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Sourcing and Procurement
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Job title: Senior Buyer
Company: Technip Italy
Location: Rome
Job summary:
-Inquire (including sourcing as the case may be) and expedite the bids, negotiate & place purchase order (PO).
-Prepares the list of the Vendors to be inquired, checking also whether or not they are included in the Company’sapproved Vendors list / Project specific Client Vendors list, if any.  
–He/She is responsible for following up all actions necessary to qualify any Vendor before the order award if not yet qualified.
Reporting lines and interactions:
Hierarchically reports to: Purchasing Section Head.
Operationally reports to: Project Procurement Manager.
Directly supervises (operationally): He/She may supervise one or more Buyers
Key interactions (internally, externally):
Internally: Project Managers / Legal department / Contract Managers / Engineering / Logistic / Finance / Expediter / Inspector / Quality department / HSE Department / Administration.
Externally: Vendors.
The role and responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • He/She is responsible for fulfilling inquiring and purchasing activities properly and within the assigned schedule and budget.
  • Makes sure he/she has all the information necessary for issuing the inquiry.
  • He/She expedites the bids.
  • He/She is able to identify cost saving opportunities for the supplies he/she is responsible for
  • He/She acts as main contact point for Vendors included in the request for quotation he/she is involved in
  • He/She continuously liaise with engineering department to ensure the most effective purchasing process
  • Checks that the Particular Purchase Conditions, laid down for the Project, are wholly applicable to the specific case and, if not, reports the matter to the Project Procurement Manager.
  • Conducts negotiations with Vendors managing also Vendors’ commercial deviation.
  • He/She commercially aligns Vendors’ offers
  • Indicates, during negotiations and on the commercial tabulations, all the necessary information in a clear and well-defined manner to support the Vendor’s selection process
  • Prepares the purchase order documents in due time and in the most definite way possible.
  • Contributes to recover the amounts relevant to the back-charges already notified to the Vendors, according to the approved procedures.
Must have:
-Bachelor in Engineering - More than 5 years of experience in the position
- Fluent English
Nice to have:
-Professional qualification in purchasing

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