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  • Job reference: RMS0106012

Senior Buyer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/02/2012
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The Role:
This is a senior level positions focused on ensuring approval of requisitions, purchase orders and sourcing of materials comply with company policies and procedures and authority limitations.

Key Duties;
- Maximize value through product evaluation and competitive bidding
- Provide market expertise and specialized knowledge to internal customers on specification development, material availability, cost drivers, standard parts and reliability of supply
- Maintain high ethical business relationship with suppliers
- Conduct discussions and negotiations with suppliers as and when appropriate
- Measure supplier performance, meet with suppliers to implement improvements and ensure service agreements are fulfilled
- Determine the most cost effective mode of transportation
- Resolve disputes arising with suppliers concerning quality, price and delivery
- Make effective use of price agreements, consignment agreements to reduce transaction cost and inventory investment
- Coordinate with company subsidiaries to exploit sharing and leveraging opportunities and best practices
- Participate in the management of warehouse inventory through economic order quantity (EOQ) procurement and effective surplus disposition to available market.
- Carry out spend analysis to identify opportunities for improvement
- Assist in development of best practices approach to deliver efficient services at lowest cost

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- B.S. degree is required
- 5 years minimum experience in a similar role
- The incumbent must have a good understanding of purchasing law, company policies and procedures, authority limitations

Good knowledge about oilfield related materials and equipment.

effective oral and written communication skills, be a team player.
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