Senior Category Management Specialist [Materials/ Services]

Abu Dhabi (AE)
07 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
Contract Type
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

• 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

• 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


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


Bachelor degree in Business Administration or Engineering