Strategic Procurement- Projects

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Norway



Personal Qualities


We’re 22,000 colleagues in more than 30 countries delivering oil, gas, wind and solar power to 170 million people worldwide. Taking on tough energy challenges is our job. Right now, we’re facing an enormous task: supplying the world with the energy it needs, while lowering emissions.

We’re up for the challenge. Are you?

The position

By joining our team in Projects, Drilling & Procurement you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead and participate in cross-functional teams for efficient establishment of procurement strategies and contracts towards projects within Global Greenfield, Low Carbon Solutions, Electrification & Brownfield and Subsea & Marine.
  • Prepare and issue enquiries, manage and conduct bid evaluation, negotiations and prepare award recommendation.
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders throughout the process.
  • Perform contract start-up activities, incl. kick-off meetings and contract training with internal stakeholders and external suppliers.
  • Drive and perform contract management and stakeholder management from award to contract close-out to optimise value and ensure safety together with internal Contract Company Representative and creating value with Suppliers and Partners.
  • Build a career as a procurement professional in Equinor.

In Procurement and Supplier Relations, a sub-unit of Projects, Drilling & Procurement, you will be a part of a global procurement organisation consisting of app. 700 employees working with a broad range of services. Our four main procurement categories are “Subsea, Engineering and Construction”, “Drilling, Well and Intervention”, “Corporate Services” and “Operations”. We are recruiting for the category Subsea, Engineering and Construction.

You will be part of a high performing team of procurement professionals in a multi-dynamic environment. You will get the opportunity to manage a specific contract portfolio where you in close collaboration with the business line will interact with suppliers – both for contract establishment and contract management.


We are looking to make more than 1 hire and are happy to receive applications from people with varied levels of experience.

Some qualities are essential for Equinor. You identify with our values, open, collaborative, courageous and caring, which guide our decisions and help us succeed and grow. You make safety your priority and contribute to our zero-harm culture. For this position, we are also looking for:

  • Experience (5-15 years) in Procurement, Supply Chain, Contracts Management / Negotiation, Tendering or a similar commercial related field. 
  • Minumum Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject area. 
  • An interest in continually upskilling in digital tools.
  • Ideally, experience gained within Energy, Major Projects / Infrastructure, however other backgrounds will also be considered.
  • A trustable business partner with high compliance standards.
  • A team player with a strong commercial mindset and aspirations.

  • Self-motivated, curious, flexible and passionate about learning and development.
  • Professional level of English language skills is essential for this position, both oral and written.

General information

Please attach copies of your CV, diplomas, certificates and grades in English or a Scandinavian language.Through this link you can find important information on what to include in your CV, which will make the application process easier and faster.

Applications submitted without necessary attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated.
If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. Candidates will be asked for information on affiliation to high-risk countries for a security assessment. Furthermore, background checks are performed on all final candidates and all permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law.

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