Company: Wood
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Brunei Darussalam

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting a Supply Chain Manager to join our team in Brunei.

Successful applicants will be responsible for the leadership, management, supervision and guidance of the day to day activities for delivery of the Supply Chain scope. This scope will cover deliverables, planning, option selection and economic reviews. This is an end to end rejuvenation scope and as such will involve interfacing with other disciplines, planning, construction, procurement, and client operations.
  • Manage the supply chain process for large international construction projects , including material and equipment buyout planning and scheduling, Vendor / Supplier identification and vetting, solicitation, evaluation, award, staging, packing, labeling, documentation and insurance, air / ocean / overland shipping, logistics and freight forwarding, export / import documentation and clearance, expediting, supplier quality surveillance delivery to / receipt on job site and on site material management
  • Manage the supply chain work process for each project and reporting the status of these multiple functions to senior project management and clients
  • Plan, organize and direct the activities of buyers, contracts administrators, expeditors, inspectors, shipping and logistics staff, freight forwarders and technical and commercial support staff, for the supply of necessary materials, equipment and construction services, in accordance with the project's standards, specifications and construction schedules
  • Is fully engaged in the process construction industry; thoroughly familiar with methods of shipping, freight forwarders, carriers and shipping lines, domestic and international port regulations, knows all price levels, competitive forces, and legislative rulings that affect these sectors of the marketplace; Sets strategy for delivering organizational services to maximize volume and earnings growth while providing certainty in execution
  • Review and provide recommendations so that the organization spreads risk and performs to meet its contractual obligations
  • Provide risk analysis for specific purchase orders and subcontracts relative to the potential financial impact
  • Interface with industry executives to ensure that the organization is offering the value added solutions within the market place
  • Recommend the addition, dismissal, development, promotion and reassignment of personnel
  • Establishe procurement and subcontracting policies, procedures, and guidelines with special emphasis on maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards
  • Coordinate procurement and subcontracting activities to ensure that the full utilization of the organization's procurement and subcontracting power is achieved through the possible combinations of purchases and contracts
  • Maintain a constant awareness of current and future market conditions that may affect the supply price or delivery of equipment, materials and subcontracted performance
  • Participate with responsible parties to ensure that all claims for and against suppliers or subcontractors are settled amicably and without delay
  • Oversee measured approach to asset acquisition and utilization in line with corporate interests, long range planning and project needs; Provides for the analysis of profitability of owned vs. leased equipment (Make or Buy) and initiates appropriation requests within established budgets and monetizes non - profitable assets
  • Interface with Estimating, Design Integration, Project Delivery, and Project Controls groups to support seamless and effective bidding and execution
  • Provide information and counsel to senior management on market trends, commodity cost drivers and cost control strategies
  • Manage and monitor profiles of supply market and key suppliers (includes both current and potential suppliers)
  • Lead Procurement Initiatives / Strategic Sourcing Projects including development of all required documentation such as Requests for Information, Requests for Qualifications and Requests for Proposals

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Commerce, Construction Management, or Engineering preferred
  • 15 plus years Supply Chain management experience in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Industry
  • Solid understanding of domestic and international purchasing and subcontracting
  • Solid understanding of construction industry
  • Fully knowledgeable and experienced in the means, processes and methods needed to successfully construct the materials management program for the project
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to prepare and make presentations to project and external groups and stakeholders
  • Excellent computer literacy skills and skills in MS Office Suite
  • Strong leadership and decision making skills
  • Exceptional negotiation skills
  • Experience working on international projects
  • Project experience working under Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) a plus
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a diverse team environment, juggle multiple assignments and deliver in a targeted timeframe and budget
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; strong interpersonal and technical skills and a professional demeanor

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.