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Procurement Manager

Date: Nov 16, 2018

Location: Doha, Qatar

Company: Salini Impregilo Spa

Salini Impregilo is an industrial group specializing in the construction of major, complex projects, a dynamic Italian company capable of competing with leading global players. Operating in over 50 countries with 35,000 employees, revenues of € 6.5 billion and a total backlog of € 34.4 billion*, Salini Impregilo is a global player in the construction sector and a leading global infrastructure company in the water segment. The Group bases its activities on a strong passion for construction which is reflected in its wealth of international projects. Dams and hydroelectric plants, hydraulic works, railways and metro systems, airports and motorways, civil and industrial buildings are the sectors in which the Group has been operating in for over 110 years.

 

*Consolidated Financial Results 2017

 

We are looking for an expat Procurement Manager (Expat Contract) for current and potential projects in Qatar:

  • Design and construction of the Red Line North Underground, which with a further 3 metro lines, forms part of the project to build the new infrastructural mobility system promoted by Qatar within the National Development Plan for 2030 (Qatar National Vision 2030);
  • Design and construction of the Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor, Qatar, a city about 50 km North of the capital Doha. The stadium will be able to accommodate 70,000 spectators, with an area of 200 thousand square meters; an auxiliary building for the stadium’s security and administration, and a center that will house the electromechanical components and distribution systems;
  • (Under tender): design and construction of the Green Line (extension) metro Line.

 

He/she will be responsible for managing the project’s products and services supply, defining the best strategy for identifying the most effective and advantageous agreements, while coordinating with the central headquarters, in compliance with the Group’s guidelines and procedures.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Defining the procurement plan according to the project's production plan, in agreement with the Project Manager;
  • Guaranteeing compliance with the procedures previously defined by the HQ Procurement Department, and their correct implementation.
  • Guaranteeing that orders are issued correctly and that goods and services are promptly procured, in compliance with required specifications;
  • Deciding the Project Operation Procurement Plan, with the Project Manager, according to the procurement strategies previously defined with the HQ's Procurement Department, to reach the Group's targets;
  • Managing, in operational terms, the procurement process (from selecting suppliers to issuing orders), in continuous coordination with the HQ Procurement Department;
  • Monitoring the conformity of the goods shipped by suppliers, with regard to the documentation, and to carry out the orders, in full compliance with the project's timings and needs;
  • Contributing towards stock management activities, supporting warehouse managers for stock optimization purposes;
  • Managing relations with suppliers, negotiating supplying terms in terms of cost, quality, level of service, timings and related payments;
  • Supporting worksite activities involving suppliers.

 

Requirements:

  • University Degree in Engineering – Civil or Management Engineering are preferable – or equivalent degrees;
  • 5-7 years of experience in similar roles;
  • Previous experience in the Middle Eastern region (Qatar is preferable);
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market;
  • Negotiation and networking skills;
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software;
  • Prone to making decisions and to working with numbers;
  • Collection and data-analysis experience;
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills;
  • A team player with leadership abilities;
  • Full command of the English language; knowledge of Italian is desirable.

 

 

 

Salini Impregilo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications for vacant positions will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or beliefs.


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