Buyer (9 September 2021) Finland

Scope (including main skills):


Within the Supply Chain Project Department, the Buyer is responsible to place orders of goods and services to reach Project objectives in term of quality, time schedule and cost.

The main mission of the Buyer is to (not limited to):

  • Analyze purchasing needs and evolutions of needs specifications,
  • Identify potential new Suppliers, locally and internationally,
  • Conduct the bidding process,
  • Lead the Contracts negotiation with Suppliers,
  • Coordinate interfaces with other departments (eg. engineering, construction, commissioning, project control, quality)
  • Analyze prices, propose alternatives, and leads Suppliers selection,
  • Analyze the offer conformity with the requirements and the expected Project performance,
  • Report on purchasing performance, time schedule and progress, and on the activity in general,
  • Respect the Supply Chain processes and procedures.

He/she reports to the leader of procurement or debuty


General and technical background expected:

Experience on engineering-procurement-construction-commissioning Project(s) would be good, not mandatory. Engineering background prefered


Skills required:

Experience in Purchasing

Experience in Negotiation



Analytical mind

Crosscultural oriented

Result oriented

Contractual knowledge (writing; negotiation...)


Languages (Level):

shall be fluent in speaking English, and shall be completely proficient in writing in English (able to write a Contract in English)


proficient in German and/or French and/or Finnish beneficial