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Supply Chain Operations Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Oman
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/11/2014
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The Company:
A National Oil & Gas Company.

The Role:
To assist the Head of Supply Chain with the development and execution of the Project Supply Chain Strategy and the development and successful running of the Supply Chain Function (procurement, subcontracts, expediting, quality control/inspection, materials management and logistics). This includes overseeing the planning, approvals, policies & procedures, compliance and reporting.

• Build relationships with SCM peers in Client organizations, supporting the company profile and identifying their Procurement/SCM strategies with EPC Contractors and overall supply market
• Ensure knowledge is shared across the department, and develop a culture of sharing ‘lessons learnt’ to improve and enhance the whole supply chain function
• Maintain relationships with Key Subcontractors and Suppliers who can directly affect our execution of Projects
• Effective execution of the SCM activities in support of Projects (both Tendering and Execution)
• Assists Project SCM Managers in the development of the appropriate strategies to benefit the Projects and provide technical oversight
• Ensuring competent and capable people are furnished to our Projects and they are focused on cost, risk, innovation, being commercially astute and are performance driven
• Collaboration with Project Management & Engineering to develop best practices in processes and tactics for effective SCM Project Execution
• Assist in the development and ensure compliance of company's SCM policies, processes and procedures
• Utilise the approved suite of systems and tools to aid efficiency and effectiveness in execution of Projects
• Ensure alignment with SCM deliverables in accordance with agreed Project schedules, milestones and cost
• Ensure the growth of SCM resources competence and personal development by provision of appropriate functional training and development programs
• Oversee the drafting of contract bid documents including Terms and Conditions, Scope of Work, Equipment and Personnel and Commercial Terms
• Manage the formal bid process, including the evaluation, the negotiation of legal terms, and award
• Management of amendments as required
• Maintain accurate records of all contracts and track cumulative costs
• Ensure PSA, and Tax Compliance
• Identify and implement opportunities to provide best value through effective negotiation, process improvement and the development and enhancement of relationships with stakeholders and suppliers
• Maintain a procurement management information system, enabling performance and compliance to be measured and managed to reduce costs and to meet efficiency targets
• Develop and implement workable solutions with operations staff to reduce capital expenditures, operating costs and overheads
• Prepare recommendations for contract awards based on value, quality and financial appraisal
• Ensure all procurement and logistics documentation processes are transparent and readily available for audit
• Monitor and continually revisit the long-term procurement strategies and processes
• Mentor & develop staff
• Employee is responsible for the general “safety” including self, working areas and anybody who can be affected by his acts or missions
• Stand-by / on-call duties when required; and
• Other related duties and responsibilities as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management or Logistics or Administration
• Approximately 15 plus years of experience, preferably in Oil & Gas industry
• Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (by examination is preferred)
• Leadership ability with a proven track record in supervising procurement, contracts and logistics
• International experience in procurement and contracts would be advantageous
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Arabic & English
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