Purchasing Specialist Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Cader Construction Ltd
Title: Purchasing Specialist
Company: Cader Construction Ltd
Location: Dubai – UAE
Type: Full Time
Category: Supply Chain/Logistics, Construction
Job Description and Requirements
Our Infrastructure business unit provides comprehensive end-to-end project solutions ñ including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance. An important part of our design & build projects is the Procurement Function. This group is looking for a Purchasing Specialist.
To perform this role successfully on proposals and/or projects, you will be responsible for but not limited to the following:
Developing the procurement strategy and participating in procurement planning and construction contract packages; participating in the preparation of detailed estimates and budget control.
Finalizing the development of commercial conditions for construction contracts and purchase orders.
Preparing and updating the list of bidders for construction contracts and purchase orders; obtaining any necessary approvals.
Ensuring the implementation and complying of all policies and procedures for procurement.
Preparing and executing contracts in accordance with project procedures.
Defining the expediting and storage levels for equipment and materials.
Ensuring any action relating to the payment of customs duties.
Ensuring the appropriate application of methods and systems of control materials on site.
Preparing Request for Quotation documents and Addenda per project procedures.
Receiving & distributing all quotations, communications to/from Bidders and Project Procurement.
Coordinating evaluations with Engineering, preparing commercial bid clarifications, chairing meetings including Minutes of Meetings, post bid addenda, etc.
Commercial evaluations and make combined recommendation for award.
Preparing formal Purchase Order Documents and Amendments for approved changes and manage, prepare, issue and control Request for Changes and Amendments.
Communicate with all vendors, engineering and other project personnel as required.
Other administrative activities as required including file set up and management, coordinating input and assisting in settlement of any claims, updating status in computerized procurement system, issuing Status Reports, and completing PO close out activities per procedures.
Ensuring that the specified quality control and testing requirements on equipment and materials are incorporated in contractual documents.
Bachelor degree an asset
Minimum of 10 years of experience in the areas of procurement (preferably in the domain of consulting engineering)
Knowledge of legal aspects related to supply
Excellent knowledge of procurement mechanisms, expediting, logistics, construction contracts, material control and quality surveillance
Your success factors
Ability to multi-task
Ability to exercise judgment and make decisions based on the interpretation of policies relating to the planning and implementation of procurement activities
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work within deadlines in a fast paced and sometimes high-pressure environment.
Experience in engineering/construction of infrastructure and heavy civil works is an asset
We offer you the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting projects in the World, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges. We also offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we will always consider flexible working hours …