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Procurement Specialist

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Elaf Khoshnaw

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  • Published:

    30 days ago

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mselect is looking for a Procurement Specialist for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have at least 5 years of relevant experience. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job purpose
The Procurement Specialist shall undertake end to end procurement activity for materials and services. This position is expected to act as subject matter expert and is required to multi task within contracting & procurement to drive improvements and ensure safe, smooth, and on time delivery of materials and services to the businesses.

  • Independently execute tendering activity
  • Maintain all records in a share point/SAP in a structured format
  • Maintain HSE as first priority when executing the work
  • Advice and support businesses to ensure all parties understand the CP processes
  • Proactively work with businesses to identify third party needs for better planning
  • Develop and maintain good working relation with all parties
  • Help CPL with reporting and carrying out other ad-hock tasks within and/or for CPL

Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or Equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience within oil & gas industry of which at least 2 years within contracting & procurement function
  • Experience of dealing with international vendors
  • Experience of working in a JV environment will be advantage
Language Proficiency, Computer and Software Skills:
  • Well versed in MS office and SAP
  • Upper-intermediate Communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Male candidates preferred
  • English is must and Arabic knowledge is preferred
  • Understand end to end procurement steps inside and outside of the SAP
  • Good in negotiating and convincing skills
  • Knows how to benchmark single source deals to demonstrate competitiveness
  • Understand business needs and act accordingly
  • Independently work at all levels
  • Undertake analysis to identify improvement opportunities
  • Adjustable to work in a remote location and in a multicultural environment
  • Good in market intelligence and to assess vendor’s capability
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and effectively report up analytical information

Rotation: 14 Days On/ 14 Days Off

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