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Procurement Manager

Sector: Water Power Utilities
Job Category: Procurement
Location: Saudi Arabia
Salary Package: Negotiable
Employer: Contractor
Job Qualification: Degree educated in a relevant field (Business Administration / Engineering).
Job Description:
Procurement Manager is required for a Leading EPC and will be responsible for managing procurement activities and operations from identifying requirements to receiving material / services in order to fulfill project needs and requirements efficiently and effectively.

Duties

• Develops the Procurement function’s strategic goals, business plans, budgets and resources in coordination with the Director of Supply Chain.

• Develops adequate policies and processes for the Procurement function to maintain efficient operational excellence.

• Communicates the Procurement function’s guidelines and processes to employees and ensures clear understanding of these guidelines.

• Works towards achieving the Procurement function’s strategic goals and reports progress to executive management.

• Plans, directs, and manages the procurement activities of the company under direction from the Director of Supply Chain.

• Develops, reviews, and approves new or improved procurement methods to maintain economy and efficiency of operation.

• Reviews and understand bid proposals and specifications and provide recommendations on procurement methods and suppliers.

• Creates responses to special correspondence and handles special assignments and problems such as responses to vendor/client inquiries and bid clarifications.

• Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality service.

• Monitors procurement requests received from projects and department heads, using the appropriate procurement method (Direct Purchasing, RFQ, RFP, etc) depending on the nature of the requested item/service and in accordance with applicable procurement policies & processes.

• Identifies sourcing needs for by reviewing the material requirements of the various projects, and establishes policies for sourcing of the concerned items/ materials.

• Evaluates of supplier / vendor bids in accordance with pre-established evaluation criteria. Invites concerned functions to participate in the evaluation, supplier interviews or any other evaluation methodology used in determining the successful supplier, as appropriate.

• Develops a robust vendor base and enters into purchase agreements with the vendors for supplying needs based on the requirements of the projects.

• Pre-qualifies vendors / suppliers based on schedule commitments, contractual requirements


Requirements

• 5-8 years of experience in the field of procurement.

• Middle East experience

• Degree educated in a relevant field (Business Administration / Engineering).
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• Experience with procurement methodologies and processes.

• Fluent in English - Spoken and Written.

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