Fleet Contract & Procurement Officer Job in NLNG

REF: NSML/2015/003

Location: NSML Head Office-Port Harcourt

  • Manage the purchasing process and guarantee the economic congruity of the materials and the services supplied within the NLNG Ship Management Limited (NSML) managed vessels.
  • Ensure competitive and favourable procurement contracts with all suppliers and the negotiation and execution of long-term procurement contracts for key consumables and oversight of the daily purchasing operations.

The duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Establish, maintain and review procurement performance management system and procurement balanced scorecard.
  • Define contract performance evaluation criteria and monitor contract performance. Implement supplier relationship management plans and monitor progress/improvement
  • Process vessel requisition and select vendor. Also, process quotes and sealed vendor as well as create and issue purchase orders. Confirm delivery time/location (items and conditions with supplier /logistics provider/warehouse/agent/vessel, and confirm delivery onboard.
  • Define a clear strategy for supply groups to be brought under contract. Qualify supply sources and delivery locations. Establish /renew frame agreements.
  • Define policies and operating principle for competitive sourcing, policies and operation principle for delivery management and logistic services sources during contract life cycle.
  • Qualify competitive supply source and integrate sourcing data in business system. Facilitate efficient quote comparison and benchmarking.

The Person

The right candidate should:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree obtained at a minimum of Second Class Upper Division (2.1) with a minimum of 5 years’ post-graduation experience, out of which at least 3 years should have been spent in Contracts and Procurements (C&P), preferably in the oil and gas or shipping industry.


  • Possess a minimum of Class II Certificate of Competency (foreign going) in Marine Navigation or Engineering.
  • Membership of The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) UK or Nigeria, or Institute of Supply Management (ISM) US or its equivalent at a diploma or certified level is an advantage.
  • Experience in shipping procurement and understanding of vessel management procurement systems would be an added advantage.
  • Good commercial skills, customer focus and mindset.
  • Good communication, negotiating and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter, with a good track record of delivery.
  • Have an understanding of Health, Safely and Environment (HSE) issues and commitment to HSE excellence.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English as a business and contract language.
  • Not be more than 35 years as at 31st December 2015.


Method of Application

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae ONLY as on attachment to: nsml.recruitment@nlng.com stating the Position REF as e-mail subject.

The curriculum vitae MUST be formatted in the order listed below:

  • Full Name (Surname First)
  • Date Of Birth
  • Age
  • State Of Origin
  • Sex
  • Marital Status
  • Contact Address
  • Telephone Number
  • E-Mail Address
  • Higher Institution(S) Attended With Dates
  • Course Of Study
  • Class Of Degree
  • Previous Work Experience
  • Referees


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Any false information provided during or after the application process will lead to the outright disqualification of such candidate(s).


Closing Date: 17/02/2015