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Project Procurement Specialist

Company: EARTH
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
CLOSES ON: 2020-02-26
Department: Contract & Procurement Department
Direct reports: Procurement Officer; Pre-qualification Officer
Reports to: Head of Procurement

OVERVIEW

To manage the commercial aspect of project related to contracts & agreements based on supply chain management, best practices and strategic procurement principals. Perform project vendor management & negotiations; liaison with Finance and Project Manager on financial issues and carryout duties as the lead member of procurement in tender committee, as and when applicable.

Education and Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor degree in business, supply chain or business analytics

Preferred Qualification

  • MBA or MSC in supply chain management
  • Project management related discipline

Experience

  • Minimum 3 years Project/tender management and/or supply chain in supervisory/managerial level
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in supply chain management

Key Accountabilities

  • Be an integral part in customer contract evaluation and relevant supplier contact from the inception and offer commercial inputs.
  • Establish a comprehensive project procurement/supply chain management plan in liaison with the Project Manager that is align with supply industry best practices  strategic procurement in line with company polices
  • Carryout studies on the risks associated in each stage of  supply chain management cycle in projects, including the integration projects outside
  • Manage all aspects of project related suppliers such as  pre-qualification, risks, compliance, NDA along with the support of pre-qualification officer    
  • Liaison with suppliers and Project Manager to schedule meetings and demos, obtain proposals, get questions answered and facilitate the contracting process
  • Provide, support and advice to procurement officers and pre-qualification officer on project procurement plans, market information, risks, negotiations, supplier management, sourcing and logistics 
  • Manage offers including, deciding on the evaluation methodology and conducting extensive negotiations, as requested to decide on the “Best and Final Offer (BAFO)
  • Ensure that all supplier deliveries and contract deliveries are met well within stipulated time and the quality of supply/service are meet/exceed all specified levels
  • Coordinate with the Project Manager and customer representatives on logistics, documentation, approvals, after sales support and customer inventories
  • Liaise with Finance and Project Manager supplier invoice clearance & payment and customer payments
  • Prepare weekly email updates, progress status reports, face to face meetings and management reports as appropriate in liaison with the Project Manager.