Procurement Manager

Saudi Arabia
£3228.41 - £4842.62 per month
29 Mar 2017
26 Apr 2017
Luke White
Oil & Gas
Location Type
Contract Type
Procurement Manager
Location: is Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Our client, a leader in the marine and energy markets is looking for a logistics coordinator to join their offshore operations team based in Saudi Arabia on a permanent basis.

The Role…
Key Responsibilities:
* Responsible for logistics planning, coordination and procurement for company's vessels and items in the Middle East region.
* Establishing and maintaining a local vendor network and relationships.
* Consolidating all Procurement Requests (PR) and liaising with the Middle East Operations Manager and Ops / Tech Superintendent, as required, for clarifications.
* Monitoring and following up on Purchase Orders issued by the Procurement teams and liaising with vendors, freight forwarders and vessels' crews for timely and orderly deliveries.
* Ensuring all delivery orders with vessel stamp signed by Master/Chief Engineer are forwarded to office once goods are received on-board and complete delivery in NS5.
* Generating the Purchase Orders (PO) or Service Purchase Order (SPO), once the approvals have been made.
* Monitoring inventory stored at vendor and third party's warehouse.
* Interfacing with Fleet Operations and vessels to ensure smooth supply chain management.
* Negotiating and tabulate all the prices for approval.
* Recommending substitutes or alternatives to achieve cost savings or better terms.
* Expediting orders to ensure timely delivery of materials.

The Person…

-Min 5 years procurement and/or logistics experience
-Offshore, oil & gas or marine experience
-Working experience and residing in Saudi Arabia
-Local market knowledge
-Purchasing of spare parts for vessels

-Competent with MS Suite specifically strong in Excel
-Excellent communicator both verbally and written
-Results driven and self-motivator
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment
-Excellent negotiation skills
-Must be Arabic & English speaking

The Reward…

-Dependant on experience