Lead Buyer

Opening Date : Jul 26, 2019
Expiry Date : Oct 26, 2019
Number of positions : 1
Country : Philippines
Location :
Years of Experience : 5


Education : Bachelor's / College Degree

Scope and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the effective day to day supplier relationship management and operational performance of partners and suppliers
  • Prepare commercial bid analysis
  • Generate purchase orders as required and follow procedures in a timely manner
  • Responsible for supporting / overseeing the programme management and execution of sourcing activities including RFQ project/production to meet the internal and external stakeholder requirements for current and future projects.
  • Coordinates the approvals of material substitutions or TQs
  • Establish Requests for Quotations (RFQ’s) including commercial and technical requirements, evaluate and select suppliers’ offers and negotiate contracts.
  • Clarifications with the Vendors for commercial parts and technical parts from engineering for every material to be purchase. Close coordination with the Project involved personnel.
  • Monitor and review market conditions and price & delivery trends for Project materials and equipment.
  • Reviewing/Finalizing/Sign the RFQ's/ PO's before releasing to assigned signatories in the RFQ's/PO's. Close coordination with the VP/PM during Vendor Selection.
  • Resolve Non Conformance Report with concerned parties.
  • Organize kick-off meeting with selected Vendors. Project Basis whenever requires.
  • Preparation and conduct periodic update of Procurement Master Register.
  • Other procurement works assigned by Proc. Manager
  • Meet management requirement in KPI’s (key performance indicators)
  • Follow up on the receipt of order confirmation
  • Qualifications and Experiences:
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate at any Engineering course
  • Excellent understanding of efficient materials flow and best practice
  • High level of computer literacy, to include MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight schedules
  • Preferably should have working experience in Oil & Gas Industry (EPC)
  • Good written and oral communication skills and presentations skills.
  • Ability to negotiate successfully with vendor, clients and contractors through engineering, Procurement and construction phases of the project.
  • Possess strong techno-commercial knowledge on procurement of technically complex equipment, Mechanical & Process packages/materials for EPC industry
  • Possess strong project execution & estimation skills
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and meticulous.
  • Mature, proactive, resourceful, hands-on with good initiatives and ability to leverage organizational resources.
  • Able to work fast under pressure and willing to make tough decisions.
  • Computer literate and ability to work in Oracle environment.
  • Effective negotiation and coaching skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
Qualifications and Experiences:
Minimum Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ Experience as a Senior Buyer
  • Strong track record of negotiating procurement/buying terms
  • Experience in dealing with global suppliers
  • Experience in Oracle system
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