Recruitment specialists since 1980

Recruiter NameSuzanne Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Buyers & Expeditors
Salary£25 per hour
Benefits Circa £25 per hour Ltd Company rate.
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract






Our Client, a major contractor is urgently seeking a Buyer to join their team based in Surrey.


Candidates need to clearly show the required experience, as seen below, and the skill set relevant to this position on their CV. It would be especially helpful to show experience on the first page of CV in a summary. It is also important in the recent jobs section to detail duties and experience in each job description. Candidates are required to have permission to work in the UK for this position.





To provide support to procurement activities on projects as part of the Procurement Department.



  • 5-10 years’ experience within the oil and gas industry.
  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths & English
  • Confident in use of all Microsoft tools and how to manipulate information and data in Excel.
  • Experience of working within a procurement team with commitment authority to negotiate and award Orders for both products and services
  • CIPS qualified
  • Experience within major contractors
  • Microsoft outlook


Experience & skills:

  • Confident and effective communication skills
  • Articulate with a good attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm & Flexibility
  • Ability to display initiative and work well in a fast paced environment
  • Negotiation and relationship management with an active Supply Chain
  • Maintaining best procurement practices
  • Process driven




General ad-hoc duties include:

  • To carry out procurement activities, in-line with Company processes, through enquiry to award stages for both products and services.
  • Use of Microsoft Outlook for email and diary management to support Procurement and Project Teams.
  • Working with other departments to compile and prepare departmental documentation for publication.
  • Maintenance of their filing systems and databases.
  • Co-ordination and preparation of papers for meetings. The individual must also be confident to chair meetings as and when required.
  • Assist with office administration requirements within the Procurement community as and when required.
  • Ensure Full adherence to the Compliance and Business Conduct Policies.
  • Ensure Full compliance with the Health, Safety, Environment and Employment Policies.
  • Responsible for maintaining and closing out Purchase Order files (both products and services).
  • Contribute to on-going development and improvement of Procurement processes and systems    


RATE:                        Circa £25 per hour Ltd Company rate.  


DURATION:                 Ongoing Contract.        


BENEFITS:                 Very Close to the Station and some parking available.



We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be to work within the EU/UK.


For more information please contact Suzanne Wood –Director of Recruitment

on 020 8905 2250 or    

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