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Puma Energy Recruitment 2022/2023 Application


Puma Energy Recruitment: Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Puma Energy Recruitment 2022.

Puma Energy Recruitment 2022/2023 Application

Puma Energy Recruitment

Puma Energy is a global integrated midstream and downstream oil company active in close to 45 countries. Formed in 1997 in Central America, Puma Energy has since expanded its activities worldwide, achieving rapid growth, diversification and product line development. The company directly manages over 7,500 employees. Headquartered in Singapore, I has regional hubs in Johannesburg (South Africa), San Juan (Puerto Rico), Brisbane (Australia), and Tallinn (Estonia).

Puma Energy’s core activities in the midstream sector include the supply, storage and transportation of petroleum products. Puma Energy’s activities are underpinned by investment in infrastructure which optimises supply chain systems, capturing value as both asset owner and marketer of product. Puma Energy’s downstream activities include the distribution, retail sales and wholesale of a wide range of refined products, with additional product offerings in the lubricants, bitumen, LPG and marine bunkering sectors. Puma Energy currently has a global network of over 2,000 retail service stations. Puma Energy also provides a robust platform for independent entrepreneurs to develop their businesses, by providing a viable alternative to traditional market supply sources.

Job Title: Procurement Coordinator

Main Purpose:

  • Ensure the business has a timely supply of goods and materials it requires
  • Demonstrate value for money for the company in the country when money

is being spent with suppliers

  • Apply Puma Energy’s Procurement processes ensuring all necessary controls, approvals and reporting are carried out in the country

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, Operations and Monitoring
  • Work with regional and global procurement category managers to ensure all procurement activities (processing requisitions, creating purchase orders, spot purchases, tenders, negotiation, expediting supply, supply market intelligence, benchmark) related to his/her country are carried out to meet the business requirements
  • Proposes, negotiates, and ensures the appropriate Procurement Service Levels to the business within the country, including cost benefits objectives
  • Monitor and report Procurement KPIs which come from the FISP for his / her country (e.g. savings, number of tenders) to the General manager and the country management team
  • Is responsible for controlling the supplier’s payment terms under the Procurement scope
  • Leads initiatives pursuing optimization of the Total Cost of Ownership, establishing plans, directions, and controls
  • Perform price benchmark to ensure that Puma Energy prices are consistent or better than the market
  • Sourcing and Negotiation
  • Validates country targets and consolidates the country’s negotiations to ensure the best costs/benefits for the company
  • Lead multi-discipline teams in charge of negotiations for his / her country
  • Creatively explore different alternative approaches in negotiation agreements to achieve the greatest cost reduction for Puma Energy
  • Identify, propose and lead savings initiatives related to
  • Technical requirements (e.g. standardization, value engineering)
  • Volumes (e.g. consolidation / rationalization)
  • Vendors market (e.g. new vendors sourcing)
  • Price (e.g. payment terms, warranty, lump-sum, life cycle)
  • Work with Regional and Global category managers to implement regional and global negotiations within the country and evaluate the local impact of the company’s procurement policies
  • Propose, validate, initiate and follow up vendor qualification requests (KYC)
  • Build/maintain a network of contacts and develop strong and demanding country relationships with suppliers
  • Represents Puma Energy to suppliers, ensuring suppliers know what is expected of them and markets the opportunity for suppliers to supply Puma Energy.
  • Selecting suppliers and contracting
  • Define/propose short lists of vendors for RFP or for RFQ
  • Pilot and organize RFQ
  • Negotiate commercial terms of contracts
  • Ensures that the outcomes of negotiation are translated into contracts (Frame Agreements)
  • Cooperation with the Legal department for all contracts
  • Manage contracts/issues (e.g. vendors dispute, invoices, warranty) in close cooperation with stakeholders
  • Monitor and report on the contract’s performance and savings
  • Organize contract reviews during the execution of the contract/return on experience at the end of the contract
  • General Management
  • Be the primary point of contact for the country relating to all non-oil procurement activities supporting the general management team
  • Assure implementation of Procurement policies, programs, and procedures, and provide guidance and advice to the business and country management
  • Have a clear understanding of functional areas challenges and opportunities regarding Procurement matters to provide guidance and advice in decision-making processes
  • Understanding the main difference in business activities and processes at Puma Energy (e.g. Retail, Maintenance, Operations, Aviation, etc.)

Skills And Competencies

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering or Business
  • Recommendable Master degree
  • Ideally Oil & Gas industry experience in mid-stream and in multi-site retailing
  • Business acumen, capable of understanding business/marketing strategies
  • Min 5 years Procurement experience (Recommendable 2-3 years management experience and/or 2-3 years in operations or sourcing/supply chain role)
  • Ability to manage commercial relationships with Suppliers at the local level
  • Mature leadership and excellent organization, negotiation, and project management skills
  • Problem solver, team player, and can deal effectively with people who hold opposing views, tolerate conflicts and ambiguity
  • Communicates effectively, persuasive speaker, and is a good listener
  • Good knowledge of Finance for Project Evaluation
  • Basic functional expertise in ERP systems
  • Working knowledge of legal matters relating to Procurement
  • Able to accurately manage high levels of data
  • Demonstrates integrity and ethical working in line with the Puma Energy Code of Conduct
  • English required.

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  • Managing and carrying out Procurement activities across a wide range of categories and for all internal departments
  • Ensure regional and global category managers understand business requirements relevant to the country and that procurement strategy are fit for purpose for the country
  • Creatively explore different approaches in negotiation agreements to achieve the greatest cost reductions for Puma Energy
  • Align objectives with different functional areas, mainly with Operations, Maintenance, and Retail
  • Ensure appropriate Procurement Service Levels to the business within the country for the procurement process, quickly adapting to changes

Key Relationships and Department Overview:

Internal- Country General and Finance Managers, Country management team and their teams, Procurement category managers, Procurement functional leaders

How to Apply

Interested applicants should CLICK HERE to Apply

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