Project Procurement Coordinator – Hoofddorp

Project Procurement Coordinator – Hoofddorp


Bluewater is a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems (SPM) and operator of Floating Production Storage and Offloading units (FPSO). Since its foundation in 1978, Bluewater has built a technological lead specialising in design, development, lease and operation of tanker-based production and storage systems, and has become a leading provider of innovative Single Point Mooring systems.

Bluewater currently owns and operates a number of Floating Production Storage and Offloading Systems (FPSOs): the Glas Dowr, the Aoka Mizu, the Bleo Holm, the Hæwene Brim and Munin.


As Project Procurement Coordinator you are responsible for providing project procurement services in a sound and ethical, professional, economically advantageous, timely and cost effective manner.

You will be part of the project team and manage all procurement related issues of purchasing, expediting, inspection and logistics in line with the project requirements. As such you will lead a team of purchaser(s), expeditor(s) and transport and logistic experts.

After project award you prepare a Project Procurement Plan and act as the focal point within the project for all procurement related issues. You establish project specific terms & conditions, when required, in conjunction with Legal Department.

During the entire project you are responsible to negotiate and ensure the best possible deal with suppliers.

You ensure to prepare and issue Request for Quotations (RFQ’s), obtain quotations from suppliers, perform technical and commercial bid evaluations in close conjunction with the project team.

Furthermore you prepare commercial bid tabulations and organize and chair pre-award/clarification meetings with suppliers. You arrange and coordinate tender board meetings to seek approval for purchase order award and thereafter finalize purchase orders for contract award.

You manage all progress commercial issues with suppliers during manufacturing in close liaison with the assigned procurement team and other involved disciplines and ensure timely delivery to site or client.
You manage all conflicts and default situations with suppliers in close conjunction with the Section Head Procurement and Project Manager.

You coordinate visits of suppliers to site location(s) for commissioning, repair and warranty activities. You prepare a purchasing close-out report for all projects and when required organize close-out meetings with suppliers.


A persuasive entrepreneur with excellent negotiating skills, with strong planning, commercial and communication skills.

Furthermore you:
– Have a Bachelor’s degree (technical or commercial)
– At Over 10 years of commercial experience within the Oil and Gas Industry
– Have experience in complex multi-disciplinary projects.
– Thorough knowledge of INCOTERMS and Logic terms Terms and Conditions
– Fluent in English both written and spoken
– You solve complex (abstract) issues for which helicopter view, in-depth expert knowledge and good understanding of the customer’s business (context) are necessary.


What we offer:
– a fulltime/40 hours per week position within an international environment
– besides a competitive salary, you will receive a 13th month, holiday allowance and travel allowance
– 29 days of paid holiday annually and the opportunity to purchase 10 additional holidays annually
– the opportunity to take part in our collective health insurance scheme
– a good pension scheme of which we pay the complete pension contribution
– different activities which are very divers and always voluntary, for example playing sports, CPC run, friday drinks, quiz night, Sail day and our annual Christmas party


If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the ‘apply’ button below. This will lead you further through the application process. We kindly ask you to upload your motivation and cv and within 2 weeks, we will inform you on the status of your application.

Please note that this is a permanent staff position. Interim candidates should not apply. We can only accept applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the Netherlands.

An (online) assessment could be part of the selection procedure.

Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated and will not be responded to.