Company: Grupo Epalmo
Skills: Materials Management , Purchasing
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Luanda, Luanda Province, Angola
Status: Active

No location/work authorization restrictions found.


The person shall manage the Purchasing processes

-Prepare Contract Committee documents and participate with Métier Partners of the Product Line Head for the presentation of RTAs for no complex dossiers;

-Receive PRs coming from Métier Partners via the Head of service for Material Purchases;

-Analyze all Purchase Requisitions (PR) expressed by Métier Partners  to ensure that adequate material specification (to finalize S.O.W), budget authorizations and relative cost centers have been provided;

-Propose the bidder lists according to the nature of the requests;

-Group requisitions to reduce process costs, compile tender packages and organize call for tender / request for quotation, invitations to bid;

-Answer to tenderers' requests for clarification;

-Study, compare and evaluate offers in order to have the most economical and contractual advantageous conditions;

-Organize and lead negotiations with suppliers associated with award and performance of POs;

-Issue RTAs in Duet with Métier Partners in charge of the request;

-Establish corresponding contractual documents: purchase orders, etc,

-Ensure the follow-up of purchase orders until complete reception and payment;

oEnsure rapid and correct validation of PO's;

oEnsure reception of acknowledgement of receipt for PO's from suppliers;

oEnsure Suppliers' deliveries on time;

oFollow-up of goods receipt until affiliate's central warehouse;

oNegotiate and solve all changes leading to amendment from Métier Partners or suppliers/contractors;

oClarify discrepancies between material received and orders, if any with suppliers;

-Ensure the update of the suppliers database and the input of all purchase data in SAP;

-Use the e-sourcing tools;


The job holder shall handle the Compliance of the product line activities

-Applies and abides by the company's Contractual and Purchasing Policies and applicable laws and regulations, especially related to ethic and transparency

-Use of the purchasing documents and procedures to comply with the standards of the company and the agreements with the partners;

-Application and respect of the procedures in the tender process;

-Application of COMPANY's General Terms and Conditions for purchase of equipments especially as it concerns complex, high value, high risk equipments;

-Ensure the good administration and filing of all the purchasing documents and ensure that all approvals, justifications, circulation forms etc... are filed in line with the applicable procedures;

-Ensure that all purchasing activities meet audit requirements in order to minimize any potential partner/audit claims or court actions.


The Job holder shall adhere to the H3SE rules

-Set a personal example in adherence to COMPANY HSE procedures;

-Raise awareness and provide guidance with regard to the execution of the HSE rules, both for Company Staff and suppliers without detracting from supplier's legal obligations;

-Be in constant alignment with H3SE Company rules, Procedures, Instructions and applicable legislation;

-Take the necessary measures to avert immediate threat of danger. Exercising caution as necessary to avoid danger to persons and installations or avoid pollution;

-Participate actively in H3SE meetings, training sessions and drills and co-operate actively in the execution of H3SE plans;

-Report any incidents (Anomaly, unsafe acts, near miss, damage, injury, etc...) initiating corrective actions;

-Notify relevant staff on accidents, incidents and near-misses.

Qualifications/Experience required

C&P competencies

-Intermediate Purchasing competencies required

-C&P tools Intermediate certification required (particularly in SAP and BW)

-Basic Stocks Management & Transit competencies required


Qualification and background

-Diploma: Bac + 2 or recognized/certified experience equivalence

-Professional experience : minimum 5 years in Oil and Gas industry with a minimum of 3 years exposure on purchases of goods and equipment;

-Personal Abilities: Human Relations, Problem Solving and Planning / organizing / coordinating

-Other : knowledge of Field Operation material/equipment recommended

With 18 years of activity around the world, Grupo Epalmo, based in Porto, Portugal, is acknowledged in its own country and in the international markets for its competence, accuracy, professionalism and perseverance, being one of the major business groups experienced in Human Resources, Temporary Work, Professional Training, Consulting, Construction and Industrial Maintenance.


Grupo Epalmo has always followed a business dynamic focused on both clients and collaborators, and though mainly directed on the Energy, Industrial and Construction areas, it has been increasing its investments regarding the conquering of new and ambitious goals and markets.


Based always on a spirit of professionalism and supported by a technical and theoretical know-how, Grupo Epalmo, and its highly qualified and motivated teams, is the first to provide services with the aspiration to best serve the clients’ demands, with dedication and consideration.


Operating in more than 20 countries, including Angola, we provide our teams and specialists, for operators in the international energy sector, from Oil & Gas and industrial maintenance, to nuclear and construction.


Grupo Epalmo, Headquarters;

Rua S. Lourenco 12 1 Sala 1 e 6
Apartado 1120
4446 – 909 Ermesinde – Portugal
Tel: (+351) 229 773 650
Fax: (+351) 229 733 544


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