Project Procurement Advisor


About this role

About this role

We’re hiring Project Procurement Advisor, for a leading MNC to join their growing team. This position is based out in Bangalore.

  • Tasks and Responsibilities – Development Phase;
  • Define and select strategies such as Project Execution, Contracting/Sub-contracting Strategy, and Materials Management Strategies;
  • Drive development and endorsement of formal Materials Management deliverables;
  • Compile project equipment list and major subcontract list, with associated commercial strategies, aligned bidder(s) lists, target schedules for bid and award, and key evaluation criteria;
  • Finalize Long Lead Equipment (LLE) list and procurement schedule, incorporating considerations such as lead time, construction sequence or early vendor data needs;
  • Drive alignment discussions with project, operations to define spare parts procurement strategy and roles and responsibilities;

Develop early Project logistics and field materials management strategies, including:

  • Early considerations for critical or heavy haul equipment packages;
  • Regulatory requirements for customs clearance, import licensing, etc.;
  • Early Project Materials Management strategy, including scope and resourcing strategy;
  • Participate in formal project planning engagements, including Stage 2 alignment discussion and IPR, as applicable, representing equipment procurement and subcontracting;
  • Facilitate and/or provide input to bid/contract development (Coordination Procedures, Pre-Selects, Project Source List, evaluation criteria). Support evaluation of procurement and subcontracting content within contractor proposals, including assessment of Procurement capabilities and resource / organizational plan;
  • Lead efforts to obtain and communicate global market Intel and project sourcing best practices to project team; engage with EM Global Procurement (Equipment & Materials, Global Sourcing, etc. to support);
  • Develop initial and updated Project Supplier List (PSL), including consideration of both global and site-based suppliers to drive project cost and execution efficiency;
  • As required, lead execution of Long Lead Equipment (LLE) purchase commitments in addition to facilitate contract execution of early service contracts (studies, etc.);
  • Support Project cost estimate development by stewarding process to obtain functional market data / supplier budgetary quotations based upon updated specifications.

Tasks and Responsibilities – Execution Phase

  • Oversee of subcontracting activities (including ancillary service scopes), from bid list development, bidder qualification and contract award thru closeout, as applicable
  • As formal Materials Management Stage 3 Deliverable, update Project Materials Management Plan as applicable. Liaise with Project Materials Management Coordinator as applicable
  • Finalize project equipment list and major subcontract list, including associated commercial strategies, aligned bidder(s) lists, schedules for bid and award, and key evaluation criteria
  • Facilitate award of LLE packages and novation / assignment as applicable
  • Ensure Project team is ready for execution of full equipment list upon Project Full Funding; key oversight areas include:
  • o Final review of procurement, expediting, logistics and field MM plans and procedures
  • o Assurance of alignment with endorsed schedule for equipment packages
  • o Final review of RFQ documents and terms and conditions
  • o Assurance of supplier qualification efforts to finalize package bid lists, as applicable
  • o Ensuring procurement, logistics and field MM resources are effectively staffed for execution
  • Oversee execution of procurement activities for full slate of equipment list, from package preparation to bidding, evaluation, award, expediting, logistics execution and delivery to site
  • For RC contracts, monitor commercial competitiveness of negotiations with suppliers and adherence to delivery schedule, including participation in bid clarification meetings, negotiations and progress updates with suppliers
  • Escalate supplier performance issues to Category Management and Project Team with potential significant impact to project execution
  • Leverage relationships with supplier community and Category Management to escalate and mitigate order execution issues in a timely and effective manner

    Remain continuously engaged with key disciplines such as Engineering, Quality and site/major PPA to ensure all cross-functional awareness of status and issue mitigation efforts

    Ensure proactive vetting and procurement of spare parts and vendor documentation expediting

    As required, monitor logistics progress and compliance by Contractor

    Regularly engage with Global Procurement network regarding industry trends, lessons learned and commercial opportunities

    Oversee execution of subcontracting activities including bid list development and coordinate with site/major PPA to support field subcontractor management and subcontract closeout

    Ensure effective closeout of Procurement activities, as applicable:

  • o Compilation of all vendor data
  • o Final payment to supplier and PO closeout
  • o Transfer of PO Warranties to Operations
  • Capture Lessons Learned for communication to Global Projects Procurement and Global Projects Company



  • Minimum 8 years of experience with Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology;
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and Leadership skills;
  • Possess global exposure and ability to work with international clients;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software suite (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint);
  • Proficient in ERP system;
  • Able to work in an evolving and fast-paced environment and adjust to multiple priorities and timelines.



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Brunel India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Brunel Holding Group Company (Brunel Intl. N.V.) 12,000+ specialists, 100+ offices worldwide, 40+ countries, close to €1 billion (Revenue 2020). The Energy Division of Brunel Group comprehensively provides manpower services for Upstream Oil & Gas, Downstream Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power Generation, Mining & Resources, Civil Engineering, Automotive, Rail, Life Sciences, Finance, Legal and ICT. Our core services are Pay Rolling, Contract Hire and Direct Hire services for major Operating companies and EPC contractors.

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Pravallika Mohankumar
Brunel Energy India Mumbai

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