Rayong, Thailand

Lead Procurement (EPC)

 Job Description:

A Procurement Lead in EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) for Oil & Gas services plays a crucial role in ensuring successful project delivery.

Position: Lead Procurement

Type: Permanent

Working: 5 Days/Week

Location: Maptaphut, Rayong


  • Lead the procurement process for assigned EPC projects, including developing procurement plans, issuing Requests for Proposal (RFPs), evaluating bids, and negotiating contracts.
  • Manage procurement budget and ensure cost-effectiveness throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Oversee the selection, qualification, and management of vendors and suppliers.
  • Negotiate and finalize contracts with vendors, ensuring they meet all project requirements, terms, and conditions.
  • Manage contract administration, including monitoring performance, resolving disputes, and ensuring contract compliance.
  • Lead and manage a team of procurement professionals, delegating tasks, providing coaching, and fostering a collaborative work environment.
  • Ensure effective communication within the procurement team and with other project stakeholders.
  • Possess a strong understanding of oil and gas industry procurement practices, contracts, and Incoterms (International Commercial Terms).
  • Work closely with engineering and project teams to understand technical specifications and ensure procured materials and equipment meet project needs.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate procurement risks, developing contingency plans to address potential issues.
  • Effectively solve procurement challenges, ensuring timely delivery of materials and equipment within budget constraints.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Economics, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 7 years of experience in procurement, preferably within the Oil & Gas EPC sector.
  • Proven experience in leading and managing a procurement team.
  • Strong understanding of procurement principles, practices, and methodologies.
  • Excellent negotiation and contract management skills.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office and SAP Systems.
  • Project management skills, including budgeting, scheduling, and risk management.
  • Leadership and team management skills.
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Fluency in English, with the ability to work effectively with international suppliers (if applicable).
  Required Skills:

Bids Project Delivery Project Teams Industrial Engineering Contract Management Analytical Skills Gas Team Management Risk Management Interpersonal Skills Coaching Budgeting Specifications Procurement Negotiation Construction Vendors Materials Suppliers Scheduling Administration Project Management Microsoft Office Engineering Leadership Business English Communication Management