Senior Procurement Advisor

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  • Canada Alberta
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry.

Our client is seeking a Senior Procurement Advisor for a 9-month contract in Calgary, AB.

The role of the Advisor is to support procurement activities for field operations by ensuring all materials and/or services are procured to drive maximum value.

  • Ensuring that all supply chain activities are executed with the highest standards of ethics and integrity and are in strict adherence to policies.
  • Accountability for Purchase Order (PO) lifecycle management from requisition to payment; including post-award PO administration, change orders and invoice attestation as well as close out of purchase orders.
  • Work closely with the business unit, service units, engineering, operations, and maintenance staff in the procurement of materials and/or services.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships and integrated processes with planning and scheduling functions.
  • Review technical scopes of work in SAP for completeness and ensure alignment with commercial contracts.
  • Engage supply chain teams responsible for contracts and category management to meet client needs.
  • Provide after-hours coverage from time to time.
  • Provide supply chain management process guidance, sourcing recommendations and contracting support to ensure procurement strategies are in accordance with corporate and supply chain policies, standards and processes and aligned to corporate and category management agreements and strategies;
  • Develop and conduct supplier justification, onboarding, and pre-qualification activities, and ensure suppliers meet company standards in accordance with ISNetworld.
  • Work with suppliers to expedite orders of materials and assist in resolution of incomplete or incorrect shipments.
  • Work with internal stakeholders and the supplier community to identify continuous improvement opportunities and support the organization’s vision for operational excellence.
  •  In consultation with the Indigenous Engagement Community Economic Development area, work with stakeholders to provide opportunities to local and Diverse suppliers where appropriate.
  • Identify, negotiate, and capture cost savings opportunities.
  • Actively participate in peer groups, workshops, training and development and cross-functional meetings, and collaborate with the team to share lessons learned, best practices and problem-resolutions and opportunities as they arise.
  • Provide support and coverage to other advisors in the organization when required and assist with training of new hires and current staff as needed on new processes or technology implementations as well as on-going support for process and/or system changes; and Contribute to a team environment that values inclusion & diversity. 

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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