Sourcing Specialist

Sourcing Specialist

Posted 1 year ago

Position: Sourcing Specialist
Location: Nigeria
Reports to: GM, Supply Chain Management
Sector: Upstream/E&P
Note: Closes March 28, 2017. Please note that if you did not hear from any of our Consultants after 2 weeks of submitting your application, it means your application was not successful.


Petrolage is currently hiring for one of its clients to fill the position of Sourcing Specialist. Kindly send your profile if your experience matches these requirements otherwise, please forward to someone who may be a right fit. Thank you for your consideration.

Sourcing Specialist

Petrolage is currently hiring for one of its clients, an E&P based in Nigeria. The Sourcing Specialist position will play a critical role in sourcing and procurement of vendors and facilities for all operations with a core interest in offshore operations. The Sourcing Specialist will work side by side with Legal team, Technical team, Finance team, Contractors and Vendors. This position requires someone with strong offshore rig sourcing experience and should also understand offshore operations from drilling to completion as related to sourcing.

Job duties:

o Source, pre-qualify, select and recommend credible suppliers for various operations.

o Source for rig and other equipment and services that will be needed for offshore operations.

o Ensure timely preparation of Invitation to Tender for the offshore project.

o Conduct request for information/quotation/proposal (RFI/Q/P) and bidding processes, minimizing risk and
maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and cost.

o Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers in order to meet specified quality, delivery and cost objectives.

o Execute contract negotiation and development in coordination with Supply Chain Manager and Contract team.

o Select a high-performance supply base.

o Effectively communicate with and maintain the highest degree of relations between the Company and all levels
of supplier personnel.


o Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Accounting or another Business Management field.
o Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of Supply chain, Engineering or Accounting, Field experience is an
added advantage.


o Minimum of 10 years offshore sourcing and procurement experience.
o Thorough experience in tendering and contracting for offshore exploration and production operations.
o Experienced in the use of SAP and Microsoft excel package.
o Strong negotiating skills.
o Strong oral and written communication skills.
o Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills.
o High level of integrity, tact and a deep respect for confidentiality.

Job Features

Job CategorySupply Chain

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