Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Sourcing Specialist for a global Oil & Gas Service Provider. This is permanent position based in Aberdeen.

Reporting to the Sourcing Manager you will be expected to work closely with the Operations, Procurement, Contracts and Quality teams.


Develops, communicates, and implements medium and long term sourcing strategies with the goal of assuring quality and delivery performance while minimising total cost of ownership
Consolidates needs (key portfolio figures, need types , internal constraints)
Performs upstream market analysis (market characteristics, key factors, trends)
Assesses risks and identifies mitigation plans
Participates in the evaluation of current and prospective Suppliers
Identifies cost elements and cost drivers, and sets cost targets
Proposes future sourcing positioning and sets objectives
Defines the short list of Preferred Suppliers for every assigned category
Provides support for the implementation of the different sourcing plans up to supplier, process and part qualifications; monitors plan implementation compliance with the sourcing strategy
Identifies opportunities and implements actions to continually reduce wasted time, money and resources from assigned tasks
Initiate and execute regional RFP / RFQ and RFI based on business requirements
Prepares and manages negotiations in accordance with sourcing strategy.
Ensures negotiated agreements are properly executed and complied with.
Perform all tasks of supplier management for the assigned portfolio of suppliers as per company Procurement & Sourcing policies and standards

Skills & Experience

Bachelor or Master Degree in Supply Chain
Experience within a Supply Chain environment
Fluent in English and knowledge of a second major language would be advantage
You must demonstrate good leadership and management skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to negotiate complex commercial agreements
Integrity in business dealings
You must be analytical and structured and be able to influence change

Only those with the right to work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.

Established in 1981, Raeburn has more than 34 years’ experience supporting our clients in the UK and international Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical Industries.




Raeburn is built upon a solid foundation of experience and genuine hands on appreciation of our client’s project and operational developments - from the very first generation of UKCS offshore platforms to onshore refineries, tension leg platforms, pipeline and subsea completions, deep water projects, FPSO developments and de-commissioning projects, Raeburn have effectively supported our clients at all stages of their UKCS and international upstream and downstream projects and operational requirements with qualified and experienced multi-disciplined personnel.




Our combined knowledge of worldwide Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical projects both onshore and offshore, operations and standards, our unmatched professional technical and commercial recruitment experience, pay-rolling services, access to one of the world’s largest Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical specific databases, and our proven experience in the fields of international Visa, Work Permits, Payroll and Taxation management, ensures that Raeburn are best placed to support our clients with their recruitment needs, and provide support and advice on industry related matters.




Raeburn are fully committed to supporting our clients with all their recruitment and on-boarding requirements, and have the scalable structure, experience and dedication to provide a high quality, unrivalled and professional services enhancing efficiency and adding value to our clients’ businesses.




Raeburn have an outstanding track record of delivery for the Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical industry’s major operators, service companies and contractors at all stages of their developments both in the UK and internationally. We are aware of the ever changing recruitment market and the need to ensure we are pro-active in the delivery of recruitment services provided to our clients, specifically in terms of legislation, technology and contractual demands.




Raeburn’s growing success is built upon our knowledge and expertise within the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical industries delivering the very highest of standards and reliability in sourcing the very best talent available in the market. Raeburn’s management and our teams of dedicated recruitment professionals are committed entirely to delivery and support for our clients now and in the future.