Procurement Specialist Zoetermeer Zuid-Holland

Procurement Specialist
Soort dienstverband: Detachering
Sector: Olie en gas
Salarisklasse: vanaf €4500,-
Vacaturenummer: O210159
Lennaert van Zon
+31646007522 Interesse in deze vacature?


Position summary

  • Primary focal point for the indirects category procurement
  • Responsible for the implementation of the overall regional procurement strategy for drilling and projects
  • Responsible for the management and workload structuring of the Procurement Coordinator(s)
  • Responsible for ensuring all required purchase orders/service orders are created in a timely, professional and ethical manner, administered in accordance with Company’s procedures and governance
  • Responsible for minimizing Neptune’s exposure to commercial and/or contractual risks
  • Responsible for ensuring the on-time availability of goods and services as required by the Neptune business
  • Responsible for continuous process improvement of goods and services procurement

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Champion HSEQ in all Supply Chain Management activities and practices
  • Responsible for the development of SCM&L NL specific procurement strategies and planning in conjunction with key stakeholders
  • Responsible for regular interactions with key stakeholders in identifying business needs, building relationships and promoting the benefits of early procurement involvement
  • Manage the procurement process from the expression of the needs (including its review/challenge) to the issuance of a purchase/service order
  • Source goods and services and perform RFQ in compliance with internal procedures
  • Lead complex or high value negotiations in the RFQ process in collaboration with internal key stakeholders
  • Issue complex or high value purchase/service orders using Neptune’s ERP system
  • Responsible for the timely issue of change orders and handling invoice queries
  • Support internal customers by maintaining a proper administration of purchase orders and service orders and their related documents
  • Ensure efficient expediting/progress follow up, provide feed-back on the delivery status of goods and/or services ordered
  • Providing feed-back on the delivery status of goods and/or services ordered
  • Handle queries from suppliers or internal customers
  • Maintain positive working relationships with strategic suppliers to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met
  • Responsible for ensuring integrity and efficiency of the P2P process
  • Responsible for registering, validating and reporting procurement savings achieved
  • Responsible for cooperation with the Logistics Manager on process improvement and compliance of received goods and services
  • Manage and coordinate corrective actions for registered non-conformities on goods and services
  • Implement and maintain supplier corrective actions and supplier performance management plans
  • Responsible for corrective actions on procurement process nonconformity
  • Ensure enforcement of defined procurement policies and of supplier relationship principles and associated guidelines and code of conduct
  • Liaise with contract specialist/advisor on opportunities for consolidation or favourable contract terms
  • Ensure proper feedback to and alert contract specialists/advisors regarding contract management and supplier relationship issues
  • Contribute to functional supplier performance assessment for suppliers
  • Expected to work on other categories when required, must maintain working knowledge of operations and indirect procurement strategies and planning


An international company active as an operator in the on- and offshore oil & gas industry. Currently active mainly in the North Sea from the offices in the Netherlands with a strong ambition to grow. In order to realize this growth ambition, an environment is created where top talents and entrepreneurship are stimulated.


Selectum brings clients and technicians together. We do this for temporary and permanent contracts. We have a wide experience in guiding highly skilled technical professionals coming from abroad to start working in the Netherlands. We will assist you through all kinds of issues like legislation, permit, requirements and housing. Our motto is "Making it work together!". This is the basis for a long-term cooperation and and we are happy to support you and your career. We offer you a competitive salary within the sector and, in addition, we pay out an annual profit sharing and we never forget your birthday!


  • Degree qualification in e.g. supply chain management, law, business, engineering or equivalent discipline
  • A minimum of 10 years practical experience in a strategic procurement role
  • Demonstrable experience in oil and gas industry procurement for operations and indirect categories
  • Ideally professionally qualified with a relevant professional body i.e. CIPS, NEVI+
  • Good understanding of contractual terms and conditions. Working knowledge of Dutch law
  • Excellent skills in planning and organization, able to effectively indicate goals and priorities and the time, actions and resources required to be able to achieve the defined goals
  • Experience in managing junior resources in an international Contracting and Procurement environment
  • Team player, able to collaborate with others for a common purpose
  • Independent with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Fluent in the English and preferably the Dutch language
  • Experience in supplier relationship and performance management
  • Extensive knowledge of information systems such as SAP and Contract Management Systems and expert user of tools and systems to support different activities (e-sourcing, Office, FPAL, Supplier Catalogues, etc.) as applicable


Are you interested to know more about this challenging position? And are you a Procurement Specialist with experience in oil and gas, especially in the upstream sector? Please click the apply button and send us your resume. For any further information you can contact us via or call Lennaert van Zon, +31 70 324 28 00.

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070 – 324 28 00