SPIE Oil & Gas Services (part of the SPIE Group) provides a complete range of services to some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies through its network of offices in 25 countries across Africa, the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific.

Our turnover has more than doubled in the last few years thanks to the dedication of our 4,000 employees to whom we give training, recognition, and genuine opportunities for career development. In order to support this growth, SPIE Oil & Gas Services is always seeking talented individuals to join its teams.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Buyer (M/F)
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are currently looking for a Senior Buyer to join its work force in Nigeria. The Service holder ensures compliance
  • Ensure that all local contracts personnel under his/her supervision is in line with the company’s standardized norms and codes of conduct
  • Ensure the good administration and filing of all the purchasing documents and ensure that all approvals, justifications, circulation forms etc are filed in line with the applicable procedures.
  • Ensure that all purchasing activities meet audit requirements in order to minimize any potential partner/audit claims or court actions.
  • Liaise with other teams and participates to the processes and communication of the contracts entity by performing the following tasks
  • Ensure compliance of the purchasing process with all internal Company rules (including guide to conduct) and all applicable laws and regulation (JV rules, Country laws)
  • Ensure the application of COMPANY and/or affiliate General Terms and Conditions for purchase of equipment
  • Work closely with the DUET counterpart to create the contracts dossier, maintain a clear definition of contractual responsibilities and discuss the agenda including:
    • Preparation of contracts strategy
    • Negotiation and analysis of commercial bids
    • Preparation of recommendations to award in all Call for Tenders
    • Participate in the TGP CATMAN network
  • Ensure that all insurance issues of company assets and personnel are dealt with
  • Supervise and train contract engineers and Graduate contracts engineers
    • Define the workload of his/her team
    • Ensure the update of the contracts management tool
    • Keep informed of best practices in contracts procedures in other entities and affiliates for improvement of contracts practices in his/her affiliate
    • Use frame agreements FALTC signed by headquarters
  • Executes the following contracts activities
  • Prepare and maintain an up-to-date list of qualified contractors/suppliers/potential tenders/contracts with updated information in order to perform market studies; analyze and assess all possible answers from the market
  • Participate to the validation of the contracts strategy through:
    • Arranging and attending Contracts Committee Meetings
    • Pre-qualifying bidders
    • Contributes and ensures criteria for evaluation are apt
    • Creation of CFT commercial documents
    • Preparation and issuance of call for tender to contractors and suppliers on the bidders list
  • Signing parties and the signature process of formal documents
  • Ensures that own contracts are created and managed in UNISUP and AGORA, ensure effective use of tools and systems (Ariba, NIPEX, REX+, AGORA) for optimum productivity
  • Ensure reception of acknowledgement of receipt for PO’s from suppliers
  • Ensure Suppliers’ deliveries on time
  • Follow-up of goods receipts
  • Input all purchase data in SAP.
  • Ensure the follow-up of purchase orders until complete reception and payment
  • Ensure rapid and correct validation of PO’s


  • A Degree in Engineering, Management or Social Sciences (preferably Supply Chain)
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies in the Supply Chain and in Operational functions will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable general knowledge and understanding of commercial, legal and insurance issues affecting the company in general.
  • Good command of English language and excellent communication skills.
  • 7 years work experience (preferably in Oil and Gas Industry) of which 3 should be in contract administration.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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