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Buyer Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/10/2019
  • Duration: 2 years
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The Role:
Job Purpose
* Produce specialist procurement expert knowledge to achieve procurement activities, resolve critical/complex issues, identify and implement long term business improvements.

Key Job Accountabilities
1. Advise and formulate recommendations for complex purchasing and sensitive issues to ensure the most appropriate action is taken.
2. Produce professional procurement expertise to achieve complex and critical purchasing activities such as shutdowns, plant emergencies and ensure quality, cost and time targets.
3. Recommend effective procurement strategies and review technical specification for major and critical purchases regarding specific commodities such as mechanical, electrical, instrument, chemicals, etc.
4. Recommend and implement internal or cross-functional procedures and processes improvements that support the achievement of business and professional objectives such as efficiency and cost saving.
5. Analyse and evaluate supplier's performances, meet with their key focal points, and recommend enhancement opportunities.
6. Establish ethical relationships with suppliers and vendors to ensure the most cost effective solutions.
7. Develop strategies to negotiate prices, terms & conditions, and delivery, as applicable, to satisfy Company business requirements and targeted savings.
8. Establish commercial commitments between Company and suppliers to procure required materials up to a value according to the Table of Financial Authority (TOFA).

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor degree in Engineering, Science, Commercial discipline or other relevant degree.
Knowledge and/or Experience
* 8 years' experience in a purchasing, procurement environment within the oil and gas industry.

Technical and Business Skills
* High standard of written and spoken English.
* Computer literacy (MS Office) including the use of software applications, including SAP.
* Strong planning and target delivery skills.
* Proven leadership skills, with the ability to influence others.
* Ability to communicate in a highly effective manner with internal/external clients.

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