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 JOB TITLE:              Procurement Supervisor

REPORTING TO:     Global Procurement Manager  

LOCATION:              Onshore




The Procurement Supervisor directs the process which includes the planning of all procurement in an effective manner to support Supply Chain strategies and budget guidelines. The Procurement Supervisor is responsible for managing and developing a diverse group of procurement professionals.


1.3 QHSE


Responsible for/ensure:

  •  Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct and Fight Against Corruption.
  •  Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.
  •  Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.
  •  The standard for tidiness and cleanness is adhered to.
  •  Good and clear communications with all involved parties.




  •  Single point of contact for Buyers across the busines while also being the escalation point for the business for any buying issues
  •  Manage team of Buyers who are supporting the various stakeholders across the company
  •  Ensure an efficient procurement service to the rig operations to ensure that all materials and services are planned and provided in a timely manner to prevent any financial penalty to the rig operation
  •  Leverage group or regional relationships when expenditure with subcontractors and suppliers and initiate, manage new and existing frame/master service agreements for the region
  •  Analyse key data on suppliers to aid effectiveness of supply of goods and services
  •   Actively work with stakeholders to identify optimal procurement strategies
  •  Work closely within the business division to ensure the most cost effective and technically correct solution is chosen to maintain quality of parts, equipment or services and to improve delivery
  •  Provide technical knowledge to the development of commercial strategies and business opportunities
  •  Provide ongoing cost reduction and process improvement to the business without jeopardizing quality
  •  Implement effective supply chain strategies, tactics in line with budget guidelines
  •  Manage Buyers KPI’s to ensure we provide the service we are committed to via our service level agreement
  •  Liaise with A/P to ensure timely invoice payments
  •  Ensure Buyers only use company approved suppliers and that fixed pricing agreements with suppliers are being used to maximize cost savings
  •  Ensure company policies & procedures regarding approval process, authority, SOX Compliance and FCPA are strictly followed.
  •  Document procurement problems to allow effective resolution and prevention
  •  Help resolve project procurement related incidents reported by stakeholders
  • Other tasks as delegated by the Global Procurement Manager




  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs 
  • Proficient in the use of ERP systems (Oracle Preferred)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          




  •  As per Corporate and Regional specific Delegation of Authority matrices.




  •  Bachelor degree preferably in Supply Chain Management
  •  5-7 years experience in Supply Chain, preferably procurement and/or P2P
  •  Analytical and problem solving skills




  • Advanced understanding of Supply Chain process and supporting tools
  • Full understanding of logistics and shipping management
  • Full understanding of commercial concerns, operational imperatives and decision-making with regard to global materials sourcing decisions.
  • Mentors Buyers
  • Effective communication
  • Show willingness to improve process efficiencies
  • Ability to run reports and check KPIs regularly
  • Have established relationships with key stakeholders and/or vendors
  • Understanding of corporate business ethic and core values
  • Full understanding of Supply Chain Manual
  • Oracle system expertise within Supply Chain / Accounts Payable.
  • Ability to work with various regions and establish networks to enable training of key users.
  • Experience of assessing KPI’s and business outcome monitoring



Interpersonal Skills & Leadership Skills

  • Accountability
  • Communications
  • Integrity and Honesty
  • Mentoring
  • Professionalism in dealing with external parties
  • Team Player
  • Leadership Skills
  • Active role in Team Building


Personal Attributes

  • Accountability
  • Attention to detail
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

Business Management Skills

  • Computer Literate
  • Task management and prioritization
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advanced business and negotiation skills
  • Intermediate understanding of business law and contracts
  • Clear understanding of corporate operational and financial controls and the internal/external enforcement mechanisms.


Motivational Competencies

  • Self-Motivated
  • Pro Active Mindset