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Job Family: Procurement
Updated At: April 23, 2018

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  • Responsible for negotiating procurement contracts and for improving the contracting process.
  • Lead the contract negotiations with suppliers for supply of goods and services to ensure contract terms providing the best business value for Weatherford
  • Engage with product line and support functions as and when required for approval of proposed contract changes
  • Manage and improve the overall contracting process in Romania
  • Collaborate with local legal department and global procurement function to develop new local contract template for low value, low risk contracts
  • Maintain the procurement contracts register, monitoring at all times periods of validity of procurement contracts and ensure compliance with global Weatherford contract storage requirements
  • Identify opportunities for value creation
  • Monitor and ensure suppliers’ compliance to contract terms
  • Monitor the procurement contracts. Ensure that all required parties agree with conditions agreed upon and the contracts are signed in accordance with the GOA/ Grant of Authority and internal procurement procedures.
  • Fulfil and comply with the requirements of laws specific for international trade, commercial contracts
  • Is accountable for the failure or improper fulfillment of the duties of the position.
  • Is accountable for the nonconformities occurred during the process of contracts conclusion and losses from his/ her fault.
  • Is accountable for the failure to comply with the procedures, requirements and obligations from its internal rules and Weatherford policies.


  • Cooperates with the representatives of all departments for a good understanding on the subject of the contract and the progress thereof
  • Identifies and communicates the nonconformities observed which may occur in the process of concluding the contracts with suppliers of goods and services


  • Completion of a graduate degree at University or Higher Business Education level in a related field e.g. Business Administration, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Law or similar disciplines
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant working experience in procurement and contracting, including a robust track record for contracting achievements and supplier negotiations
  • High level of experience negotiating commercial contract terms
  • Experience developing negotiation plans and leading negotiations
  • Prior experience working for a multi-national company
  • Advanced Procurement / Supply Chain certification preferred
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about purchasing and have excellent communication skills
  • Strong negotiator and know how to deal effectively with national and international suppliers
  • Result and people oriented – effective in working with colleagues and suppliers in and outside the company
  • Business fluent in speaking and writing English. Other European languages are an advantage.
  • Affinity with technical working environment and will need to get some understanding of the products and services of the relevant Product Service Lines
  • Analytical skills and understands Financial Fundamentals and Concepts
  • Project Management and Influencing skills
  • Understanding of Business Controls Policies, Processes and Procedures
  • Computer literate and self-sufficient working on computer. Experienced user of MS Office programs and ERP systems (JDE Procurement modules preferred)
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with only little or remote supervision

Have no-nonsense attitude and effective hands on problem solving skills