Senior Buyer/Contract Engineer Recruitment – Eni Nigeria

Main Responsibilities

  • To follow the contract awarding processes, by receiving from the User Department the Request of Services (RDA) and all the relevant documentation (technical and HSE specifications), arranging the invitation to tender, receiving technical evaluation, making the contractual and economical evaluation.
  • Elaborating and proposing contracting solutions and pursuing alternative methods of improving contracting practices i.e. risk/reward, incentives, alliances etc.
  • Preparing un-priced and priced evaluation models of high complexity and major contracts.
  • Writing contracts requirements in conformance with all applicable laws and in compliance with eni’s procurement policies & procedures.
  • Finalize all contractual terms and conditions to award Contracts for Goods and services of high value and complexity.
  • Ensuring that confidentiality is maintained during the procurement process.
  • Demonstrating continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work co-operatively and jointly with other departments and with other Contracts & Procurement staff to provide high quality, seamless customer service.
  • Demonstrating continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work co-operatively and jointly with other departments and with other Contracts & Procurement staff to provide high quality, seamless customer service.
  • Training on the job of National personnel in all aspects of the contracting process.
  • To process requisitions for materials and services to meet cost, quantity and quality requirements all in accordance with eni’s Procurement Policies & Procedures.
  • To ensure that the contracts activities are performed in accordance with the procedures, local content requirements and coordinate with Legal Advisors contractual legal aspects.
  • If requested by the contingent workload, manage the contracts and procurement necessary to award Contracts for Goods and services of low value and low complexity.
  • To prepare the Contract Amendments and Change Orders.
  • To arrange the corresponding contract information for audits.
  • Contributing to the vendor qualification system through research and evaluation of commodity areas and making recommendations for additions to Qualified Vendors List, based on sound commercial, financial, technical and quality-assurance principles as well as providing a necessary feed-back on responsiveness and performance of the tenderers/contractors.
  • Developing, compiling, conducting pre-enquiries and market surveys.
  • Contributing to Contract award recommendation drafting and developing commercial evaluation reports.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment, by:
  • abiding by Corporate Health, Safety & Environment Policy
  • including eni Corporate Health, Safety and Environment Policy in all Contracts, as applicable.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Specific position requirements
  • The job holder must be educated to Tertiary level, with minimum of:
        • 4/7 years contracts experience in the up-stream process and oil & gas projects of which at least 3 years working as a supervisor with a major oil company

    Or

      • 4/7 years contracts experience in the up-stream process and oil & gas projects, of which at least 2 years on major and/or high complexity contracts
  • Supervision skills.
  • Knowledgeable and familiar with international contractual format.
  • Knowledge of Commodity markets and price trends, various grades, qualities, and varieties of materials, supplies, and equipment.
  • High negotiation skills and ability to understand what is negotiable in line with Company targets
  • Ability to be a team player, frequent interaction with other disciplines and third parties.
  • High ability to work effectively with people from multiple cultures and backgrounds.
  • High level of professional and personal integrity.
  • Very good ability to work independently when required
  • Work under pressure to meet deadlines and time constraints
  • Good degree of computer literacy in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Good fluency in written and spoken English, particularly in contract terminology.

Application Criteria
Please kindly forward a copy of your most recent CV together with details of notice period and annual salary expections.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive for our job postings, we can only respond to candidates who have been shortlisted for the position.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

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