Team Lead – Purchasing at Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Limited


Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Limited, a leading international player in marine services, Bourbon offers to the most demanding oil & gas clients worldwide a full line of innovative, safe, high performance and new generation vessels and an expanded offer of offshore oil & gas services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Team Lead – Purchasing (M / F)

Location: Onne Base, Rivers
Contract Type: Permanent Contract

Roles and Responsibilities
The objective of this role will be to:

  • To coordinate the Purchasing Team and team activities to support the company operations
  • International and Local purchasing for Bourbon Affiliate vessels operating in Nigeria, provide supplies and services as per purchase requests received in a timely and controlled manner in accordance with relative procedures
  • To coordinate manual purchase requests and Task assistant requests from the applicable locations


  • To plan, organize and manage the purchasing team from the request/spec to the delivery onboard the vessels.
  • To set up, organize and manage the purchase follow-up process
    and the processes to optimize and simplify the purchase orders flow.
  • To process invoicing as required.
  • Obtain competitive quotations from BINL Suppliers.
  • Ensure local suppliers products and services match.
  • Seek approvals from budget holders and issue PO’s or direct the issuance of PO’s.
  • Receipt or receive in Oracle to close orders.
  • Maintain accurate up to date status of Purchase Request and all Purchase orders.
  • Close open NC’s with suppliers with corrective action.
  • To ensure the follow-up of the strategy set up within the organization.
  • To ensure the follow up of weekly review with the ship managers.
  • To lead/manage the team by supporting the team, follow-up meetings, system training, performance appraisal, motivate and integrate within the team.
  • Follow up on track and trace report.
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Qualifications, Skills and Experiences

  • A Bachelor’s Degree / Higher National Diploma in Purchasing / Supply Chain Management
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in a related field will be an added advantage
  • Proven knowledge or skill with ERP System and Microsoft Office Package

Required Competencies:

  • Budgeting
  • Business Management
  • Risk Management
  • Stress Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Inventory and Storage
  • Logistics
  • Purchasing
  • Sourcing and Tendering
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Negotiation
  • Networking


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership or managerial capacity working within a multinational Marine or Oil and Gas organization


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply



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