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  • Job reference: RMS0173471

Procurement Manager

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Kazakhstan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/11/2016
  • Duration: 2 years

Location: Tengiz

Rotation: 6X2

Accommodation, flights: provided

Date Rate: TBC

Main Duties & Responsibilities

-Manage the Procurement/Logistics Department of the Project
-Develop the Project Procurement Plan .
-Plan and Manage the Project's Procurement Program to ensure all material/equipment arrives on site as per the Project Schedule.
-Negotiate with both local and international suppliers to obtain optimum terms and conditions .
-Report to the PM and the client on progress updates relating to procurement/logistics/stores -Arrange all logistics for the project(local and international).
-Arrange with customs brokers to ensure no delays at customs.
-Arrange suitable storage areas for material/equipment
-Ensures all stores receiving, issuing and auditing procedures are fully complied with.
-Coordinating of FAT (Factory Inspection Tests) with Project Quality Manager and Equipment Supplier.
-Ensures that the procurement process is in adherence to company and client requirements.
-Provide procurement support for Bids, and when necessary, participate in bid reviews and evaluations.
-Evaluate vendor performance on continuous basis.
-Monitor and review market conditions and price & delivery trends for Project materials and equipment.
-Initiate and direct safety audits applicable to the Department.

Candidate Profile

-Degree in Engineering or commercial discipline.
-Minimum 10 years post qualification experience.
-Minimum 5 years experience as Procurement Manager in EPC Company
-Possess expert knowledge of procuring technical equipment/materials for the EPC industry.
-Previous experience with International Contractor.
-Experienced in setting up of a Functional Procurement Team/Department, establishing work-flows, operating procedures, and establishing job descriptions for the team members.
- Handle and manage Project RFQ's, commercial evaluations, PO award and PO administration to final delivery and PO close out.
-Membership of professional procurement institute eg Uk Institute of Purchasing and Supply(preferable not essential) -Effective negotiation and coaching skills.
-Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

-Overseas experience essential.

-Must be computer literate as appropriate to the role.(MS Office suite including MS Project).

-Mature, proactive, resourceful, hands-on with good initiatives and ability to leverage organizational resources.

-Language requirements-fluent English/Russian.

Contract Detail

- Work cycle - 6/2 weeks (42-day working/14 day off cycle)-expatriate.

- Work cycle-28day/28 day (Kazak national).

- Site Based-Tengiz-Flights, accommodation, food and local transport provided free by Company.

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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