Senior Buyer Jobs in Abu Dhabi at Confidential

Title: Senior Buyer

Company: Confidential

Location: Abu Dhabi

Working Schedule

6 days per week


Full cash compensation (26500 AED per month)

Mobile phone

Medical insurance

Duties & Responsibilities

The candidate will take part to and support the procurement activity services related to spare parts for industrial equipment performed by the Abu Dhabi (UAE) branch on behalf of the international group.

The purpose of the Senior Buyer is to significantly contribute to the delivery of the purchasing strategy.

The successful candidate will ensure the supply chain is managed in a pro-active, robust and outcome led way. You will be required strong motivation, communication, and negotiation skills to perform in a dynamic and demanding work environment.

Main duties:

Managing new enquiries: including selecting suppliers, evaluating total cost of acquisition, negotiation, production/manufacturing and logistics. Planning work throughput, responding to and controlling change to ensure appropriate prioritization of tasks.

Ensure proper use of the procurement procedures and follow up administration.

Effectively manage budget of purchasing process to maintain best price.

Lead the projects to make them happen, problem solving, trouble shooting, risk assessments, offering up solutions, ensuring that they are delivered on time, within budget and to required quality levels.

Ensuring appropriate quality assurance is maintained.

Maintain standards, polices, documentation, systems and procedures to ensure the continued development of the supply function.


Knowledge & Qualifications

University degree


Essential: experience as buyer, purchasing/procurement process. Best in industrial context

Direct experience of managing international suppliers

Demonstrate a sound understanding of figures and be commercially aware.

Knowledge of Export/Import processes and documentation and all modes of transport.

Minimum 10-15 years of experience in petrochemical /industrial sector/ EPC projects.

At least 8 years of experience in the specific discipline.

Similar role covered in last 5 projects of comparable size.

Experience working on Contractor side.

Skills and abilities

Proficiency of common software packages

Able to deal quickly and effectively with large amount of information.

Well organized, methodical, patient, determined, used to stressful situations.

Attention to details and correct execution of processes. Rigorous attitude to the tasks

Sharp communication skills

Fluent English

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