Procurement Officer

Posted 3 months ago by mselect
Location Erbil Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
mselect is looking to hire a Procurement Officer for an oil and gas service client in Erbil. Candidates must have at least 7 years of relevant experience in the oil and gas industry. English, Kurdish and Arabic fluency is a must; Turkish is a plus.
Key Responsibilities
  • Capable of managing all types of procurement activities related to EPC oil & gas projects from project start until completion
  • Responsible for all the procurement related activities on all types of projects and must work with intense follow up with all vendors and manage to meet the set project deadlines
  • Must be proficient in handling and managing all procurement queries, have close follow up with vendors to meet the set project target dates as per each project schedule
  • Responsible for consulting with the Design Coordinator and other Engineers as required to deal with the related procurement queries and requirements
  • Actively contribute to annual savings targets, challenging supplier costs wherever possible and develop a constructive and professional relationship with all key stakeholders within the business
  • Monitor the daily operations of procurement activities and report the progress updates regularly to the Operations Manager
  • Interact with suppliers daily to resolve transactional issues and gather critical information invoices, tracking info, tax docs
  • Responsible for appropriate supplier selection/bidding processes for selected purchase requests, and supplier and contract pricing validation for all purchase requests under category management responsibility
  • Responsible for supplier communication to resolve transactional issues and manage projects procurement activities with improved procurement processes
  • Efficiently resolve invoicing prices, and terms and conditions with all Suppliers to enable efficient order processing
Key Requirements
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Extensive knowledge of Oilfield materials, equipment, and construction is essential
  • Knowledge of strategic sourcing methodology
  • Education: Degree in Technical or Business discipline
  • Demonstrable training and experience with an IOC or Oilfield Service Company is essential
  • Must be fluent in English, Kurdish, Arabic language (writing, speaking, and reading). Turkish language is a bonus.
  • Competences: Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills
  • Have strong computer skills (Microsoft Office applications, procurement software)
  • High initiative-taking and must have the ability to perform with minimum supervision, within a team in a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent people skills, and oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills which involve follow up with vendors to meet Project deadlines
  • Accurate and strong diligence and ability to multi-task and manage time effectively

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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