|Job Title:||Head Purchasing & Logistics|
Degree in Marine, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics, Instrumentation Engineering. Alternatively,a Degree in Business or Supply Chain and coupled with commensurate experience.
|Experience:||Minimum 8 to 10 years of Shipyard, oil and gas, or process industry experience, plus high level exposure to customs, excise and import & export laws would be an added advantage.|
Purchasing activities associated with Corporate and Business functions are conducted in a fair and transparent manner for all parties involved and in full compliance with the policies and procedures of the organization.
Improving the way the purchases and inventories are managed in terms of value which accrues to the Organization
Minimizes the commercial risks during the contract management process and procurement phase
This role encompasses the operational leadership and management of all staff responsible for Purchasing, Logistics and Expediting within Procurement & Supply Chain. It is a key leadership role which recognizes the importance of this key function to on time delivery of goods and materials by road, sea and air, and is responsible for all day to day operational management, policy compliance & improvement and professional management of the Purchasing, Logistics & the Expediting Team. The incumbent is the point of contact responsible to co-ordinate with Nakilat for the delivery standard of centralized Logistics services.
The role demands high level communication skills to influence internal stakeholders across all projects as well as key external parties including vendors, freight and logistics providers. The success of this role will be measured in goods and materials delivery performance across all relevant projects. The role is a key link between the Purchasing function, expediting function, the Warehouse and Project teams and is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key suppliers, Freight & Logistics providers on a global, regional and local scale for tendering, negotiations, contracting, legal consideration, closure, management of risk, as well as management of critical success factors such as security of supply and delivery performance.