Odfjell Drilling is an international drilling and well service provider with more than 40 years’ experience. Today, our approximately 2000 valued employees are serving clients in several international countries.

Odfjell Drilling owns and operates mobile offshore drilling units both in Norway and worldwide and is a provider of platform drilling services in the North Sea. The Company offers Well Services, Engineering and Project Management.

We continuously look for talented people to share the exciting challenges in the global oil and gas industry. Visit www.odfjelldrilling.com for more information on our people, values, and business.

Operational Purchaser

The successful candidate will be a part of a dynamic team of Operational Purchasers and will work closely with the rig organization onshore and offshore.  We are looking for a candidate with a “can do” attitude that is motivated by a hectic working environment.


Qualification requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management. Experience within procurement for an offshore unit in operation or mobilization may compensate for lack of formal education
  • Fluent in spoken and written Norwegian
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Good ERP system skills


Key responsibilities:

  • Rig procurement according to approved requisitions and internal procedures (spares, consumables, equipment repair and modifications, various services etc.) 
  • Cooperate and support internal clients onshore and offshore; seek to be a valued team member
  • Follow up of suppliers and deliverables to the offshore installation(s)
  • Development of company Approved Vendors List when needed
  • Participate in the development and improvement of procurement processes and procedures
  • Monitor and verify cost related to PO’s (change order management and invoice verification/processing)
  • Act as a good ambassador for Global Business Support, SCM


Personal skills:

  • Good communicator in both English and Norwegian
  • Motivated and a good motivator
  • Safety Conscious
  • Creative and result orientated
  • Team player


Odfjell Drilling group has defined five core values in order to describe our basis for business operation and decision making. These values describe our Managers and personnel’s competence and personality:



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Laila Johannessen

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