Company: Weatherford
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


  • A minimum of 10 years previous experience in similar role within SCM in oil industry
  • BSc degree in supply chain management or in relevant subject along with professional certified qualification.
  • Excellent industry knowledge and a willingness to keep up with trends.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal abilities.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Deadline-driven and committed to excellence.
  • Proven negotiation Skills
  • Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
  • Strong project management skills
  • Solid judgement with ability to make good decisions and find solutions



Duties and Responsibilities:




  • Generate and implement effective sourcing and regional category management strategies
  • Running Spend analysis and Identifying Souring Opportunities and Projects while leveraging on local and regional volume and size
  • Optimize sourcing procedures to attain maximum efficiency
  • Perform cost analysis, negotiation strategies and benchmarking;
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement, market analysis and trends
  • Perform estimate risks and apply risk minimizing techniques
  • Coordinate and liaise with suppliers, subcontractors, stake holder and internal product lines/businesses
  • Keep track of all costs and managing budgets
  • Get engaged with end users to understand and resolve complex technical, strategic and business related issues
  • Managing the bids process from end to end while insuring compliance in all stages. Lead bid schedule and milestones
  • Prepare and review the commercial aspects of the bid, ensuring TCO is considered in the final analysis.
  • Manage the bid budget, to monitor and report on overall performance against KPIs where needed.
  • Drive continuous improvement, through setting pre and post-bid reviews
  • Ensuring all set deadlines are respected and met.
  • Lead negotiation and/or re-negotiation of new and existing contract rate
  • Manage governance with the strategic suppliers and drive the suppliers' performance towards operational excellence
  • Ensure efficient Supplier Base Management while performing due diligences and insuring transactions compliance
  • Develop and manage relationship management of key suppliers; scheduling regular performance reviews and SQ reviews