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Job Offer Senior Purchaser - Offshore wind development

Project Details

Development of a major offshore wind project in France

Current Project Phases

Details design

Role Definition

Role Profile and KeyResponsibilities

Develop and execute procurement strategies to meet business goals andensure compliance with processes.

Challenge scope specifications to determine where unnecessary costs can beeliminated and more value can be achieved

Establish a deep understanding of the market for the services and materialsrequired

Develop a supplier positioning profile to assess business risk andopportunity for the business. Responsible for the full cycle of procurements for services.

Coordinate the issuing of tenders and the evaluation of returns

Deal with claims mitigation and challenge cost disputes with 3rd partysuppliers

Provide expert advice on supply chain risks, demonstrating in-depth marketknowledge of both commercial and technical aspects

Use influencing skills to encourage procurement change and engagementacross the business where applicable

Accountability for negotiating key supply chain services agreements as wellas for maintaining relationships and mutual understanding with the keyindustrial suppliers at executive level

Liaise with all Company departments, especially Technical department: Toprovide all necessary support and information basis on the historical cost datato optimize project design and to develop and review technical scope/commercialpackages for competitive tender events

Responsible for Contracts lifetime follow-up activities and development ofdocumentation (RFI/RFQ, Contract, Orders, Receipts and Invoices) in closecollaboration with the Technical and Finance & Administration department

Develop and maintain Suppliers Data Base and identify new potentialsuppliers in order to create additional competitiveness and market tension forvarious project areas

Ensure that all purchase orders and contracts are placed in accordance withdefined business processes and in compliance with Purchase to Pay process


Skills/Experience required toperform role 

-   University degree preferably in Engineering or Procurement

    Proven record in procurement processes, systems and best practices

Ideally a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the energy or offshore sector

Previous experience in large international tenders, and EPCI offshoreproject highly valuable


Based in Paris

Others informations

Start date : ASAP

Duration : 6 months (renewable)

Type of position: Contracted

Seniority level : Senior Engineer

Type of project : OffSHORE WIND Farm

Countries : France

Location : Paris