vendor Management department to support the vendor qualification process.
  • Develop appropriate contractual strategy and documentation for tender and negotiation processes
  • Commercially evaluating bids and co-ordinate the technical evaluations of tenders.  Assist in assessing the impact of contract exceptions in order to produce recommendation for award of contract, in accordance with agreed time schedules.
  • Assisting in the negotiation of terms and conditions and determine the extent of risks and liabilities that may be involved
  • Assuring archiving and traceability of documentation as per company procedures.
  • Preparing contracts for execution.
  • Involvement in pre-award negotiations.
  • Procurement planning.
  • Contract amendments.
The Person:
  • Detailed working knowledge of SAP, e-tendering systems, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Oil and Gas industry or Engineering services or General Services experience preferred.
  • Contracts and Purchasing experience, including proven negotiation skills and proven experience in undertaking contract evaluations.
  • Degree qualified in a Business or Commercial subject (preferred).
  • Must have the right to work in the UK