Saturday, January 17, 2009



Job Code: NG-LAG-2008-16004

Division: DeltaAfrik Engineering Ltd

Location: Lagos, NG

Travel Involved: None/Not Specified

Job Type: Full Time

Job Level: Experienced

Education: Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

Category: Buyers, Offshore Oil and Gas - Wellsites/Pipelines, Pipeline

Compensation: Not Available


Purchases a wide diversity of material and equipment on a competitive basis as required by project or Company needs. The level of Buyer is capable of acting as Lead Buyer or Technical expert and can complete the most complex purchasing project involving non-engineering items.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Analyzes purchase requisitions to ensure clarity and completeness in description of materials and equipment, quantity and quality requirements, proper authorization of funding, delivery requirements, mode of transportation, and proper support documentation.

Establishes and maintains list of qualified suppliers, by commodity, approved by the project and/or department.

Prepares and issues Request for Quotation (RFQ) to qualified bidders.

Analyzes bid quotations for responsiveness to (RFQ), evaluating factors such as commercial terms and conditions, price, delivery, financial status, technical capability, quality control, and geographical location of shipping point.

Negotiates or assists in negotiation of best price, delivery, terms of payment and purchase conditions, tax exemptions, price escalation, and other factors impacting costs. Helps coordinate technical review of paperwork with appropriate departments. Issues or assists in issuing purchase orders after securing required approvals.

Reviews and approves bid analysis summaries prepared by lower level Buyers.

Designs and establishes purchasing procedures at the beginning of a new project, i.e adapt Company procedures to specific cleint requirements.

Establishes and maintains auditable purchase order files. Ensures that classified or sealed bid documents are properly stored.

Closes out purchase orders following confirmation of the successful completion of all contractual and procedural requirements.

May supervise lower level or same level Buyers, assign and review their work, and provide purchasing activity training including computer programs normally utilized.

Completes otehr responsibilities associated with the position as may be appropriate.

Minimum of 5 years experience working in a similar position

Experience in offshore oil projects in Nigeria or elsewhere

First Degree, 2nd degree or MBA will be added advantage in area applied for

Strong computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office) and ability to learn new programs

Practical experience in software relevant to the position

Membership of a relevant professional body is a plus

Ability to interact with all levels of management

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to think logically and analytically in a problem solving environment

Ability to plan, prioritize and work under pressure to meet deadlines

Flexible attitude to work and sensitivity to business requirements

Sense of dedication, attention to detail, desire to produce only the highest quality of work and an ability to consistently reach goals

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