Procurement Manager

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Procurement / Supply Chain
Position Type
Fixed Term

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Procurement Manager to join our team to be based in Baku Azerbaijan with the period of about 12 months. In this role you will be assigned to control as part of the PMC (integrated) team (IPMT) the Procurement / Materials Management function of the EPC Contractors. Ensures Company's commercial interest is maintained during the execution of the Contract. Monitors and covers EPC Contractor's compliance with the contract at all times.



  • Control and comment all Procurement / Materials Management activities for the assigned EPC Work Package
  • Review EPC Contractors' Procurement / Materials Management Plans and material responsibility matrix for the Work Package
  • Ensure that the appropriate material management systems are implemented
  • Ensure Work Package - specific material management procedures and requirements (including Material Control and Planning and Supplier Quality Surveillance) are complied with
  • Interact with the EPC Contracts Manager, EPC Project Manager, Discipline Leads and Company to meet Project objectives through alignment sessions, to ensure effective cross ­ discipline communication
  • Responsible to review and recommend submission for any changes affecting materials on the EPC Work Package
  • Provide any mentoring to the Procurement / Materials Management Team, and unify the team to ensure it is moving in a common direction, consistent with the overall Project objectives
  • Ensure effective cross - discipline communications, and address and track the needs, requirements and issues for the EPC Work Package
  • Ensure that Contract requirements are implemented into Project Procurement / Materials Management plans and procedures
  • Review  EPC  Contractor's  material  control  plans  and  procedures,  and  Material  Take - Off schedules
  • Review EPC Contractor's review Project expediting plans and strategies, which support Project schedule objectives
  • Review EPC Contractors' SQS inspection plans
  • Review EPC Contractor's Procurement / Materials Management procedures and sourcing strategies
  • Review Project logistics plans and strategies as may be prepared by the Logistics Manager
  • Review  field  material  management  plans  and  procedures,  including  site  material  control, warehousing and surplus disposition as prepared by EPC Contractor, with the Work Package Construction Manager
  • Ensure that appropriate strategies are developed, Project objectives are achieved, potential issues are identified and corrective actions are completed
  • Interface with Engineering on the topics of Vendor List, change management, expediting of vendor data and prompt return of same
  • Prepare weekly and monthly Procurement / Materials Management progress reports and provide input into Project reports

Skills / Qualifications

  • Basic qualification: Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Sciences
  • Minimum industrial experience: 20 years
  • Experience in similar position: 10 years
  • Experience in PMC / EPC organisations in the field of refinery / petrochemicals industries and must have handled procurement of plant and machinery and materials management for major projects of value not less than US$500 million each
  • Experience in all aspects of procurement/materials management as related to typical projects undertaken by Wood, including the use of computerised systems
  • Ability to interface with Company's procurement / materials management personnel and to contribute to overall Project Management
  • Good verbal and written skills (English)
  • Ability to evaluate, prioritize, organize and delegate work schedules

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 40,000 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.


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