Company: Petroplan
Skills: Purchasing
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Our client is a market leading provider for marine and offshore services to the shipping and energy sectors and is looking for an experienced Lead Buyer to further develop their procurement department. This is an opportunity for an ambitious commercially minded individual to prosper and grow within a world-class company that already has a strong reputation in the market. This will be a managerial role with several direct reports and the responsbility to coordinate several departments.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Source and procure sub-contracting services to satisfy the ship repair, NB projects, yard maintenance & other requirements.
  • Implements the day-to-day operations assigned for the subcontracting section to ensure compliance with the established standards and procedures.
  • Coordinate with project managers, project engineers and update the subcontracting status
  • Organize the regularly review meeting with subordinates and identify the concerns to provide the best possible solutions

Candidate Profile:

  • 10 - 15 years experience subcontracting in an industrial environment, shipyard, offshore / Oil & Gas industry
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong commerical awareness and negotiation skills
  • Broad knowledge of international trade and strong familiarity with shipping terms


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