Buyer (URGENT) – Client of Five Continents in Abu Dhabi
Task, Duties and Accountabilities: As follows. – Generate purchasing strategy/plan to achieve the objectives of the project program and end user functional needs. – Assist the end user to identify suitable vendors/suppliers for each purchase. – Apply the Terms and Conditions in accordance with the Procurement Procedure Manual and as directed by the Purchasing Manager. – Co-ordinates with end-users, stock control officers and stores on the availability of materials for major shut downs in the fields and issue bi-weekly report on the status of procurement processes and material availability to the end users. – Co-ordinate with stock control officers for periodic review of stock for identification of regular item, high consumption, in order to establish Long term price agreements (LTPA) with suppliers, to ensure timely delivery of such items, and minimize stock holding and lead time. – Segregates Technical and Commercial envelops of major commitment bids and maintains propose records, and refers to concerned Officers to secure verification/ endorsement by Develops long-term Price Agreements for recurring requirements; proposes suitable procurement strategy, i.e., directs negotiation or competitive tendering, duration of Price Agreement etc. Conducts regular review of Price Agreements to identify need for extension, amendment of items, quantities, price, part numbers etc. Discusses with vendors matters such as possible joint contracts/ price agreements. – Receives and handles Purchase Requisition allocated by the Purchasing Manager. Checks/verifies Purchase Requisitions in terms of procurement strategy, completeness of description/ specifications, approved engineering standards, source of supply, feasibility of requirement including delivery date, estimated cost etc; highlights problems/discrepancies to originators for necessary amendment. – Consults the Approved Suppliers/Bidders lists to select the most efficient/ reliable resources of supply; Agrees with originators on appropriate manufacturers/bidder lists for tender purposes, and secures necessary approvals including shareholders as applicable. – Prepares comprehensive Request of Quotation (RFQ) documents complete with specifications, terms and conditions, inspection/test certification, etc and issues such documents to invited bidders for quotations. – Attends pre-tender clarification meetings, arranges travel bidders to site, answer queries and ensures issuance of revised drawings, specifications etc as applicable. – Participates in the Company Bids opening meetings and ensures that accurate bid details are entered in SAP. – Evaluates offers commercially, prepares bid summary/commercial appraisal and conducts necessary verification/negotiations with suppliers as applicable. – Prepares presentation documents for the Shareholdersâ€™ Tender Board for Purchase as necessary and attends management/shareholdersâ€™ meetings to clarify/justify recommendations. – Prepares accurate/comprehensive Purchase Orders/Agreements, obtains approval as per delegated financial authority levels. Exercise financial authority on approval of Purchase Enquiries/Orders & Agreements within his authority. – Ensures Purchase Orders are delivered/acknowledged/accepted by successful bidders. Prepares inspection requests as required. – Support other related duties such as interviewing prospective bidders, initiates pre-qualification action and explores/recommends new sources of supply, responds to related queries and clarification request from Job Officers, Suppliers, Stores etc. keeps abreast of developments in procurement. – Attends conferences, seminars when deputed. – Develops & trains juniors UAE national employees. – Follows Company HSE Policy and Procedures and any other duties as assigned by the Section Leader.
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