Procurement Associate II with Upstream O&G Experience

  • Location
    Spring , Texas
  • Category
    Business Operations and Management - Purchasing
  • Job type

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Procurement Associate II role in Spring, TX!!

**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only.

Job Title: Procurement Associate II
Location: Spring, TX - No relocation assistance, travel expenses, or any other expenses can be offered
Estimated Start Date: 10/25/2017
Duration: 4/25/2018
Pay Rate: $25.00 per her/Adecco W2

Position Details

Job Title - - Procurement Associate II

Manages portfolio of agreements and new requests, enabling efficient and effective purchase of goods and services (from purchase to pay) with a focus on business value, on-time delivery, and cycle time Works with moderate work direction and is skilled and knowledgeable to the position.

This position could be described as Senior Procurement Associate / Specialist who, on top of level 1 duties, might be managing contracts with high complexity or deep business knowledge.

• Negotiates contract pricing and terms & conditions
directly with suppliers while working with internal stakeholders, seeking lowest total
system costs and appropriate mitigation of supply and legal risk.
• Executes PtP (Procure-to-Pay) processes in full compliance with Sourcing & Acquisition Handbook
and CIMS (Controls Integrity Management System) catalogs.
• Fully leverages Procurement processes and tools to ensure most effective procurement method is utilized.
• Maintains agreement portfolio: scope updates, pricing, Exhibits, amendments.
• Ensures contract compliance and utilization - monitors supplier
performance, troubleshoots issues, etc.
• Ensures transactional efficiency of agreements by leveraging systems.
• Identifies business value and other opportunities within the portfolio.
• Develops and maintains internal and external relationships to meet business line expectations.
• Provides fit-for-risk process improvements.
• Influences development and implements Category strategic and commercial guidance;
shares portfolio specific market intelligence to Category Networks.

• Behavioral Skills: analytical, applies learning, communicates effectively, creates business value & competes to win in marketplace, makes sound decisions.
• Functional Skills: PtP knowledge, system utilization & efficiency, total system cost, apply controls mindset, application of business & procurement technical knowledge, service excellence, contract development, contract management, negotiating and influencing, relationship management.

• BS, MBA, MS in Engineering, Supply Chain, or other applicable business degrees
• Strong analytical, leadership, negotiation and communication skills
• A minimum of 3 years of contracting experience is required
• A minimum of 3 years of upstream procurement experience is preferred
• Category / commodity expertise
• Experience in supporting or developing complex compensation structures (e.g. modifying time and
material agreements to unit rate)
• Has previously supported upstream activities
• Experience supporting upstream projects
• Procurement / commercial functional expertise
• Understanding of client business and objectives
• Experience in/familiarity with OCTG & Subsea Equipment
• Leadership skills
• Communication skills
• Analytical skills / understanding of total system cost concept
• Effective negotiation, advocacy and influencing skills
• Knowledge of purchase to pay process including enterprise resource
planning systems
• Project planning / execution skills

**Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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