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Head of Procurement Manager

Propel Consult


Ref: LP127-2252

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• International Certification in Procurement & Supply Chain (CIPS, C.P.M, C.P.S.M etc...) is an added advantage.
• Develop, implement and manage Policies, Procedures & Processes of Procurement function.
• Recommend streamlining of processes and/or procedural improvement to increase operational efficiency.
• Identify, develop and implement long term sourcing strategies to support overall Business Plans of.
• Development and maintenance of Approved Vendor list.
• Periodical review of Supplier Performance.
• Identify opportunities for Strategic Alliance with key Suppliers.
• Recommend sources, price levels, delivery lead-times and procurement strategies to be used in Tenders.
• Ensure that business processes, procedures, service delivery and records management are uniform, consistent and efficient in the administrative structure.
• Review & approve Purchase Orders as per Approved Discretionary Authority Limit (DAL)
• Interview, select, train, supervise, and evaluate Procurement staff.
• Perform other related duties as and when assigned.
• Comply with all safety rules & regulations; attend required safety trainings / programs.
• Ensure that all procurement works are carried out with a high quality standard and minimum cost.
• Ensure Quality Control Systems are maintained in line with the recognized working practices and the Company’s Quality Systems Manual.
• Ensure safe working practices are maintained at all times.
• To ensure acceptable standard of Quality, Environmental, OHSAS and Security Management System is maintained in accordance with recognized working practices and the Company’s QEHS&S Manual & Policy
• Apply and execute the requirements of ISO 28000 (E), ISO 27001, ISPS related to job and Security Management System for the Supply Chain & Information Security Management System are maintained.


• Negotiation
• Market Intelligence
• Product Knowledge
• Exposure to International Market (Marine and Oil & Gas Industry)
• Communication
• Leadership
• Time Management
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent interpersonal & communication
• Teamwork
• Ability to lead and guide a team of personnel and supervisors
• Trustworthy, honest & maintain confidentiality
• Pro active
• Self-Motivated & Hard Working

Internal Work Contacts:
• Contact with all Divisional Managers, Department Heads, and Section Heads as operationally necessary.

External Work Contacts:
• Vendors (Local / International)
• Oil & Gas Companies / Marine Operators / Industrial Clients
• Third Party Inspection / Expediting / Logistics Agencies.
• Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Business Administration with 10-15 Years’ experience in Procurement & Supply chain in Marine and Oil & Gas Industry
• Candidates having longer years of experience in Procurement & Supply chain (in excess of 20 Years) may be exempted from the requirement of formal College Degree.
• International Certification in Procurement & Supply Chain (CIPS, C.P.M, C.P.S.M etc...) is an added advantage.

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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