Project Procurement Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Qatar Doha
  • Permanent
  • Manufacturing

A major logistics firm based in Qatar is looking for a Specialist Project Procurement to develop and implement project procurement strategies. 

As a Specialist / Manager, you will hold the below responsibilities: 

1. Support stakeholders in the creation of a project specific engineering strategy, creating a project specific procurement strategy, coordination of all project specific procurement packages via pursuing continuously the project procurement plan as well as managing the interface with the broader procurement organization.

2. Responsible for market analyses, evaluating the current strategic situation and preparing alternatives for action, supplier management for individual suppliers (define targets, develop measures, track implementation); coordinating and asserting procurement requirements with the requisitioner (especially TCO optimization of functional specifications), also at management level, handling of RFQs for Engineering Services, independent tactical analysis, generating competition, coordinating supplier communication with the requisitioner, and project specific contract changes.

3. Execute entrepreneurial responsibilities such as developing frameworks and team process that cultivates innovation (& outcomes), continuously drive changes, through a solid understanding of commercial matters, market knowledge, and excellent communication skills, but also outstanding vertical and lateral leadership skills.

4. Achieve all annual KPI’s including cost savings targets.

5.Assist with BU with tender submission preparation for all procurement-related documentation and information.

6. Act as an escalation point for all project procurement related issues including major negotiations, service quality problems on large/critical contracts, and planning for key projects. 7. Define optimization initiatives and plans to achieve them, execute plans and follow up on any required corrective actions.

8. Plan for material and service availability by analyzing trends, delivery systems, and markets.

9. Identify, evaluate and manage project risks (e.g., delivery dates, capacities, exchange rates / prices for materials) and develop risk management initiatives.

10. Collaborate with stakeholders about procurement activities, collect feedback. 

Education & Professional Qualification:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent required.
• Accredited Procurement / Supply chain certification is preferable.
• PMP certification preferred.

Professional Experience:
• 8 or more years of experience in the area of Procurement & Supply Chain Management as a category manager, project manager, or in a similar role.
• Minimum of 5 years experience within multinational company.
• Good knowledge of local and international Procurement laws and procedures.
• Good knowledge of supplier management techniques, procedures and policies.
• Good knowledge of sources of supply, market trends and pricing practices.;
• Supplier Development and negotiations skills.
• Experience in pre and post-commercial administration of contracts and managing supplier performance.

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