Sourcing Leader | Schlumberger

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Sourcing Leader

Bogota, D.C., Capital District, Colombia - Colombia

About SLB

SLB is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing approximately 82,000 colleagues who represent over 170 nationalities, SLB supplies the industry's most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions for hydrocarbon recovery that optimize reservoir performance. Visit for more information.

About this role

The Sourcing Leader is responsible for managing the sourcing process for a GeoUnit, GSC Team or Center to deliver optimal product and service cost, and a high-performance, risk-managed supply base in line with the business requirements. The Sourcing Leader manages a team of Sourcing Specialists where required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create sourcing plans that reduce cost, secure supply and minimize supply chain disruptions, aligned with Category strategies.
  • Develop action plans, timelines and resource assignments for sourcing projects, including the assignment of projects to the Global Sourcing Centers if appropriate.
  • In the GeoUnit, manage sourcing activities to support the Division GU P&SC direct spend requirements and local requirements for the GeoUnit.
  • For Division GU P&SC direct spend, support through the identification of suppliers, RFQ and engaging the GSC and other stakeholders as required.
  • Define a high-performance supply base for locally managed commodities.
  • Lead the request for information, quotation, proposal and bidding processes, minimizing risk and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and total cost of ownership.
  • Lead the supplier evaluation and selection processes, in coordination with Supplier Quality teams, Supplier Managers and Division stakeholders. Ensure all decisions for selection and onboarding are documented.
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers to meet quality, delivery and cost objectives.
  • Lead the contracting process with suppliers in coordination with Supply Chain Contract Specialists.
  • Engage suppliers for RFx and allocate spend in line with the Global Category Strategy.
  • Monitor sourcing projects to ensure on-time completion and full implementation, including all Purchasing data required to transact.


  1. Essential Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Industrial engineering or related background
  • Advance English is required
  1. Experience                     
  • 5 to 10 years of professional experience with responsibilities such as
  • Award and Finalize Sourcing Project
  • Review and Negotiate Supplier Contract
  • Conduct Request for Quote
  • Conduct Request for Information
  • Maintain Vendor Master Data
  • Initiate Supplier Contract
  • Launch Sourcing Project
  1. Key competencies and behaviors
  • Excellent Oral and written communications
  • Strong analytical skills and Attention to detail

SLB as an employer

As a leading employer in our industry, SLB is proud to offer a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. SLB is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.


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