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  • Posted: Sep 6, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Puma Energy is an integrated global energy company like no other. When we say we fuel journeys, we are not just talking about putting gasoline or diesel in your tank, or providing high quality fuel to some of the worlds largest airlines, shipping companies and power suppliers. It goes further than that. For us, Fuelling Journeys is about making a real dif...
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    Procurement Cluster Leader

    Job Description

    • Ensure the business has timely supply of goods and materials it requires
    • Demonstrate value for money for the company in the cluster when money is being spent with suppliers
    • Apply Puma Energys Procurement processes ensuring all necessary controls, approvals and reporting is carried out in the cluster
    • Functional leadership of the procurement coordinators in the cluster, focusing on procurement operations
    • Planning, Operations and Monitoring
    • Initiate, lead and coordinate all procurement activities (engaging with stakeholders, gathering business requirements, tenders, negotiation, creating purchase orders, supply market intelligence, benchmarking, driving suppliers to perform) related to his/her cluster
    • Monitor, consolidate and report Procurement KPIs for his / her cluster (e.g. savings, number of purchase orders, after the fact orders)
    • Responsible for monitoring suppliers delivery and payment terms, including follow up manufacturing process
    • Support initiatives pursuing optimization of the Total Cost of Ownership
    • Perform market benchmark to ensure that Puma Energy costs are consistent within the market
    • Sourcing and Negotiation
    • Consolidates cluster expenditure to aggregate and maximise buyer power to ensure the best costs/benefits for the company for his/her cluster
    • Lead multi discipline teams in charge of negotiations and implementation in his / her cluster
    • Creatively explore different alternative approaches in negotiation to achieve greatest cost reduction for Puma Energy
    • Identify, propose and lead savings initiatives related to:
      • Technical requirement (e.g. standardization, value engineering)
      • Volumes / demand management (e.g. consolidation / rationalization)
      • Vendors market (e.g. new vendors sourcing)
      • Commercial terms (e.g. payment terms, warranty, lump-sum, life cycle)
    • Co-responsible with Regional Procurement implementing and assuring the use of regional and global agreements in the cluster, and evaluate the impact of companys procurement policies
    • Build / maintain a network of contacts and develop strong Procurement relationship with suppliers
    • Represents Puma Energy to suppliers, ensuring suppliers know what is expected of them and markets the opportunity for suppliers to supply Puma Energy
    • Selecting suppliers and contracting
    • Pilot and organize sourcing events (RFI, RFP, RFQ)
    • Negotiate commercial terms of contracts
    • Ensures that the outcomes of negotiation are translated into contracts (Frame Agreements)
    • Cooperation with the Legal department for all contracts
    • Manage contracts / issues (e.g. vendors dispute, invoices, warranty) in close cooperation with stakeholders
    • Organize contract reviews during execution of contract / return on experience at the end of contract

    General Management

    • Be the primary point of contact to all non-oil procurement activities in the cluster, a support the local management and operational teams
    • Assure implementation of Procurement policies, programs and procedures, and provide guide and advice to the business and country management in his/her cluster
    • Follow-up, evaluate and provide procurement functional support to his/her cluster (e.g. improve of KPIs and performance, system and processes)
    • Have clear understanding of functional areas challenges and opportunities regarding Procurement matters to provide guide and advice in decision making processes
    • Manage and continues asses the skill levels of functional reports, and provides growth and development opportunities
    • Understanding the main difference business activities and processes at Puma Energy (e.g. Retail, Maintenance, Operations, Aviation, etc.)


    Work Experience:

    • Min 3 years Procurement experience (Recommendable 1-2 years in an operations or sourcing/supply chain role)


    • Technical Degree: Business Administration/Management


    • Highly Proficient in Managing projects
    • Languages: English, French

    Method of Application

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