Procurement jobs at Aker Solutions

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Aker Solutions Engineering are known for their world-class engineering expertise throughout multiple industries and are specialists in managing large oil & gas, renewables and aqua culture projects from feasibility studies and conceptual engineering, through to FEED and detailed engineering.


At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience.


Aker Solutions' ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up 2/3 of their business.


Do you want to be a part of driving the transition? Then join the engineering team at Aker Solutions!


Aker Solutions in Oslo are now looking for Buyers and Senior Buyers to strengthen their team.


Responsibilities and tasks:

  • Develop procurement strategies and plans for all assigned packages
  • Source and pre-qualify potential suppliers
  • Prepare and issue enquiries
  • Negotiate contracts and purchase orders
  • Ensure timely deliveries and correct quality in accordance with agreed budget, schedule and standards
  • Ensure compliance with established procedures, guidelines and business policy
  • Follow up, control and report progress on contracts including field and desk expediting
  • Develop and maintain supplier relations

 Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in business and/or engineering discipline. Relevant experience may compensate for a lack of higher education
  • At least 5 years’ work experience as buyer/purchaser within relevant industries like oil & gas/energy, marine etc. comprising procurement and/or sales of equipment or bulk materials
  • Experience with EPC projects or project management
  • Solid technical understanding and commercial skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Pro-active, flexible and solution-oriented
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

NES Advantage can offer 2-year contracts with excellent prospects for extension. Work permits required for non-EU citizens hired by NES Advantage will be arranged and paid for.


NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions` global managed services provider responsible for permanent recruitment and temporary staffing services. As a project employee you would be employed through NES Advantage Solutions AS while 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, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 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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