Purchasing Officer Job in Manama, Bahrain at RecruitMe Plus

Job Description

Our client is a regional distribution company of global specialized equipment manufacturers with HQ in Bahrain. They have an opening for an ambitious generalist to work on special projects as Project Management Officer. You would be tasked with overseeing and handling various tasks from administration, research, documentation, communication, and implementation.

Job summary:

We are looking for a Purchasing Officer to buy products that are essential for our company’s day-to-day operations. You will review prices and quality and ensure optimal stock levels.

Purchasing Officer responsibilities include evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and preparing reports (e.g. on orders and costs.) For this role, you should have good knowledge of market research, along with solid analytical skills to make sure you’re identifying the most profitable offers.

Ultimately, you’ll create and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is high quality and delivered on time.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Research potential vendors
  • Compare and evaluate offers from suppliers
  • Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Review quality of purchased products
  • Enter order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases
  • Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices
  • Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses
  • Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed
  • Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage
  • Attend trade shows and exhibitions to stay up-to-date with industry trends

Requirements and skills:

  • Proven work experience as a Purchasing Officer, Purchasing Agent or similar role
  • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating and liaising with vendors)
  • Hands-on experience with purchasing software (e.g. Procurify or SpendMap)
  • Understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Solid analytical skills, with the ability to create financial reports and conduct cost analyses
  • Negotiation skills

Education & Experience:

  • BSc in Logistics, Business Administration or relevant field
  • 3-5 years of experience in similar field within a distribution company

Working days & hours:

·        Sunday – Thursday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Job Location: Bahrain

Job Details

Job Location
Manama, Bahrain

Company Industry
Medical & Healthcare Equipment

Company Type
Employer (Private Sector)

Employment Type

Monthly Salary Range

Number of Vacancies

Preferred Candidate

Career Level
Mid Career

Years of Experience
Min: 3 Max: 5

Residence Location
Bahrain; United Arab Emirates


India; Philippines

Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma

About Company

Company: RecruitMe Plus

Company Location:  Manama, Bahrain

Job Category: Medical & Healthcare Equipment

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