Senior Category Management Specialist [Materials/ Services]

Location
Abu Dhabi (AE)
Salary
negotiable
Posted
07 Nov 2016
Closes
07 Dec 2016
Category
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

To manage procurement activities, particularly for nuclear-related materials, equipment and services, from initiation to post-award administration to ensure requirements are met in a safe, compliant, timely, and efficient manner; to support management in the development of procurement and supply chain strategies to ensure security of supply; to support the Procurement Supplier team in the qualification of suppliers; to ensure consistency in application of procurement processes, and end user satisfaction

Procurement Management
• Develop suppliers’ profiles and conduct market research and analysis
• Understand the specifications and scope of work, and ensure all Technical / Quality, Requesting Organization and HSE requirements are provided by Procurement Engineering are included
• Interface with Procurement Engineering and Requesting Organization as necessary to resolve issues
• Handle all aspects of high-value high-risk procurements, or any other procurements as directed by management
• Support the Procurement Supplier team in the qualification of nuclear suppliers
• Assist in the development of procurement and supply chain strategies to ensure security of supply
• Lead the tendering process, including document preparation, negotiation and acquiring approvals
• Communicate and interface with the Requesting Organization, Procurement Engineering, Finance, Legal and suppliers during tendering and post award in technical / quality, commercial and contractual matters
• Ensure a robust and commercially driven business case is prepared to support recommendations for award, proving assurance to management that the best agreement has been obtained
• Carry out some contract administration functions and supervise the close out and feedback on performance
• Provide the necessary “checks and balances” oversight to ensure that supplier’s supply chain/procurement activities meet the contractual obligations of their contract with
• Manage the close-out of agreements
• Lead negotiations with suppliers, if required
• Review and approve all Supplier invoices to ensure “work” billed is in accordance with the Purchase Order terms
Quality Assurance
• Ensure that all work carried out is of the highest standards of safety and quality, and in compliance with the department and company-wide quality program, in order to effectively support safe and reliable plant operation
• Support continuous learning and application of industry best practices in order to maintain the highest quality of procurement workmanship
• Promptly report quality related issues or deficiencies on procurement activities to line management

Activity: Procedures and Best Practices

Responsibility:
• Develop, review and ensure effective implementation of Procurement procedures and other processes as required
• Demonstrate full adherence to Procurement procedures, and assist users to ensure their adherence
• Conduct work in accordance with professional best practice and code of business conduct
• Maintain vigilance against counterfeit, fraudulent and suspect items
Activity: Training and Qualifications

Responsibility:
• Develop the appropriate training plans, training materials, and awareness sessions to ensure team members receive necessary training and skills required for their development
• Keep current with Procurement best practices and update colleagues as applicable
• Successfully complete all required initial and continuous training courses and requirements in order to attain and maintain the required qualification and certification in areas of specialization
• Strive to improve BNPP technical knowledge level, understanding of overall plant operation and maintenance, and impact of procurement activities on safe, reliable and cost-effective operation and maintenance of BNPP

Skills

Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Engineering

5 years relevant experience in Supply Chain Management or Procurement

Behavioral Competency
• Respect for Safety & Security
• Integrity and Transparency
• Communication Effectiveness
• Results Focus: Working Effectively and Efficiently
• Teamwork
• Accountability
• Error Prevention

Education

Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Engineering