Global Purchaser / Senior Procurement Engineer


Sharjah, UAE

Ref: OP576-1187

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Guildhall is a leading headhunting firm specializing in sourcing top talent for prestigious organizations around the world. We are currently working with a major international Oil and Gas EPC company to recruit a highly skilled Global Purchasing Manager for their multibillion-dollar project based in Sharjah, UAE.

Job Description:

As the Global Purchasing Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the successful delivery of a significant Oil and Gas project. You will be responsible for overseeing the procurement and purchasing activities on a global scale. This includes managing supplier relationships, negotiating contracts, and ensuring the timely delivery of goods and services. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to optimize the supply chain and drive cost-effective solutions while maintaining high quality standards.

Key Responsibilities:
- Develop and implement procurement strategies to support project objectives and timelines.
- Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, conduct thorough market research, and negotiate favorable terms and conditions.
- Manage supplier relationships, ensuring compliance with contractual agreements and performance expectations.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders to forecast project requirements and manage inventory levels effectively.
- Monitor market trends, anticipate potential supply chain risks, and implement proactive measures to mitigate disruptions.
- Lead the purchasing team, providing guidance, coaching, and performance evaluations.
- Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards.

AED 18,000 to 20,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management
- Minimum of 8 years of experience in procurement and purchasing, preferably within the Oil and Gas industry or related EPC projects.
- Demonstrated experience in global sourcing, supplier management, and contract negotiation.
- Strong knowledge of international procurement regulations, standards, and best practices.
- Proven ability to lead a team, foster collaboration, and drive results in a dynamic environment.
- Excellent communication, negotiation, and analytical skills.
- Familiarity with ERP systems and procurement software is highly desirable
- Proficiency in English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is advantageous but not essential.

About the Company

Guildhall is the most respected HR & Headhunting Consultancy in the MENA Region.

With deep, extensive knowledge of HR & Recruiting in the region, Guildhall has become a trusted partner of choice for candidates and clients. Starting from an exclusive recruitment agency in Dubai - UAE, Guildhall has grown into an elite service with the ability to cover vacancies in across MENA and Asia-pacific.

Offering tailored Career Sessions and an innovative industry-first membership program designed to save money on core services.

Guildhall is the partner of choice.

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