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  • Job reference: RMS0102336

Deputy Purchasing Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Egypt
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/11/2011
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The Company:
Our client is a global player and engaged via joint venture in North Africa's largest and most active oil producing projects.

The Role:
Manage the purchasing activities related to drilling, daily operations, project development and construction as well as any other purchasing requirement for the Joint Venture
Office based in Cairo, Egypt but will be required to make trips to field locations in the desert
Evaluate suppliers based on cost, quality, service, availability, reliability, and selection
Knowledge of modern purchasing principles, methods and procedures, markets and purchasing practices Supervise work and activities of a staff of buyers in the Purchasing group in all aspects of the day-to-day operation
Develop strategic procurement sourcing and processes
Manage the administration of purchasing activity from Requisition to completion.
overseeing the timely evaluation of bids and the dependability of suppliers.
Conduct supplier business review meetings
Train, supervise and evaluate performance of staff

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A minimum of 15 years of experience in the industry
Thorough knowledge of supply chain best practices in competitive bidding and cost analysis
In depth understanding of Oracle or SAP procurement systems
Hands-on experience in sourcing and negotiation with local and international suppliers for the purchasing of oil & gas related equipment with
qualified expatriate
Previous experience in working on remote desert drilling and completions projects
CPM, CPIM or CPCM qualified
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