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  • Job reference: RMS0146841

Procurement Advising Expert

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Dubai
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/08/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (04/09/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is a large international Operating Company leading the development of a major oilfield in southern Iraq.

The Role:
Our leading client is currently seeking a Procurement Advising Expert to be based in Dubai on a residential basis.

Advises on organization of the execution of Procurement activities and facilitation of procurement activities in accordance with best international industry practice
- Advises on contracting strategies of Project teams.

Advises on optimal approach to compilation of evaluation criteria, procurement documentation and subsequent evaluation in accordance with best international industry practice.
- Advises on optimization of procurement approach in accordance with best international industry practice.
- Advises on functional support in the process of investment definition and on the optimum solution throughout procurement professional family on issues related to procurement procedures in accordance with best international industry practice.
- Advises on selection of negotiation strategies and setting tasks and fallback positions to achieve expected results of negotiations.
- Provides expert review of regulatory documents and draft orders on issues that fall within the scope of the Procurement functional unit in accordance with best international industry practice.
- Advises on facilitation and participates in cross functional teams as necessary to tackle specific procurement related issues in accordance with best international industry practice.

- Advises on professional development for employees of Procurement.
- Advises on changes to the organization chart guided by the changes in tasks by the upper management.
- Mentors employees of Procurement to develop their professional skills.
- Advises on functional strategy of Procurement.
- Advises on staffing plans and participates in interviews of candidates for available vacancies.
- Advises on a process of continuous identification / implementation of improved working practices.

- Advises on IT procurement systems development
- Advises on scope of work for system integration to the procurement process.
- Advises on development of e-procurement regulatory and procedural documents.
- Advises on process of systems updates to the level of improved working practices.

Knowledge:
– An in-depth working knowledge of full procurement cycle for all procurement practices relating to a wide range of services, project management approach.
– An ability to assess and to adequately address commercial risks associated with procurement of specific GWS.
– Good analytical skills relating to evaluation of tenders associated with complex contracts.
– Strong negotiation skills.
– Ability to work under pressure.
– Ability to meet tight deadlines.
– Coaching and mentoring skills.
– Ability of cross-cultural communication.
– Ability to maintain progress on a number of tasks.
– Knowledge of best international industry practices in procurement.
– Knowledge of general approach to C&P activities automatization
– Knowledge of IT C&P systems

Corporate Competencies:
Team Work, Flexibility (ability to adapt), Cross-cultural thinking, Taking initiative, Personal Influence, Analysis of Problems and Decision Making, Planning and Time Management.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Higher education in commercial, technical or legal discipline (oil and gas specialization is preferable)
- International qualification (MBA, CIPS or equivalents)
- Certificate/ training on project management.
- Minimum 20 years experience in execution of procurement activities in Energy/ Oil & Gas sector.

- Minimum 10 years of management experience in procurement activities for leading Oil & Gas companies on major international Oil & Gas projects with the total budget of not less than 5 bln.$ each.
-Experience in work in Ex-USSR countries is preferred
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