Job Alert at BW Offshore

Job Alert at BW Offshore

Job Category: Engineering, Oil and Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Experience: 10 year(s)

Location: Nigeria

BW Offshore is a leading global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry, with an operating fleet of 16 FPSOs and one FSO. The company has an excellent track record on project execution and operations, with more than 30 years of experience. The company is represented in the major oil regions world-wide, with presence across Asia Pacific, Americas, Europe and West Africa. BW Offshore is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and is part of the BW Group, one of the world’s largest maritime groups.

Contracts and Procurement Manager

Contract: 2 years

Job Description

The position is managerial and independent of daily supervision from line manager. This means that the position holder will plan and execute the tasks, and day to day work on an independent basis.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

The Contracts and Procurement Manager has the following responsibility and key tasks:

Actively pursues the development and implementation of contracting & procurement practices, standards and forms to meet the objectives of the Company
Acquire supplier market knowledge and maintain supplier relations as required
Plans, organizes, directs and controls the contracting and procurement function
Responsible for the management of Procurement Activities such as Purchasing, Expediting, Logistics and Material Handling
Develop and implement Contracting and Procurement Strategy
Implementing Client Contract requirements and ensure flow downs into Contracting Plan and Procurement Strategy
Provide regular status and progress reporting (Procurement Milestone Plan, etc.)
Manage a team of Purchasers, Expeditors, Contract Administrators and Logistics Coordinators on contracting and procurement activities, including but not limited to sourcing, bidding, evaluation, expediting, etc
Performs contracting and procurement activities in accordance with the contracting and procurement practices and standards published in the Company Management System and the established Contracting Plan and Procurement Strategy
Performs contracting and procurement duties including key responsibility for negotiations
Ensure adequate staffing and provide general supervision to functional staff, ensuring their career development and training
Maintains total responsibility for the complete contracting and procurement function and reports operationally to Project Management and General Operations Management and functionally to SVP Supply Chain
Contribute ideas for improvement of best practices
Liaise with other internal stakeholders (Finance, Legal, Business Development, Estimating, Engineering, Operations Manager, General Operations Management, etc.)
Establish service and frame agreements in Nigeria
Other duties as assigned
The above tasks shall apply to all phases of BWO’s business process (Client Tender Phase and Project Execution Phase). In addition, the following shall apply for Contract and Procurement Managers within Operations:

Visit local operation offices/shore base on a regular basis in order to ensure unified procurement processes worldwide
Contribute with input to life cycle cost considerations
Other duties as required to comply with requirements from Offshore Units and/or local regulations


Possess a degree or equivalent experience
Typically requires 10 years of relevant experience, primarily in the area of contracting and procurement
Good understanding and knowledge of the technical, contractual and commercial issues related to design and engineering of Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading vessels
Experience in offshore oil and gas industry is an advantage


Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Fluent in oral and written English language
Team player and meticulous to details
Excellent leadership and decision-making skills


The position is located at BW Offshore in Lagos with temporary assignments at local operations offices or Units if so required. The position requires flexibility in order to reach goal

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