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Senior Strategic Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/12/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Senior Strategic Buyer in procurement process (prepare RFP, Tendering procedure, Negotiate & Award, Contract signature) and apply it as per best practices. The senior buyer is responsible for negotiating long-term and short-term transactions with vendors. This position also plans and incorporates strategic purchasing plans company-wide. know how to review scope of work and assure all necessary information are there (introduction, general specification, special specification, scope of works, duration of contract, technical criteria, KPI, terms & conditions, etc. advice on the best type of contract (BPA, CPA, Standard Purchase, SLA, etc. Able to share knowledge to others (to improve team skills).


* Experience with SAP.
* Experience not less than 4 years in procurement.
* Preferable Saudi Nationality.
* Bachelor Degree.
* Experience in strategic project such as EPC projects.


* Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
* Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations
* Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
* Research and evaluate areas of opportunity and reduce costs where possible
* Assist in creating a creative and innovative procurement processes
* Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement
* Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
* Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures and any government law/regulation during Tendering process
* Explore alternate sources for goods and materials
* Assess tenders and quotations from potential suppliers
* Prepare purchase orders in line with final negotiations with selected suppliers and in line with organizational targets and requirements
* Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues
* Handle strategic projects (EPC)

The Company:
For our Oil and Gas Client in Riyadh

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