Buyer Jobs in Abu Dhabi at Wood

Title: Buyer

Company: Wood

Location: Abu Dhabi

Overview / Responsibilities

Due to anticipated growth throughout 2023, Wood is currently inviting applications for a


with experience in the oil and gas industry for our team in Abu Dhabi.


Responsible for the procurement of allocated commodities of the required quality at lowest cost consistent with material requisitions, departmental and project requirements and at correct delivery point within scheduled time limit

Responsible for coordinating all aspects of supply chain activities as determined by project strategy, processes and procedures

Ensure personnel carry out purchasing activities have a clear understanding of processes and procedures

Manage and monitor the more challenging and complex packages and / or suppliers

Provide pre-order management that facilitates “on time” issue of awards

Update Procurement Status report from receipt of material requisition till the issue and acknowledgement of Purchase Order

Assist SCM in preparation of Vendor list

Develop contacts with Suppliers’ personnel

Maintain the respect of Suppliers and their representatives by adherence to code of conduct and business ethics, corporate policies, procedures and work practices

Maintain awareness of the materials supply situation including area sources, price levels and current deliveries. Advise the Supply Chain Manager and/or Manager, Purchasing of possible new sources of supply

When requested contribute to current and projected price and delivery trends

When requested carry out spare parts co-ordination activities in accordance with the Project Procurement Execution Plan

Prepare and issue request for quotation, progress, check and evaluate quotation

Liaise between engineering and supplier for closure of technical queries

Prepare commercial bid tabulation and order variations and make recommendations

Ensure recommended Supplier’s final price on commercial bid tabulation is under budget and delivery is within required on site dates

Arrange and attend pre-order meetings with Suppliers to confirm that all technical and commercial requirements will be met

Submit Commercial Bid evaluation and recommendation for award after technical approval for client approval

Prepare and issue purchase orders as per the approved recommendation

Facilitate certification of Supplier’s Invoice as per the agreed milestone payment terms including settlement of back charges, discrepancies and final close out of Purchase Order

Demonstrate commitment to safe working practices Wood Vision, Value and Behaviours

Skills / Qualifications

Degree or Diploma in an Engineering discipline

Minimum of 12 years experience in the Oil and Gas industries

Good project purchasing experience in the Middle East region

Direct purchasing on a global basis

Proven ability to prepare negotiation strategies / techniques

Very good knowledge of project procurement execution

Detailed Knowledge of Supply Chain Pre and Post Order Practices

Strong Team Player with Excellent Communication Skills

Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consi…

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