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Junior SCM Engineer
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Based in
Paris (Suresnes)
Business area
Surf and Conventional
Working hours
37.5 hours per week
Contract type
Closing date
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Vacancy information


Within Africa Region :

  • Procure Project materials or services as allocated by the SCM Lead/Manager and ensure materials/services are delivered as per the Project Procurement Plan requirements (Time, Cost, Quality).
  • Ensure that products/services are performed and delivered as per the Project requirements


  • Work according to Subsea 7 processes, use SCM tools and behave in accordance with Subsea 7 Business Code of Ethic.
  • Propose the Project Suppliers Bidders List based on Company and Subsea 7 approved Suppliers Lists and based on approved SCM strategy within the Project.
  • Coordinate in all matters with the relevant Group Commodity Director and Africa Commodity Lead.
  • Have a good understanding of the overall technical issue and a good knowledge of the offshore industry and its specificities and of complex items.
  • Maintain the Project Procurement Plan up to date.
  • Coordinate with in-house departments to ensure all requirements are included in pre-qualification and tender documents – including flowdown -and prepare/issue the Request for Quotation to the suppliers of the Bidders lists.
  • Challenge requirement according to suppliers market and Project requirement.
  • Challenge Supplier Documentation List to the sole relevant document.
  • Issue RFQ to approved Bidders based on requisitions “Approved for Enquiry”.
  • Perform commercial and contractual analysis, schedule evaluation of bids, and incorporate technical evaluation from Engineering, QA, QC & HSE. Finalise the bid summary and make recommendations to the SCM Lead/Manager and to the Project Manager for technically acceptable solutions.
  • Perform commercial negotiation and ensure the best deal for Subsea 7.
  • Is “cost saving” oriented, challenge request, record savings.
  • Prepare and obtain the Supplier Commitment Approval (SCA) by the proper authorised personnel.
  • Highlight all discrepancies in SCM processes, identify related risks and propose actions to minimize such risk.
  • Initiate & expedite the PR & PO process in SAP.
  • Organise the Kick off Meetings with Vendors, ensuring in particular that instructions related to Vendor documentation and to the administration of the Award are clearly explained and understood.
  • Review all correspondence and take necessary actions as required. Maintain the files for each Award in an orderly fashion.
  • Propose, in coordination with the expediting lead, to the SCM Lead/Manager the organisation for the follow up of the Award during the production phase.
  • Ensure the expediting role and ensure all its responsibility if it is assigned to him by the SCM Lead/Manager.
  • Coordinate with the Expediting, Quality Control, Doc control functions throughout the progress of the Awards.
  • Is aware of the overall project schedule, planning, organisation and has knowledge of its main issues. Contribute to the realisation of the project global target.
  • Ensure, from Awards conditions, to site delivery, that transit requirements are considered, that actions and information to transit team is made or given in due time and that the product is effectively delivered without delay.
  • Ensure all actions are taken to recover all expediting or QC issues raised, make sure all Alarm and NCR are treated.
  • Report weekly or according to project requirement, on progress and problems on the Awards.
  • Manage and negotiate all Variation Orders and get revised AFCE with the support of the Contract Engineer.
  • Ensure and is responsible for the final delivery in time, cost and quality of the material, services and documents of the Award.
  • Check Suppliers invoices and the final account, obtain the corresponding close out certificate from Suppliers and issue the as-built revision of the Award.
  • Ensure feedback and supplier performance evaluations upon completion of works by use of the Saving and Value Capture/Overrun Report, Supplier performance assessment, and Lessons Learned reports.
  • In case of commitment of product of high technical complexity (Flexible, Umbilical or Capex), he will have to manage and co-ordinate engineering issues related to the Product to deliver.
  • Seniority is related to the complexity, criticality and price of the product to deliver.


  • The Junior SCM Engineer is not authorised to commit the Company on his own. Any commitment with third parties must be authorised by budget holders.
  • Negotiations with all Suppliers



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


  • SCM Team
  • Project Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • Contract Engineer/Manager
  • QC Engineer
  • Document Controllers


Commercial principles                            

Contractual principles                                   

SCM Processes                                                   

Negotiation Processes and Strategies       

Expediting process

Logistics process

Systems and Tools

Plans, schedules, budgets & forecasting

Risk Management

Technical Awareness

Subsea 7 & General Industry Awareness


  • Bachelor or Master degree (Technical or Commercial)
  • Experience in Offshore business is a plus
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