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  • Job reference: RMS0115639

Purchasing Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 27/08/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions for the infrastructure (pipe systems, and power and communication cables), automotive and advanced packaging markets. They have its headquarters in the UAE and Singapore.
Our client is on the way to increase their capacity even further with a multi - billion dollar mega- project. By the end of 2013, they will have added a 3rd Ethane cracker to create the largest Ethane cracker complex in the world.

The Role:
About the job:
The mission of Centralised Procurement Function under Shared Services Organisation within Borouge is to execute the smooth acquisition process for providing materials and services on time, as required for all its internal customers, with the right quality and at the right prices at all locations covering requirements at Abu Dhabi, Shanghai, Singapore and Guangzhou.
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will be part of the global Procurement team and you will be responsible for:
• Contributing to preparation of Division's annual plan and budget, implementing the same after approval and assists in the formulation of policies, procedures and systems for the department.
• Assigning priorities to buyers for processing purchase requisitions after assessing users' requirements so that there is optimization of time and quantities of material procured.
• Guiding the buyers and ensuring there is accuracy and completeness in the paperwork and formalities related to purchase requisition processing.
• Ensuring due prequalification and listing of qualified bidders and monitoring the issue of enquiry packages to bidders so that all the requisite information is received before the due date ends.
• Opening bids after end of due date in accordance with level of authority assigned by the Company and ensuring this is done as per Company rules and regulations.
• Overseeing the scrutiny and checking of bid documents after bid opening and answers any queries from vendors or users and ensures that all queries and information requirements are satisfied.
• Holding discussions with users and suppliers' representatives to clarify techno-commercial details in the quotations, budget availability etc. to make recommendations and facilitate decision-making on award of bid.
• Oversees and guides the commercial evaluation of bids by buyers, carries out technical analysis of complex bids and presents recommendations on award of bid.
• Reviewing and approving purchase orders prepared by buyers, negotiating for and preparing annual price agreement for bulk and blanket purchase orders.
• Coordinating and preparing the contracts for vendor specialist services for major equipment overhauls.
• Guiding directs and training subordinates to work to their best potential and providing effective service to users.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Our client offers the successful candidates and family a very attractive package including competitive salary, full health insurance, school fee (max 4 kids), travel & entertainment, accommodation and facilities, mobilization, car loan without interest and others.
Qualified candidates will be invited to the OPEN DAY for Borouge Introduction and Test Taking at the end of September in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Minimum Bachelor degree in engineering or equivalent.
• Understanding and knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies required for the oil/gas and petrochemical industry Good communication/networking skills.
• Commercial acumen and negotiating ability.
• Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience.
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