Job details

Paris (Suresnes)
Vacancy information


  • Senior SCM Engineer for Floating winds project or alternatively Oil & Gas project
  • Manages procurement of complex “engineered” materials and/or services as allocated by the Project SCM Manager
  • Is globally responsible and accountable for the final delivery of the materials/services as per the requirements of the Project: technical specification, safety performance, budget, schedule, quality, contractual risks, etc.



  • He/she coordinates with other disciplines (Engineering, QA, QC & HSE) to ensure all requirements are included in pre-qualification and tender documents – including contractual flowdowns - and prepares/issues the Request for Quotation to the suppliers of the Bidders list using SAP Ariba tool.
  • He/she coordinates with other disciplines to ensure the review and the clarification of all bids (he/she runs contractual, commercial and schedule analysis and liaises and coordinates with other disciplines for on-time review and clarification of technical, quality and HSE sections).
  • He/she is responsible and accountable to finalize the bid summary and make the recommendation to the Project SCM Manager and to the Project Manager.
  • He/she performs commercial negotiation and ensures the best deal for Subsea 7.

      Award Management

  • He/she prepares the Subcontract document
  • He/she prepares the Supplier Commitment Approval (SCA) and the contractual deviation matrix for Management approval
  • He/she creates PR & PO in SAP and expedites their approval.
  • He/she ensures Subcontract signature in Docusign

      Post Award Management

  • He/she understands the requirements of the Project (scope of work, delivery schedule, budget, flow-down conditions) and how the PO integrates in the Project execution plan and interfaces with other Project activities.
  • He/she understands the product and the execution strategy of the Supplier, its procurement and subcontracting strategy, the key engineering and manufacturing steps and the associated risks.
  • He/she understands the risks of the PO and proactively develop mitigation measures with the relevant project stakeholders.
  • He/she defines the convergence plan of the PO and identify the key gates, associated dates and readiness conditions. He/she uses the convergence plan to monitor the progress of the PO and to communicate priorities to Project stakeholders and expedite their actions. He/she promptly reacts on delays.
  • He/she organizes necessary audits, KOM and PPMs. He/she monitors and expedites the progress of the Supplier documentation (issuance by the Supplier and review / approval by S7 and Client) and the timely treatment of Technical Queries, Deviation Requests and Non-Compliance Reports.
  • He/she raises awareness of the Project Team on PO issues that could affect the performance of the Project and lead their resolution with the support of the relevant project stakeholders.
  • He/she reports to the Project SCM Manager and is the focal point of contact with the Suppliers for all commercial, contractual, progress and coordination matters.
  • He/she liaises with the Package Manager to understand the interfaces of the PO with other project activities and to include the associated constraints in the contract.
  • He/she coordinates and liaises with other functions that have a contributing role to the final delivery of PO.
  • He/she works in straight collaboration and team spirit with the Technical Owner and the Quality Owner and develop with them a sense of co-ownership for the delivery of the PO.
  • He/she is the PO Owner which means he/she doesn’t have full knowledge and expertise of all aspects of the PO but he/she shall mobilize and coordinate all necessary resources inside and outside the Project to ensure the safe, timely, on budget and compliant delivery of the PO.
  • Prepares and issues the shipment documentation to the transit agent. Ensures a close relation with the transit agent to allow the anticipation of the release of the goods.
  • Checks Suppliers invoices and the final account, obtains the corresponding close out certificate from Suppliers.
  • He/she is responsible of organizing the Lessons Learnt sessions and reports during the execution of the PO and/or at the end of the PO.
  • For all the above, he/she shall follow SCM processes and implement and use SCM department tools.


  • Operates within the Business Code of Conduct
  • Operates according to Subsea7’s Management Principle
  • Is not authorized to commit the Company on his own. Any commitment with third parties must be authorized by budget holders.
  • Negotiates with all Subcontractors/Suppliers.



  • Professional Bodies : All Subcontractors/Suppliers
  • Customers: through PMT


  • GPC & AP SCM Functional Team
  • Project Directors / Managers
  • Package Managers
  • Technical Owners
  • QA/QC Owners
  • Project HSEQ Manager
  • SCM Category Managers / Leads
  • Project Contract Manager


  • Must have a Degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering or Business) or qualified by Experience
  • Is not required to solve technical issues (role of the Technical Owner) but shall be able to understand technical discussions and to measure potential associated commercial or schedule impacts.
  • Is “cost saving” oriented, and capable of challenging requests.
  • Has good knowledge of the offshore industry and its specificities and of complex items.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills 
  • Has Capabilities in line with the below criterias

- Contractual Principles

- Commercial Principles

- SCM Processes

- Negotiation processes and strategies

- Expediting processes 

- Logistic processes

- Systems & Tools

- Plans, schedules, budgets & forecasting

- Risk Management

- Technical Awareness

- Subsea 7 & The General Industry Awareness


The majority of the work is carried out in the Suresnes office. Some travel worldwide are likely.


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