Senior Procurement Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 2 months ago

McDermott International, Ltd

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Job Description

Job Overview:

Reports to PPM / Principal Procurement Specialist / Supply Chain Manager / Procurement Director.

Supervises Junior Procurement Personnel, Expeditors, Material Coordinators, Logistics & Trade Compliance Specialist, Project Administrator, SPDP coordinator.

Liaise with Engineering, SPS, QA/QC, Planning, Client, PMT.

This position will hold responsibility for Supply Chain Function within the Project Management Team. The role will need to collaborate with key stakeholders on the development and implementation of project requirements and have a key interface with the client and vendors to ensure project milestones are met on time and within budget.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Capable of managing high volume of procurement packages within tight timeline and concurrently working with multiple projects if required.
Lead the procurement strategy within the Project Management Team, ensure all contract requirements are incorporated as well as negotiated to include the Project required flow down conditions to minimize exposure.
Development of a Project Procurement Execution Plan with the assistance of Supply Chain fucntion, to include all purchasing, expediting, logistics, communication and project goals
Monitors project supply chain management related activities and performance, providing direction and support.
Ensure CLIENT needs are identified and effectively addressed, pertaining to all supply chain/procurement requirements, and act where required, as a single point of contact with CLIENT for all supply chain and procurement requirements.
Ensure problems are identified on a timely basis and appropriate corrective action plans are developed to allow resolution; participate in resolving disputes, claims and performance issues
Ensure effective and timely status reporting, to include representing the supply chain management function in project team meetings
Ensure auditable procurement files are maintained and project filing and record retention procedures are implemented
Ensure adherence to project schedule requirements
General oversight of all project supply chain management activities
Ensure deliverable quality level meets both internal and external customer requirements and expectations
Be the primary interface with peers and others appropriate, so as to provide and receive information that will allow all to perform more effectively
Lead effort to conduct project reviews, to include transfer of lessons learned to peers and others as appropriate
Ensure appropriate approval cycles are maintained
Responsible for the procurement packages management for budget and cost including monitoring on expenditures on payment approval, change orders etc.
Be responsible to manage any dispute on claims with vendors with liaison with SPS, PMT, Legal, etc.
Deliver reports required to Project, Client and function on time.
To provide best independent advice to the Project Management Team and Function during the project tenure.
Provide support to SCM Function / Reporting Manager as and when required, perform tasks as directed by the function/ reporting manager


Essential Qualifications and Education:

10+ years of Oil & Gas / EPCI
University Graduate
Professional Procurement qualification preferred
Minimum of 12 – 15 years of extensive experience
Senior person, team leader/manager in supply chain or procurement
Bidding experience

Company Overview and Core Values:

McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.

At McDermott, we hold all employees accountable to follow our 5 core values.
Integrity – we maintain a firm adherence to legal and ethical conduct.
One Team – we are one company, where everyone is equally important.
Go Beyond – we seek courageous and creative solutions.
Well-Being – we promote all forms of well-being.
Commitment – we are reliable and dependable in delivering quality solutions.

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