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Procurement Supervisor

Procurement Supervisor

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Department / Discipline 
Procurement / Supply Chain
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Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Procurement Supervisor to work on the engineering and project management services for an Unconventional Gas Development Program in Saudi Arabia. We are committed to managing the program from our Al-Khobar office where the project management team will be based for the duration of the contract. This represents an excellent development opportunity for individuals interested to work in Saudi Arabia, with most assignments expected to be for at least one year’s duration with the opportunity of further extension for the right candidates.


We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in 3 different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas development program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


  • Work on Procurement Procedures and Work Practices
  • Maintain the Project Procurement Execution Plan
  • Work with Licensors, Clients, and Wood secrecy agreements
  • Update and maintain Project Supplier Lists
  • Check that supervised personnel carry out assigned duties in accordance with job descriptions
  • Input all progress data to Material Management System and ensure these are up-to-date
  • Develop contacts with Suppliers' personnel. Maintain the respect of Suppliers and their representatives by adherence to code of conduct and business ethics, corporate policies, procedures and work practices
  • Maintain awareness of the materials supply situation including area sources, price levels and current deliveries. Advise the Commodity Purchasing Manager and / or Manager Purchasing of possible new sources of supply
  • When requested contribute to current and projected price and delivery trends
  • When requested carry out spare parts co-ordination activities in accordance with the Project Procurement Execution Plan
  • When requested by Commodity Purchasing Manager attend monthly cross project commodity meetings

Skills / Qualifications

  • Education to A-level standard, preferably with Business or Engineering knowledge
  • Degree in Business or Engineering (or similar), whilst MCIPS would be beneficial
  • Minimum 10 years’ working experience on Oil and Gas projects for a general Engineering Service Contractor
  • Project purchasing experience
  • Direct purchasing on a global basis
  • Ability to prepare negotiation strategies / techniques and participate / lead negotiations
  • Good knowledge of project procurement execution (start to finish)
  • Good knowledge of Oil and Gas supply chain or related supply chain

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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