Role details

Strategic Technical Buyer

Dubai   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Strategic sourcing
  • Leading the negotiation

About Our Client

For our client, we are hiring a Strategic Technical Buyer who will take the lead in sourcing of suppliers and materials (locally and internationally) and the full negotiation, as well as managing strong relationships with stakeholders. The successful applicant must have experience in EPC Procurement and a good understanding of engineering requirements.

Job Description

  • Lead sourcing activities for the region including off-shore supplier sourcing, negotiations and quoting
  • Develop strong relationships with the engineering team to partner in driving key sourcing and business metrics including cost, supplier quality and fulfillment metrics
  • Partner with Sourcing Quality team to drive defect reduction and quality initiatives
  • Ensure compliance with sourcing policies, procedures and export control regulations
  • Participate in make vs. buy strategies and decisions
  • Reduce risks in supply chain by minimizing single / sole source situations
  • Meet or exceed all targets on required materials for construction (pipes, valves, fittings, etc.)
  • Drive standardization and continuous improvement of sourcing processes

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelors in Business or Supply Chain Management (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in EPC Procurement (Engineering, Procurement, Construction)
  • Proven leadership in cross-functional and matrix environments
  • Proven experience in sourcing and negotiating
  • Experience identifying opportunities, selecting suppliers, managing projects and implementing contracts
  • Fluent English (verbal and written)
  • High motivation, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities

What's on Offer

Tax free salary and great opportunity within an emerging global organization

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