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Procurement Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Dubai
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/07/2019
  • Duration: 1 year renewable
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/08/19)
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The Role:
Key Result Areas (Key Accountabilities)
1. Guide the user department for compliance with approved sourcing policies, Delegation of Authority Matrix, business engagement and Code of Business Conduct.
2. Process approved requisitions from user departments for the purchase of materials and equipment by placing orders with approved vendors within the local and international market.
3. Maximise value and optimise saving by coordinating alternate sourcing of material, product evaluation, lifecycle costing, competitive bidding and price negotiations with suppliers.
4. Ensure the uninterrupted supply of materials and equipment to Production and Engineering in coordination with Logistics Personnel.
5. Ensure the timely delivery of materials and services through forward planning, knowledge of lead times, market conditions and by expediting materials and by providing full support to the materials expeditor.
6. Ensure quality requirements are met by adherence to Company specifications and internationally recognised engineering codes and standards.
7. Resolve disputes arising with suppliers concerning quality, price or delivery problems and handle claims and counter claims as they arise. Conduct all commercial transaction on the highest ethical standards and in accordance with good business practice and knowledge of commercial law.
8. Monitor and carry out inventory control functions, including maintaining sufficient quantities of critical materials, controlling additions and recoveries to stock, analysing idle inventory, excess stock and identifying surplus stock. Review catalogue descriptions for possible duplication, preparing inventory investment forecast and variance analysis, and replenishing and reusing equipment where repair is economical.
9. Prepare and update sourcing strategy by customer to ensure knowledge of and preparation for upcoming projects and activities to maximise impact on front end loading process.
10. Negotiate and conclude various special assignments with vendors such as price agreement, consignment and convergence alliance agreements in the most timely, cost effective and ethical manner.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Educational Qualifications:
 Relevant degree; Technical degree, Business, Supply Chain Management or Certification in Materials and Service Management.
Experience Profile:
 5+ years purchasing experience preferably in the oil and gas operations or similar industry.
 Experience handling high value complex procurement agreements preferred.
 Experience in expediting beneficial.
 Working experience in Oracle or similar major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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