Job Description – Procurement Specialist (2004432)
The procurement specialist supports and facilitates the buying of direct material, indirect material, and services for the facility and facility operations. This person will be required to heavily utilize the ARM ERP system, deal directly with 3 rd party suppliers, communicate and provide updates to internal customers, and adhere to all ARM policies.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Duties and responsibilities included, but are not limited to:
Executing ERP purchasing signals in a timely manner; Maintaining ERP data a required; Supporting purchasing automation initiatives; Quoting activities with supplier to ensure ARM is receiving the best pricing and maximum IKTVA score (in conjunction with the Sourcing Manager); Ensuring suppliers deliver products on time and are paid accordingly; Ensuring new suppliers are registered, including the gathering of supplier information and the completion of the registration JIRA ticket for SLM; Working with the logistics team to obtain necessary information and/or help arrange shipment; Working with the warehouse to resolve frustrated cargo issues; Engaging with the global supply chain team, as well as local sourcing manager, to ensure ARM is following global best practices; Working with other departments to understand of support their needs; Continually working to improve departmental KPI’s; Ensuring HSE compliance for themselves and their suppliers; Adhering to all company policies.
The function and purpose of this position is to support the needs of ARM and ensure the company complies with all local and international laws.
The procurement services in Ras al Khair
Has experience within the oil and gas sector and understand terminology.
Supply Chain Management
Personal and Interpersonal skills:
Strong work ethic and ability to multitask under pressure is key. Interpersonal skills are needed to balance the demands of the facility with the reality of when materials can be procured/delivered. A proactive approach and the willingness to stay until the job is done is required to build the trust of the internal customers, as well as suppliers.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
BS in Business, Business Administration, or equivalent. Excellent communication skills required, both written and verbal. Mastery of both English and Arabic languages. Previous purchasing experience is required…both domestic and international. Prior experience in Oracle system application is preferred. Advanced analytical, negotiation, and interpersonal skills required. Proficiency in electronic software programs such as MS Office suite.