Category Buyer - E&I


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About this role

About this role

Our client is looking for a Category Buyer who will be responsible for E&I procurement.

Role would be a renewable contract position, based at their offices in Monaco and supporting their FPSO projects.

Responsible for procuring Electrical and Instrumentation Spares and services - in accordance with the specification provided, at the best possible price and at the required time for all

Maintain records as required by the internal and external procedures and regulations

Analyze the technical requirements of the purchase request and ensure that these requirements are met throughout the supply process, including the coordination of the acceptance tests, QA/QC documentation review, etc

Prepare the Requests for Quotation (RFQ) in accordance with the PIRs. The RFQs shall include all technical, commercial and quality requirements

Source, coordinate qualification and select suitable suppliers, manufacturers and vendors

Compile approved vendor lists and perform vendor audits as required

Issue the RFQs to the selected suppliers

Expedite and obtain suitable quotations and to co-ordinate technical clarifications and communications during bidding. Negotiate with suppliers and obtain the best price for goods and services

Review quotations and issue the cost comparison sheets when required

Prepare the purchase recommendations

Issue the Purchase Requisition (PRs) and expedite the approval process

Prepare and issue the Purchase Order (POs)

Coordinate with freight forwarder to expedite deliveries

Prepare weekly progress report on purchasing activities (PIR, RFQ, PR and PO status)



  • Technician/engineer specialized in E&I or University degree or equivalent, with strong technical skills/experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in technical services and goods purchasing, preferably with an oil and gas industry
  • Knowledge of materials import/export procedures and regulations
  • Electrical/Instrument expertise/background
  • Familiar with purchasing regulations and legislation in the country of operation
  • Familiar with materials administration and purchasing systems, preferably AMOS and MS applications
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Ability to travel internationally including offshore

Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

Start applying immediately

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Matthew Duane is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Matthew Duane
Brunel Energy UK Manchester

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