Procurement Specialist On - 3395622

Air Products
  • Procurement Specialist On Jobs in Oman - 3395622

    Air Products
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Job Description



The Purpose of the role is to manage cost and supplier risks for all direct and indirect material and services for Oman The primary objective of the role is to provide Strategic and Tactical procurement support for the current operations in Oman Some of the major categories that will be managed by the individual are site services, facility management, office consumables, logistics, utilities, plant maintenance, spares, large capital equipment and site construction The incumbent will be responsible for supporting the plant managers and other local stakeholders with all procurement requirements and will be responsible to address all questions related to procurement process The person will act as a relationship manager with certain business group and stakeholders to ensure that procurement is fully engaged with the business and service levels are maintained


Spend Managed 7 to 10 million USD

Annual Savings Delivered 05 million USD

Regions Oman


Deliver year on year cost reduction and beat inflation costs that contributes to the regional target

Develop framework agreements, discuss terms and conditions with suppliers, and negotiate prices Work with legal team to ensure that all commercial and legal risks are mitigated through appropriate commercial and legal clauses

Issue purchase orders and resolve any invoice queries with suppliers where applicable

Minimise supply risks by proactively identifying high risk suppliers and deploying a risk mitigation plan

Drive supplier relation management initiatives with critical suppliers to extract the best value through partnership and driving supplier innovation

Develop category plans and drive execution of the plan for cost reduction, risk reduction and process improvement

Develop and manage relationship with internal stakeholders, understand capex plans, productivity programs and business demand Develop strategies and category plans, share and communicate with the stakeholders and provide regular updates

Undertake regular spend analysis to identify opportunities for cost savings

Manage deadlines and priorities workload to support project shutdowns

Participate in all service level review agreements for the major existing contracts with suppliers and resolve all commercial issues

Identify areas for improvement in procurement to pay process or any other process related to the specific category, propose and implement the required change for improvements

Manage and resolve any conflicts with existing suppliers related to service performance or other issues such as invoice discrepancy

Develop relationship with stakeholders to understand their requirements and ensuring procurement is engaged early in the buying process

Use the right procurement tools such as SAP for purchase orders and other spend analysis and other mandatory toolssystem recommended by the central Procurement Process enablement team

Provide guidance on procurement processes and advise the stakeholders to use the right procurement tools

Take steps and drive initiatives to ensure that majority of the spend is managed and controlled by Procurement

Ensure that all supply agreements are renewed in time

Develop and lead qualification of new suppliers to improve costs of the material and service procured for the business

Drive innovation and creativity in procurement with initiatives such as sustainable sourcing Keep on top of external trends and best practices with the relative categories and use the external knowledge to drive changes within Air Products


Skills Required

Bachelors degree preferably with 7-10 years of relevant experience supply chain

Self-disciplined, self-motivated, demonstrate ability to work effectively with minimal direction, and good analytical skills

Able to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities, planning, and follow-up skills in a multi-tasking environment

Excellent communication skills with ability to manage relationships at all levels in the organisation

Excellent organisation skills and ability to work under pressure

Capable of handling detailed and complex contract negotiations

Experience in leading and developing sourcing strategies, understanding commercial and legal purchasing terms and conditions

Good understanding and experience in manging categories such as site construction (civil, scaffolding, installation, craneage and others), capital equipment, maintenance and spares, FM, logistics, utilities

Understanding of commercial terms and conditions of purchase

Drafting and implementing supplier agreements, appraising their performance against KPIs

Leading Supplier relationship management program

SAP experience will be desirable

Positive attitude and passion to drive a step change

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Type:Company Job

Deadline:30th Nov 2024

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