Team Lead / Category Coordinator (Purchasing)

February 25, 2022

Job Description

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: Team Lead / Category Coordinator (Purchasing)
Reference ID: 2021-378 
Location: Onne Base, Rivers State
Contract Type: Permanent Contract
The objective of this role will be to:

To coordinate the Purchasing Team and team activities to support the company operations
International and Local purchasing for Bourbon Affiliate vessels operating in Nigeria, provide supplies and services as per purchase requests received in a timely and controlled manner in accordance with relative procedures
To coordinate manual purchase requests and Task assistant requests from the applicable locations.


To oversee the tendering and contracting process
To ensure there is a valid negotiated contract in place for all vendors
To plan, organize and manage purchasing team from the request/spec to the delivery onboard the vessels
To set up, organize and manage the purchase follow-up process
and the processes to optimize and simplify the purchase orders flow
To process invoicing as required
To ensure the follow-up of the strategy set up within the organization
To ensure the follow up of weekly review with the ship managers
To lead/manage the team by supporting the team, follow-up meetings, system training, performance appraisal, motivate and integrate within the team
Obtain competitive quotations from BINL Suppliers
Ensure local suppliers products and services match
Seek approvals from budget holders and issue PO’s or direct the issuance of PO’s
Receipt or receive in Oracle to close orders
Maintain accurate up to date status of Purchase Request and all Purchase orders
Close open NC’s with suppliers with corrective action
Follow up on track and trace report.


A Bachelor’s Degree / Higher National Diploma in Purchasing / Supply Chain Management
Possession of a Master's Degree in a related field will be an added advantage
Proven knowledge or skill with ERP System and Microsoft Office Package.


Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership or managerial capacity working within a multinational Marine or Oil and Gas organization.

Required Competencies:

Business Management
Customer Relationship Management
Data Analysis
Risk Management
Stress Management 
Supplier Management
Inventory and Storage
Sourcing and Tendering.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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