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Procurement Associate
Location:
St. John's, NL

Closing Date:
May 3, 2017

Job Description:


Upstream Solutions Inc is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Procurement Associate located in St. John's, NL.


Abstract/Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain portfolio of agreements within a category/commodity group; drilling and well servicing experience an asset
  • Process execution, full compliance with business controls (ie: audits, internal assessments, risk assessments, etc.)
  • Manage contract/agreement development and implementation (ie: RFI’s, RFP’s, procurement plans, bid evaluations, contract/agreement awards, kick-off meetings, contract/agreement administration/management)
  • Provide portfolio specific market intelligence
  • Steward tactical client relationships for key portfolio activities
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Identify cost reduction/management and productivity improvement opportunities and agreement rationalization opportunities within the portfolio
  • Ensure transactional efficiency of agreements (SAP experience an asset)
  • Active contribution in category/commodity networks and use of corporate category/commodity planning sites
  • Support Procurement Associate work at other sites / regions needed


Interfaces

  • Procurement Associates
  • Regional and area procurement management
  • Corporates category/commodity specialists
  • Global Centers of Excellence
  • Consultants, trade associations
  • Supervisors
  • Business Analysts
  • Client Contacts (Business/Service Line)
  • Controls Organization
  • Payables
  • Agreement Excellence Centers
  • Strategic and Structural Improvements
  • Suppliers
  • Category/Commodity Network


Qualifications

  • University degree and 5 to 10 years procurement experience
  • Category/commodity management expertise; preference for drilling and well servicing
  • Procurement / commercial expertise
  • Understanding of client business and objectives in oil and gas industry
  • Industry and market knowledge
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Analytical skills / total supply chain management knowledge
  • Effective negotiation, advocacy and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of purchase-to-pay process including Enterprise Resource Planning systems
  • Project planning / execution skills
  • Ability to work independently

Qualified candidates can apply for this role by either clicking on the Apply Now button below or forwarding their resume to careers@upstreamsolutions.ca, quoting the job title in the subject field.

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