Procurement Specialist

Posted over 1 year ago by MSELECT
Location Karbala, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Retail
MSELECT is looking to hire a Procurement Specialist to be based in Karbala-Iraq for our client an international building material retail company. The candidate should have 2-3 years’ experience in the same field plus speaking fluently English and Arabic.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process purchase requisitions / orders within purchasing authority
  • Invite, assess, and award/recommend supplier tenders, bids, quotations, and proposals
  • Establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and maintain supplier relationships
  • Prepare and maintain purchasing records, reports and price lists
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements
  • Assist in the development of specifications for equipment, materials, and services to be purchased
  • Administer contract performance, including delivery, receipt, warranty, damages and insurance
  • Reconcile or resolve value discrepancies
  • Comply with and maintain knowledge of applicable rules, legislation, regulations, standards, and best practices
  • Address staffing resource needs and supervise purchasing clerks
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with colleagues and management

Skills and Job requirements

  • Iraqi national only
  • Based in Karbala with frequent visits to other cities of Iraq as per job needs
  • Should be a university graduate preferably in civil engineering or material engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in procurement mainly in local Iraqi market  
  • High negotiation and follow-up skills 
  • Good command of English
  • Good knowledge of MS Office especially Excel

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