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Strategic Buyer

Company: EPI
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
CLOSES ON: 2020-02-26
Department: Supply Chain
Direct reports: 3-4
Reports to: Supply Chain Manager

OVERVIEW

Performs supply chain and logistics functions, which may include, but are not limited to, material procurement, inventory control, outsourcing, vendor selection, and distribution. Promotes alignment by understanding and communicating customer needs and requirements throughout the organisation. Negotiates favourable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers, and prepares and processes requisitions and purchase orders for the procurement of goods, services and supplies for customer-related business processes.  Manages the bidding process from initial contact through to contract signing, but excluding the ongoing account management once the contract has been signed. Manages the preparation of bids and tenders with particular emphasis on establishing the organisation's trading terms. Identifies and manages appropriate resources and team support to develop package and price custom solutions.

Education and Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelors in Engineering and 5 years’ experience in the manufacturing field.

Key Accountabilities

  • Performs supply chain and logistics functions, which may include, but are not limited to, material procurement, inventory control, outsourcing, vendor selection, and distribution.
  • Promotes alignment by understanding and communicating customer needs and requirements throughout the organisation.
  • Negotiates favourable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers, and prepares and processes requisitions and purchase orders for the procurement of goods, services and supplies for customer-related business processes.
  • Manages the bidding process from initial contact through to contract signing, but excluding the ongoing account management once the contract has been signed.
  • Manages the preparation of bids and tenders with particular emphasis on establishing the organisation's trading terms.
  • Identifies and manages appropriate resources and team support to develop package and price custom solutions.