Corporate Procurement Officer

Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat)


Ref: MP179-120

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Ensure that procurement and contracting activities (tactical and transactional) for acquisition of third-party Corporate services, spares, consumable, are conducted in a fair and transparent manner and in accordance with the Company policies and procedures.
• Effectively manage Corporate expenditure on third party services, spares and consumables to improve overall performance (Supplier Performance Management) in terms of cost and value added to the Company.
• Undertake ‘front to end’ Corporate contracting activities involving all of the required activities such as but not limited to Strategy development; Pre-qualification exercise; preparation and issue of Request for proposal (RFP), Invitation to Tender (ITT); tender evaluation and clarification, including clarification meetings; negotiation; contract preparation and award; post-award monitoring and administration; and finally performance management process for all assigned Corporate contracts .
• Generate and manage all entries in SAP to ensure that all transactions, commitments and expenditures are duly captured and tracked.
• Support internal stakeholders on selection of appropriate Corporate contracting strategies and contract forms including remuneration method.
• Advise internal stakeholders on appropriate contracting strategies, contract forms, risk vs. incentive and total cost models based on contract arrangement requirements and select the appropriate remuneration methods.
• Select the standard contract model and where applicable prepare special terms and conditions in consultation with the Legal, Finance and other division/departments as may be required to protect the interest of the Company and mitigates risk.
• Interpret the contractual arrangement and obligations and support the contract holders in discussions related to variations, disputes or claims highlighting commercial and contractual issues.


• Prepare the complete sourcing program and timelines for the assigned contract strategies included in Contract Plan based on the priority of each activity and execute accordingly following obtaining of business approval in accordance with the Company policies and procedures.
• Assist in discussing and resolving any contractual performance related concerns with the company vendors.
• Optimize existing Corporate contracts in term of efficiency, cost and value which shall directly have an impact on Corporate spend in coordination with Nakilat and the Joint Venture companies if applicable.
• Identify opportunities for synergies, consolidations and standardization engaging JVs and leverage size and scale, and execute accordingly to realize value through strategic contract and cost management solutions for respective panel of Corporate categories.
• Establish regular KPI’s and Supplier scorecard for respective categories, considering previous experience, lesson learned with focus on continuous improvement.
• Optimize Corporate Supplier Database based on research conducted, internal/external sourcing.

Relationship Management:
• Negotiate and administer various types of contractual commitments so that approvals, extensions, modifications and amendments, supplemental funding requests, notifications, close outs and other actions are handled promptly.
• Liaise with relevant internal stakeholders and subject matter experts in other functions (Finance, Legal, SHEQ, etc.) on matters related to contracts.

Management of Contracts:
• Assist in application, facilitation and implementation of Supplier Performance Management agenda and processes.
• Contribute to the effective management of contracts and deliver outcomes in line with contracts objectives and business requirements.
• Assist in the development and maintenance of contract management information, documentation, procedures, data and records.
• Ensure that all contractors with whom the company is entering into a contract meet all legal requirements and government regulations.
• Prepare contract summaries and status reports in order to keep a track of status of all contracts at different stages of progress on these contracts through close out.
• Assist contract holders in preparation of Tender Committee submissions with commercial and contractual input.

About the Company

Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (known as Nakilat, which means carriers in Arabic) is a Qatari-listed shipping company established by the State of Qatar to own, operate and manage LNG vessels and to provide shipping and marine-related services to a range of participants within the Qatari hydrocarbon sector. Nakilat is an integral component of the supply chain of some of the largest, most advanced energy projects in the world undertaken by Qatar Petroleum, Qatargas, RasGas and their joint venture partners for the State of Qatar.

Nakilat was established in 2004 and is a joint stock company owned 50% by its founding shareholders and 50% by the public. Nakilat owns 54 LNG vessels, making it the largest LNG ship owner in the world. Our fleet of vessels transport LNG produced from Qatars North Field, the worlds largest non-associated gas field with approximately 15% of the worlds total proven reserves to global markets. These vessels, ordered from Korean shipyards, incorporate the latest technology for safe, reliable and cost-effective transportation of LNG.

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Procurement Officer salaries in Qatar

Average monthly compensation
QAR 7,000

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