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Supply Excellence & Business Systems ‐Purchase

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Doha
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/11/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is the largest LNG producing company in the world, with an annual LNG production capacity of 42 million tonnes per annum (MTA), safely and reliably delivering LNG to customers around the globe from world-class facilities in Qatar.

The Role:
Our leading client is currently recruiting for a Supply Excellence & Business Systems Specialist‐Purchase to be based in Qatar working on a residential basis on a 12month contract.

Plans and implements the activities related to business systems and supply excellence in the Supply Department. Work closely with Head of Purchase (HOP) to improve the efficiency of the Division by leading the implementation of all business improvements and best practices.

Reviews the Supply systems and business practices generate process improvement proposals & lead the implementation of the same with the line head and line management approval. Identify improvement opportunities, discuss with team members, Head of Supply Excellence, HOP, develop action plan, and implement as per agreed schedule.

Lead each of the initiatives identified under Purchase and ensure that all such initiatives are implemented on timely basis. Progress is monitored, corrective actions taken and supervisors are informed of the progress and the bottlenecks on a timely manner.

Identify the gaps and develop programs for continuous improvement in all expediting process including managing freight forwarders and logistic entities.

Develop and review Expediting policies and procedures and identifying gaps and providing the necessary analysis and how it is linked to the Purchasing activities.

Develop Strategic plans for current and future expediting and logistics needs.

Participate in cross‐functional teams to identify and execute breakthrough initiatives.

Develop and Contribute in department strategic systems such as ERP Development, logistics KPIs, freight forwarder and courier performance, vendor evaluations.

Challenge current business practices, methodology and procedures through the application of continuous improvement (CI), benchmarking outcomes, best practice techniques and knowledge with an end‐to‐end perspective.

40% improvements in existing activities to meet stakeholders expectation and on time deliveries that leads to customer satisfaction.

30% improvements in Saving due to the process improvements.

Benchmarking with Continuous Process Industries, Petrochemicals, Oil and Gas Industries.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
a. Degree in Engineering/Supply Chain or equivalent.
b. CIPS certified or equivalent reputable certification desirable.
c. Six Sigma Green Belt certification or similar reputable certification desirable
d. 10 years' experience in purchasing and expediting in the oil/gas Energy Industry.
e. Prior exposure to procurement improvement process particularly expediting
f. High standard of both written & spoken English, and effective communication and presentation skills.
g. Knowledge and experience in the use of computer software and systems.
h. Preferred knowledge in ERP systems, SAP preferred.
i. Evidence of implementation and the success of similar projects
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