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Kent Recruitment

Buyer

Location
USA - Houston Texas
Category
Procurement
Date Published
13/05/24
Status
Open
About you:
Join us. Unleash your energy within.
If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.
Our purpose and beliefs:
As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:

We PLAY BIG

We thrive on EMOTIONAL AGILITY
We are FANATICAL ABOUT PERFORMANCE
We are built on INFINITE THINKING

Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: https://kentplc.com/who-we-are/purpose-beliefs
Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:
We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.








About the job:
This position has the responsibility of executing the Project Procurement Execution plan with minimal direction. Will produce all procurement documents with an emphasis upon accuracy.
Skills and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare bidders list to support RPQ/RFP process.
  • Coordinate clarifications as required to support the RFQ/RFP.
  • Develop Commercial Bid Evaluations as required.
  • Prepare award recommendations.
  • Using in-depth knowledge of the Procurement Applications, as well as industry best practice expertise, consult with clients to provide cost effective solutions to solve business issues
  • Provide guidance in the integration of existing and new business units into the Procure-to-Pay ecosystem.
  • Identify leading practices and drive adoption. Influence decisions through expert knowledge of PTP processes and technology
  • Provide global perspective of PTP processes to Regional and Global Process Owners
  • Engage with procurement & finance organization to define the future state of Procure-to-Pay business processes through quantitative analysis and review of current processes. Identify wasteful/inefficient points in the process and engage with impacted parties to determine future state
  • Participate in both internal and external status meetings.
  • Ensure professional interface with both internal and external personnel.
  • Contribute to a team environment by accomplishing related results in a cooperative manner.
  • Works under the supervision of the Procurement Team Lead.
  • Performs other duties as required.

In addition to the responsibilities listed herein, the employee may be required to perform other ad-hoc tasks as needed or directed by the supervisor or management. These tasks will be within the reasonable scope of the employee's skills, capabilities, and role within the organization. The intent of this provision is to allow for flexibility and adaptability in meeting the dynamic needs of the organization, ensuring that operational requirements can be met efficiently. All such tasks will be assigned considering the employee's current workload and with respect to their professional development.
Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, or Business Administration preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Minimum five years’ buying experience in Oil & Gas.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% on average.
  • Experience with engineering and/or construction of plant equipment desirable.
  • Proven attention to detail, analytical, team player and strong customer service skills required.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills required.

Communication:
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills required
Behavior/ Core Competencies:
  • Experience with engineering and/or construction of plant equipment desirable.
  • Proven attention to detail, analytical, team player and strong customer service skills required.






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