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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

Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration for this role.


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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