Participate in identification of suppliers by researching product availability.
Create vendor list to procure goods in compliance with procurement procedure (if required).
Issue RFQs (Request for Quote) to prospective vendors and review vendor responses for compliance with requirements.
Perform pricing analysis and recommend orders that result in best value procurement.
Review the offers for technical and commercial compliance based on the requirements issued.
Conduct commercial negotiation
Prepare terms, conditions and commercial schedules for the order, and obtain acceptance from the vendor.
Locate and source with alternate suppliers in case of problems with primary suppliers.
Keep track of the delivery date and the inspection status and work along with the storekeepers to ensure smooth deliveries of materials.
Alert projects and /or affected personnel on any potential delays and recommend corrective measures well in advance to mitigate and schedule risks. Coordinate within the department for all PO related issues.
Manage day-to-day interaction with vendors and monitor vendor performance after completion of the project with respect to quality, schedule, deliverables, service and performance. Communicate qualitative feedback to the vendors.
Prepare periodic reports and maintain productivity measurement by including cycle time and quotations.
Maintain existing supplier relationship and initiate potential new supplier relationship.
Diploma or Bachelors Degree in engineering (civil / mechanical) with a minimum of 3-6 years of experience in procurement.
Minimum three years experience in UAE is required.
Having experience in other countries in the middle east will be an added advantage
Have experience is procuring civil / mechanical / marine materials
Specific qualifications with regard to procurement will be an added advantage.
Strong commercial acumen
Should be fluent in English and Hindi. Having workable knowledge in Arabic and other languages from the sub-continent will be an added advantage
Good knowledge of local and regional market and trade barriers
Good knowledge of market trends and leading procurement methods.
Computer literate with experience working on MS Office packages like Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Familiar with engineering codes /products
Knowledge in product inspection requirement and inspection stages
Should have worked in ERP (or other software) based procurement modules