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Recruiter NameSuzanne Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Buyers & Expeditors
SalarySalary negotiable
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, an offshore oil and gas contractor, is currently looking for an experienced Buyer to join the team on an exciting pipeline installation project. 



To be considered for the position, candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 10 years procurement experience essential.
  • In depth understanding and experience of negotiating high value subcontracts and purchase orders within the oil & gas sector.
  • Experience with offshore installation projects.
  • Familiarity with SAP for creating and processing subcontracts and POs essential.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) required.
  • Member of a Purchasing Institute preferrable but not essential.



  • Preparation, evaluation, negotiation of major subcontracts and purchase orders for EPCI of offshore pipelines.
  • Assist Commercial department by obtaining quotations & issuing pre-agreements.
  • If not already existing, ability to develop a relationship with major market players for offshore pipeline EPCI projects, incl. rock installation, dredging, pipe coating, landfalls, etc.
  • Review variation order requests from suppliers and subcontractors, incl. price consistency and compliance with contractual terms.
  • Liaise with department staff in relation to purchasing requests and keep them informed on technical, commercial, contractual developments in relation to the packages being managed, incl. vendor feedback matters.
  • Assist with other departmental duties when departmental members absent.
  • Ensure activities comply with Government acts and statutory regulations and Company policies and procedures.
  • Any other duties within own experience and capability as advised by Department Manager.


RATE:                         Please quote what limited company hourly rate you would be looking for.


DURATION:                   Start ASAP. Ongoing contract.


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specifications and can work in the UK.


For more information please contact Suzanne Wood

on 020 8905 2250 or email

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