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Kent Recruitment

Procurement, Senior Buyer

India – Mumbai
Date Published

About you:

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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:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

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.

Skills and Responsibilities:

· Supplier prequalification activities.

· Manage Invitation to Bid (ITB), conduct offer evaluations.

· Manage commercial queries with suppliers, coordinate technical queries resolution between engineering and suppliers.

· Negotiate prices and T&Cs.

· Prepare Commercial Bid Tabulations and obtain necessary approvals on Recommendation for Award (RFA).

· PO preparation, approval coordination, issue to Supplier, obtain acceptance, and acknowledgment.

· Arrange Kick-Off Meetings (KOM) and Weekly Meetings with Suppliers.

· Communicate pre and post-order concerns to management and clients weekly.

· Invoice Verification & Processing.

· PO Closeout activities.

· Expediting major packages and bulk items, documenting all communications with suppliers

· Review Supplier’s fabrication schedule and verify order/fabrication progress.

· Maintaining all updated status within Kent’s expediting progress sheets.

· Presents status of packages to project team and client during weekly meeting.

· Proactively works to identify and resolve material delivery issues.

· Maintain contact with vendors and shipping companies during deliveries.

· Developing quality, long term relationships with key vendor contacts.

· Process milestone Invoices.

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:

Knowledge/ Qualification/ Training/ Certification:

· Sr. Buyer – 10 to 12 Years Core Procurement Experience with Engineering Diploma/BE


· Strong verbal and written communication skills.

· Fluent in English.

Behavior/ Core Competencies:

· Expertise in Buying, Expediting and Coordination with Engg, Quality, Logistics and Project.

· Should be from O&G EPCM or EPC Background.

· Ability to manage Packages independently with minimum supervision.

· Well versed with Procurement Procedures, Commercial & Legal terms related to Project PO.


The Employee shall observe the Health, Safety, Sustainability, Environment and Quality rules of the Company; it’s clients and the governing authorities of the host country.

  • Candidate should contribute to creating a workplace where everyone feels compelled to intervene whenever they observe an unsafe act or condition to ensure that everyone goes home safe and well and the environment is preserved in the successful operation of our business.
  • Candidate should maintain the HSSEQ management system, and the tools required to implement it.

Details about the role:

· Location: Mumbai

· Relocation required: No

· Travel required: No

· Contract type: Permanent

· Experience level: 10-12 Years

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