Buyer - (6794), Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Job Has Expired)

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Be the principal contact for all commercial and contractual matters.

Locates and establishes vendors for materials as requisitioned by Engineering / Project Management.

Prepares, checks and issues inquiries ensuring quotations are submitted within specified period.

Summarizes the available quotations and forwards a recommendation to Engineering/Project Management based on price, quality, delivery, service and commercial viability.

Obtain required approvals as per established procedures, issue and process purchase orders.

Maintains full records of requisitions received, inquiries issued and purchase orders placed on each project.

Work with material department/ shipping in resolution of material delivery issues.

Ensure material purchased meets requirements and applicable specifications.

Ensure compliance with established McDermott Policies and Procedures.

Ensure that all relevant documents, approvals, and cost center codes have been obtained and are accurate prior to purchase order processing.

Work with accounting department in resolution of invoicing issues.

Identify, evaluate, prepare and negotiate change orders; process changes with vendors as directed.

Identify, evaluate and monitor risks to McDermott related to selection of alternate vendor proposals

Facilitate pre and post award meetings with vendors.

Maintain purchase records and value accrual amounts for project capital expenditures (ACE/AFE).

Interact with requisitioner on quantity, description, substitutions, availability of requested goods and services.

Interfaces with Engineering / Project Management as required.

Liaises with vendors and ensures that information gained can be used to serve the best interests of the company.

Handle other tasks as assigned from time to time.

Assist with the development and update of cost forecasts.

Reconcile purchases for the end of project close out process.

Provide input for weekly / monthly reports.

Work in accordance with company policies and statutory obligations.

Provide guidance on subcontract management matters to area personnel.

Bachelors degree in a Business Related Field preferred, equivalent experience will be taken into consideration.

1-3+ Years related purchasing experience

Ability to accomplish established objectives within a diverse corporate environment

Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities

Ability to communicate effectively; verbally and in writing in a business setting

Proficient in the use of MS Office computer applications including Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Buyer/Purchasing Agent
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