Procurement Officer

United Arab Emirates
Posted 2 years ago

In this position you will undertake various functions related to the procurement of goods and services necessary for a smooth functioning of the business. You will ensure to obtain quality products for competitive prices in a timely manner. You will play an integral role in ensuring the company sticks to budgets and operates profitably.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Seek new suppliers based on best price, quality, availability, reliability, and technical support
  • Track market conditions and price trends; update the price master list
  • Ensure the most cost effective methods of acquiring goods necessary for the smooth functioning of the business
  • Follow up on orders placed with suppliers
  • Assist the Estimation team for tender enquiries and provide support to receive  better quotes whenever required
  • Provide necessary back order reports on all purchased materials on a weekly basis
  • Prepare and finalize Material Procurement Planning and liaise with the Project Manager, Project Engineer, Quantity Surveyor, Estimator and Finance team
  • Review purchase requisitions for accuracy and completeness
  • Capture all Purchase Orders into the electronic system
  • Review preferred suppliers on a regular basis and seek better products/suppliers locally as well as from the international market
  • Keep a track of all suppliers and scorecards
  • Maintain a suppliers list
  • Ensure all items are purchased on time and delivered in good condition
  • Assist the Accounts Department to resolve payment/invoice reconciliation works
  • Maintain the Purchase documents as per ISO procedures
  • Prepare various procurement reports
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Manager

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Civil/Mechanical/Agriculture or MBA preferred
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Overseas purchasing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of irrigation/landscaping/pool/civil/MEP products preferred

Job Features

Job CategoryProcurement

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