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Senior Procurement Officer

Location: Riyadh

Grade: E7

Job Purpose:

Procurement officers are responsible for evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality

Job Responsibilities:

 

·       Establish relationships with suppliers to minimize cost and maximize benefits

·       Facilitate the station / operations in decision making related to purchasing requirements

·       Build relationships with key stakeholders to gather requirements and specifications

·       Collaborate with legal, financial and operational entities to draft and negotiate major agreements and supplier contracts

·       Prequalify, manage and monitor supplier performance

·       Ensure adherence to the company policies, systems, and procedures

·       Draft agreements, RFQ (Request for Quotation), RFI (Request for Information), (Request for Proposal), and draw comparisons/recommendations

·       Establish proper filing system for the purchasing orders and documents

·       Control cost/expenses and build a culture of long-term saving on purchasing costs

·       Analyze spending trends and identify opportunities to consolidate spending

·       Take all necessary measures when possible to reduce costs without compromising quality and   standards

·       Work with team members to complete duties as needed

·       Maintain and update a list of suppliers

·       Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels

·       Develop plans for purchasing services, and supplies

 

Job Requirements:

 

·       Saudi Nationals only

·       Graduate in Accounting, Business Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering or similar field

·       At least 3-4 years of experience predominantly in Procurement is a must

·       Excellent communication & negotiation skills

·       Proficiency in Microsoft Office