Head of Contracts & Purchasing

Job Title: Head of Contracts & Purchasing
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Qatar, Qatar
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-02-23
Reference: BH-124500
Contact Name: Jhoanna Gutierrez
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 23, 2020 16:08

Job Description

Job Title: Head of Contracts & Purchasing

Main Duties:

Direct, plan, execute & control all contracts, tendering & purchasing related activities. This shall include, but not be limited to, Procure-to-Pay Cycle, negotiating, drafting, developing and finalizing contracts with external parties in accordance with the company’s business objectives.

Work Experience:

8 + years’ experience in Contracts, Tendering, purchasing & sourcing fields, 3 years of which should be in a supervisory level with a major international Contractor or busy supply chain function in handling international contracts within a manufacturing industry.


Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, Law or any related field. Professional qualifications in Supply Chain such as CIPS will be necessary.

Skills, Capabilities and Languages:
  • Strong knowledge of procurement and supply chain processes.
  • In-depth knowledge of administrative and/or operations services.
  • Knowledge of international standard legal forms of contract, business law and contract management.
  • Knowledge of leading industry best practices in contracts and procurement
  • Knowledge of leading best practices strategic sourcing and procurement
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with multi-cultural and management teams.
  • Exposure to Quality Management concepts and principles under ISO 9000 Series or British / European standards.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, Arabic speaking beneficial
  • Well-organized and excellent in planning and prioritizing
  • Computer literacy with high proficiency in MS Office and ERP modules.

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