Graduate Trainee Junior Buyer

December 8, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Limited

Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Limited, as leading international player in marine services, offers to the most demanding oil & gas clients worldwide a full line of innovative, safe, high performance and new generation vessels and an expanded offer of offshore oil & gas services.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Graduate Trainee Junior Buyer
Reference: 2022-578  
Location: Amadi Base, Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type (Offshore / Onshore): Onshore
Contract Type: Permanent Contract

To support and assist with Foreign PO’s / Purchasing daily activities and objectives as instructed or required.

Description and Expected Outcome / Performance Indicators
The Graduate Trainee's responsibilities will include the following but not limited to:

Foreign PO creation/tracking, RFQ management
Assists and provides support to Purchasing department
Assist in inventory management, supplier Database and tender process
Assist in material requisition
Assist in PO creation/tracking, RFQ management
Assist in researching prices on different materials
Assist in general duties as assigned, scanning, mailing, filing and other routine duties
Reviewing bids received from suppliers to ensure they meet the company’s standards for quality and price
Coordinating with vendors to ensure that orders are delivered on time and within budget
Researching new suppliers to find competitive rates for new products or services
Following protocol for processing orders and invoices
Research, select and purchase quality products and materials.
Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing.
Process requisitions and update management on status of orders.
Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.
Coordinate with inventory team, management, and stockroom as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experiences

Bachelor or Graduate qualification in Supply Chain Management or a related discipline.
Work experience as a Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Officer or similar role
Good understanding of supply chain procedures
Hands-on experience with purchasing software.
Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
Knowledge of market research
Solid organizational skills.
Confidential handling of data and information
Knowledge of administrative procedures and systems, managing files and records, and other office procedures
Detail oriented and ability to work under minimal supervision and to show initiative and resourcefulness
Ability to work well and cooperatively within a diverse (culturally, ethnically) work community.
A good team player who is willing to take on responsibility.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: Preference will be given to those resident in Port Harcourt.

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