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The Senior SCM Specialist is responsible for the operational implementation of one or more elements of the SCM strategy to their defined business area. The Senior SCM specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing their own local plans and ongoing improvements to support the global SCM aims, and to contribute to a highly efficient, cost driven Supply Chain function.

The Senior SCM Specialist is part of the Supply Chain Department, usually assigned to a specific Project within Subsea7 Organization. He is reporting to the Project Supply Chain Manager or the functional SCM Manager.

Usually in charge to procure and/or subcontract critical or complex Permanent Goods or Services required for the Project

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • Ensure compliance with all Supply Chain policies, process and procedures
  • Proactively contribute to the company's definition of SCM strategies and goals and the achievement of these
  • Work in close collaboration with other functions of the Project
  • Contribute to the establishment of the Bidders List in accordance with the Approved Vendors Lists
  • Contribute to the selection, management and monitoring of Vendors
  • Implement and run the project procurement plan meeting on weekly basis
  • Assist with the implementation and conduct the operational elements of the Supply Chain strategy and support the local SCM specific activities
  • Prepare Request for Quotations for goods, materials and services in line with, allocated budgets, quality and delivery targets
  • Evaluate quotations, prepare bid comparisons, negotiate with suppliers,
  • Make recommendation to award in accordance with the Company Financial authority matrix
  • Prepare and place purchase orders and subcontracts, as required.
  • Organize KOM and attend PPM with Vendors
  • Follow up the weekly progress of fabricated items
  • Ensure the follow-up of actions from the weekly progress meeting with relevant functions within the Project
  • Expedite orders and ensure all paperwork are received on time
  • Expedite invoices and close out of projects in timely manner
  • Negotiate disputes
  • Responsible for managing procurement budget and provide monthly cost reports
  • Deliver briefs, updates and reports as and when required
  • Participate in the evaluation of the vendors and provide lessons learned to the project management team
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement
  • Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
  • Research and evaluate areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible
  • Ensure SCM capitalizes on lessons learned and ensures work is performed in accordance with best practice, strives to mitigate risk, promotes safety and integrity consistently



  • Operate within the Business Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles
  • Comply with the Company Financial Authority Matrix


  • Candidate must have 5 years of experience in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry and Supply Chain Management
  • Appropriate experience in procurement of fabricated items and subcontract of services, most recently in an expert capacity
  • Pre and post award experience in EPCI environment
  • Working knowledge and experience with SAP / SAP Ariba is required
  • Capable of managing high volume of complex packages within tight timeline
  • Experience working with Suppliers/Subcontractors around the globe
  • Multi-tasking, flexibility, self-management and team spirit is required
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