Procurement Manager

Sao Paulo,
01 Dec 2016
08 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
In this role you will be responsible for the on-time, correct and complete delivery of Supply Chain Management results of an EPC project, according to the Project Contract, DOW&SCOPE, Master Time Schedule and Project Cost Data. Set sourcing strategy with strong process responsibility to develop complex and comprehensive supplier/buyer contractual relationships to meet the business needs.

Essential Responsibilities

• Organization, setup of the local Project Purchasing Organization
• Leads the local Project Purchasing Organization
• Bears commercial responsibility for purchasing within the "TYSP" process considering project specific requirements and project procurement strategy.
• Secure fulfillment of defined Project Procurement Strategy
• Responsible for the correct contractual, commercial and on time execution of all local equipment "Turnkey Contracts", local equipment supply and related services
• Implementation and definition of processes of PMx ERP-System, DIP Invoice release process, POR approval tool
• Issues RFQs, performs total cost analysis, prepares commercial basis for decision during the project execution phase.
• Selects suppliers based on strategy and/or project requirements and initiates the necessary Assessment, qualification of new suppliers.
• Places orders with qualified suppliers listed in the Supplier Database or after duly assessment of the potential supplier.
• Prepares and issues purchase orders and order modifications according to the applicable process.
• Secures completeness of all purchase order related documentation, technical, commercial, EHS, quality and site related documentation
• Conducts claim negotiations with the assistance of contract manager (if necessary), i.e. prepare claims, decide on timing, negotiate claims (settle difference of opinion with supplier), fill in the claim log.
• Responsible for correct fulfillment of payment milestones, collection, check and administration of contractual bank guaranties
• Performs rating of active suppliers.


o Bachelor Degree on Business or Ecnomics;
o Master Degree in purchasing and supply management is preferred;
o Solid experience on projects
o Negotiation skills (experience, training)
o Knowledge of contract law (Turnkey Contract General Terms & Conditions)
o Knowledge of transport, insurance, taxes and duties
o Knowledge of Supplier Market
o Knowledge of XLS / Word / PPT
o Fluent in English for contractual negotiations, and Portuguese

Desired Characteristics

o Product knowledge (cost structure, lead time, technical features)
o Financial understanding (hedging, net present value, financial report)
o Knowledge of SAP ERP-System, DIP Invoice approval tool and POR Purchase Order approval tool
o Knowledge of Power Source, Supplier Qualification process and tool