Buyer/Senior Buyer

Vega Consultants AS
Buyer/Senior Buyer


On behalf of our client, we are looking for a Buyer to be responsible for procurement plans and strategies for minor and major equipment packages. 



  • Establish project procurement strategies for equipment packages
  • Source and recommend suppliers in Norway and worldwide who are capable of providing technical solutions and equipment required
  • Initiate quotations for technical packages both locally and overseas. 
  • Undertake the negotiation of purchase contracts, follow-up, schedule, ensure quality standards are met and expedite deliveries
  • Co-operate with construction, support functions, engineering and others
  • Review and process claims against suppliers for unsatisfactory materials or equipment
  • Investigate trends in materials and supply prices, recommend the timing and quantity of purchases and establish economical purchase quantities
  • Educate other functions in the organization in the actions required of a professional supply chain, operating within the various projects
  • Attend weekly project meetings and liaise with project personnel in the forward ordering of supplies where lead time is critical
  • Prepare detailed financial analysis in support of alternative purchasing strategies




  • 3 – 10 yrs. in SCM/Procurement or related field, with specific experience from EPCI and EPCM projects
  • Experience in purchasing engineered equipment and contract services, preferably in an engineering environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain workplace relationships
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel and Word. You will also be working in IFS, but previous experience with this is not a requirement. 

This is a 1-year contract, and the client would like the candidate to start as soon as possible. As a consultant with us, you will receive competitive compensation and regular follow-up throughout your assignment. 

If this sounds like your next assignment, then we look forward to receiving your CV. For question regarding the role, please contact Leah Jespersen on 413 32 939. 








Grethe Borg
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