Purchasing Specialist Russian Speaking

Kobaltt
Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP678-1195
Kobaltt

The Role


The Role


Conducts comprehensive market research using various sourcing techniques;
Conducts due diligence of identified sources and facilitate their pre-qualification with TWI;
Prepares bidder lists and releases request for quotations;
Expedites and collects offers from respective bidders;
Prepares bid tabs and analytically evaluates proposal for complex or high dollar items;
Carries aggressive negotiations with suppliers with intention to provide additional discount or other favorable terms;
Complies with the established deadlines;
Prepares proposal packages recommending a source for respective products;
Issues Blanket Purchase Agreements to the suppliers for approved products and suggests changes to the BPA when applicable;
Processes orders in ERP and updates other software applications maintaining data integrity;
Coordinates purchasing activities with other departments such as Logistics and Finance;
Expedites orders and coordinates material collection between the suppliers and transporters;
Establishes and maintains strong business relationship with suppliers;
Anticipates and proactively elevates potential challenges/problems;
Engages in problem solving
Maintains integrity of electronic files;
Follows procurement policies and procedures;
Complies with Code of Business Ethics and Conduct;

Requirements


Requirements


Profound knowledge of product specifications, functionalities and applications
Excellent analytical skills to include price comparisons, variance calculations
Strong negotiation skills
Fluent in applicable IT systems/software
Problem solving skills
Works well with peers and seldom seeks collaborative solutions;
Coaches others and seeks to learn from others to better perform own tasks
Excellent verbal and written communication in English and Russian

University degree in business related discipline;
Recognized Certifications in Procurement/ Supply Chain are preferred;
3 + years experience Procurement/Supply Chain with emphasis on procurement of high complex and/or high value orders;
Proven records for purchasing activities in Central Asia and involvement in high importance and complex projects;
Excellent written/verbal communication skills;
Product and market knowledge in Central Asia States;
Personal commitment and persistence in achieving results;
Team player, flexibility, strong work ethics and ability to handle stress and work in a fast-paced environment
Advanced computer and analytical skills;
Fluent English
Must have fluent Russian

About the Company


About the Company


Kobaltt MENA are leaders in recruitment across Technical, Construction, Property, Supply Chain & Logistics, Facilities Management, Sales & Marketing and Accounting & Finance Markets. We enjoy long established client relationships with an in-depth knowledge of the MENA and International Market, offering candidates reputable career prospects.

With established Middle East regional offices located in Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai, Kobaltt is providing a specialist range of permanent and contract recruitment services to the construction, property and engineering, Supply Chain & Logistics, Oil & Gas, accountancy and finance sectors.

Our team has over 25 years accumulative years of experience being based in the GCC with established client networks and candidate profiles.
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