Senior Buyer | NES Fircroft

Senior Buyer

  • Competitive
  • Norway Soer-Troendelag Trondheim
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Advantage is a specialized in-house recruitment partner to Aker Solutions.
Aker Solutions take care of energy assets in a Life Cycle perspective. From the start to end of production Aker Solutions ensures safe operations, optimizes field utilization, and enables field life-extensions. We do business development and execute modifications and maintenance projects. There is a global trend towards decarbonization, and we aim to help our customers to decarbonize their operations and measure their emissions to manage them more efficiently, for instance by delivering brownfield electrification of existing offshore facilities. Now we explore opportunities in the aftermarket for renewables, to deliver offshore maintenance for the renewable sector when the market is ready. Aker Solutions employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 20 countries.

Aker Solutions is looking for a Senior Buyer with experience in onshore or offshore projects. The project is based in Trondheim and will be led from there.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Manage and coordinate the activities of the procurement package team, ensuring adherence to project goals, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Oversee the deliverables of assigned Procurement Packages, ensuring timely completion and quality.
  • Develop and maintain procurement strategies, plans, and budgets.
  • Conduct supplier pre-qualification, prepare inquiries, evaluate tenders, negotiate contracts, issue purchase orders, and monitor equipment and documentation deliveries.
  • Handle changes, warranties, invoice verification, and project closure efficiently.
  • Foster open communication and collaboration with engineering and integration teams.
  • Acquire a comprehensive understanding of the contract terms and detailed knowledge of technical and commercial scopes for assigned Procurement Packages.
  • Provide regular project reports to the Procurement Manager, detailing progress, status, schedule, costs, and identified risks and opportunities.
Skills and Levels Description:
  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant experience as a buyer.
  • Good understanding of contract management and project coordination.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Norwegian and English.
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in a relevant field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, MIPS, and Time management software.
  • Strong negotiation skills, combining business knowledge with technical insight.
  • Methodical problem-solving abilities.
  • High integrity, ethical values, and proactive work approach.
  • Excellent team player, promoting effective collaboration.

More reasons to work with us:

  • Opportunity to grow your network and develop professionally by integrating yourself into highly competent teams within world-renowned organizations in the energy sector.
  • Competitive compensation packages and benefits that include pension schemes and insurance.
  • On-going support from our experienced recruitment and back-office support professionals.
  • Exclusive access to all Aker Solutions’ project positions in Norway, with access to permanent positions when these are offered.
  • NES Advantage is the only company that has frame agreement with Aker Solutions for project employments.

For more information about the position, please contact:
Anita Stavrum | Senior Recruiter | NES Advantage Solutions AS |
If you find this opportunity appealing, please submit your application via our website, as we will not process applications received via email. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis.
NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services. As project employee you will be employed by NES Advantage Solutions AS, working for Aker Solutions.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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