Technical Procurement Specialist at Onstream Group

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Job Description

  • Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.
  • Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures
  • Reviewing, comparing, analyzing products and services to be purchased.
  • Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
  • Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.
  • Provide technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge.
  • Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports
  • Work collaboratively and negotiate and engage with stakeholders and suppliers regarding new projects, supplies and initiatives and advise of impact of change on purchasing and production activities
  • Negotiate contracts/agreements for purchasing of materials.
  • Recommend suppliers; administer contracts throughout the project.
  • Assess supplier performance: quality, cost, delivery, service.
  • Actively participate in supplier performance reviews
  • Develop ideas and strategies to improve operational efficiency, add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement
  • Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilizing negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
  • Assess and evaluate suppliers and undertake performance reviews to ensure contract compliance and manage performance improvement activities.
  • Undertake research on and evaluate existing and new suppliers.
  • Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues
  • Balance both tactical executions with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction on projects.
  • Conduct industry research to identify potential suppliers
  • Clarify discrepancies between material received and orders, if any with suppliers
  • Provides a proactive supplier expediting surveillance support service to Project by ensuring material and documentation deliverables proceed in accordance with contractual requirements, and fully in compliance with Project procedures
  • Work with the project team on procurement and execution of engineering packages of project long lead items and bulk materials including materials required for early tie-in activities.
  • Develop procurement plan/strategy for the entire project that defines the detailed procurement processes
  • Organize both sealed and emailed bid openings in line with company procedures for both technical and commercial bid received. Perform critical evaluation/analysis of bids received, by applying the evaluation model and criteria in which bids received are evaluated.
  • Management of preparatory works, inspection, materials delivery and materials receipt etc.
  • Manage the entire project procurement activities with the usage of the end-to-end procurement tools ranging from RFQ issuance, collation of commercial and technical evaluations, recommendations, Purchase order issuance, expediting of materials and service contracts and final close out of project.
  • Performing other duties as requested.
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to health and safety, and quality management.

Job Requirements

  • Responsible for purchase of materials required for project needs. The Technical Procurement Officer is expected to have technical knowledge, expertise, understanding of the role.
  • The Technical Procurement Officer oversee the purchasing of technical goods and services for the organization.
  • The officer has very detailed knowledge of the equipment, materials and supplies used in all organization’s projects, and is able to identify companies that sell them.
  • Professional certifications/Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) is an added advantage
  • Experience in an engineering, procurement and operations
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with the use of MS suit, specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to analyze bills of material and drawings to understand key requirements.
  • Knowledge and direct experience in negotiating contracts and quotations with Contract Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Ability to identify cost reduction opportunities.
  • Strong negotiation Skills
  • Strong Analytical, numerically astute with strong proven problem identification and solution abilities.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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