Job DescriptionTAX FREE Direct Hire Job Opportunity for an experienced Buyer for Heavy Port Equipment to be based in Qatar for an industry leader.
To provide support to the Head of Procurement with all the purchasing related activities including initiating purchase order, identifying potential suppliers, following up with suppliers regarding PO etc. to ensure that ordered materials/products are received at stipulated times so that operations is not interrupted.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS
Bachelor’s degree in Business, supply chain or similar discipline from a reputable university.
3 years of experience in procurement within the port/terminals industry.
Job-Specific Skills (Generic / Technical):
Knowledge of procurement techniques, procedures and policies ▪
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and web applications.
Strong knowledge of analysing and planning optimal sourcing and procurement strategies.
Proficiency in English and Arabic.
Excellent relationship building skills. ▪
Demonstrated negotiation skills.
Excellent conflict resolution abilities.
Ability to work with key stakeholders, senior executives, management team and external partners/advisors through collaboration & teamwork in a non-hierarchical relationship framework.
Excellent communication skills.
Good understanding of Qatar and GCC culture and working environment.
Strong knowledge and application of measuring & evaluating performance of suppliers and vendors.