Senior Buyer – (SC, H&LV C&V)

Powerchina Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited


Ref: SP362-21

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• To ensure domestic and global sourcing and procurement of submarine cable, high and low voltage cable & wire equipment by, among all, optimizing cost and resources.
• To ensure selection and certification of submarine cable, high and low voltage cable & wire equipment by developing and maintaining an effective relationship with the suppliers
• To participate, with the Project Management team, in the startup phase, insourcing of submarine cable, high and low voltage cable & wire equipment providers by supporting in the definition of the configuration parameters, quality levels (operation and maintenance), proposing the final price by negotiating with the providers, and, once approved, closing the open deals
• To ensure, in the execution phase, the procurement of SC, H&LV C&V equipment, by defining and updating a selection model, monitoring and reviewing, where necessary, parameters of choice, developing and negotiating price models, analyzing price trends, technical innovation, controlling quality and production performances.
• To support Project Management in potential additional supply chain management related work.


Basic requirements:
• Experience in one of the businesses of submarine cable, high and low voltage cable & wire equipment manufacturing / production / technical design / technical sales/quality inspection for no less than 5 years;
• Basic international engineering procurement or supply chain business knowledge.
• Good communication skills.
• Engage with international engineering business and management related work.

Preferable requirements:
• Experience in international EPC project execution/purchasing management.
• Good negotiation and business skills in Chinese and English.
• Availability to mid-to-long-term overseas business trips, experience with global sourcing work

About the Company

POWERCHINA HUADONG ENGINEERING CORPORATION LIMITED (hereinafter referred to as “POWERCHINA HUADONG”), founded in 1954, is a state-owned key enterprise affiliated to the world’s Top 500 enterprises, Power Construction Corporation of China (POWERCHINA). Headquartered in Hangzhou, POWERCHINA HUADONG has its branches in China, and overseas offices in UAE, Indonesia, Mexico, Vietnam, Ukraine, Philippines, Turkey, Nigeria, Kenya, Pakistan, and Ethiopia.

As a national high-tech enterprise, POWERCHINA HUADONG has been ranked among the Top 100 Chinese investigation and design enterprises regarding comprehensive strength since the 1990s, and has been listed in the Top 60 Design Firms jointly compiled and published by Engineering News-Record (ENR) of USA McGraw Hill Construction and Construction Times for consecutive years since 2006.

Since its establishment, POWERCHINA HUADONG has undertaken the planning, survey, design, consulting and other work for more than 100 large and medium-sized hydropower and water conservancy projects at home and abroad.

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