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Senior Buyer

Keywords / Skills : Buyer, Purchase. Procurement, Merchandiser, Buy, project senior buyer

5 - 15 years
Posted: 2017-11-19

Job Description
Job Description

Jacobs, Zamel and Turbag Consulting Engineers (Jacobs ZATE) is the

principal operating company of our global Jacobs organization in the

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is a multi-discipline professional engineering

and project management services provider to local projects with over 1,800

resources in our home offices and in the field across Saudi Arabia covering

Downstream, Upstream, Petrochemicals and Buildings and Infrastructure

projects. We also have large presence across the Middle East covering

Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman in addition to Saudi Arabia. The total

regional strength is in excess of 2,500 resources.

As a global leader of Program Management and Construction Management (PM/CM) services with projects ranging from $1 million to programs that cost up to $10 billion, we deliver award winning total Design and/or Construction Management projects for public and private sector clients. From the pre-construction phase, through complete erection of the project, to the post-construction and commissioning, we function as an extension of our clients’ goals and aspirations. Project sector and types include: Aviation, Emergency Operations & Data Centers, Healthcare, Hospitality & Entertainment, Correctional & Rehabilitation Facilities, and Research & Development Facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Reviews procurement policy and requirements

- Communicates with/reports to the Project Manager for project execution matters such as progress of the work, outstanding matters

- Ensures familiarity with the project procedures related to procurement activities.

Reviews, on a project basis, the terms and conditions with the Contract Engineer to assure consistency with the contractual obligations.

- Ensures that inquiries are issued on time to the selected vendors/contractors

- Evaluates the commercial parts of the vendors’ bids (a.o. reliability, shop workload, pricing, delivery times, payment and delivery conditions); and has the technical parts evaluated by the specialist

- Reviews, before issue by Procurement, the completeness of the inquiry/purchase order package

- Ensures proper filing of inquiries, purchase orders and related documents

- Arranges, if required, vendor/contractor coordination meetings prior to the final selection. - - Ensures the preparation of the minutes of meeting or protocol

- Ensures that bid comparisons are initialed/approved as per Procurement Plan (being part of the Project Plan).

- Ensures timely placing of the purchase orders

- Expedites or has expedited the receipt of vendor’s/contractor’s purchase order acceptance.

- Controls the commercial aspects of all project purchase orders until delivery on site of all contracts for construction.

- Ensures the accuracy of purchase order information in the database and the input of additional purchase order information in the database as required by other divisions/ departments (e.g. Cost Control and Planning & Scheduling).

- Ensures that approved changes are covered by amendments to the original purchase order

- Ensures that (progress) payments to vendors/contractors are in line with the agreements as per purchase order

- Executes / coordinates vendor / contractor performance assessments

- Is Familiar and have relationship with market

Qualification and Skills required

- Bachelor Degree, preferably in Engineering field, or any other related field.

- Minimum a 5 years of experience in the same field and industry.

- Excellent communication skills.

- Fluent in English.

About Company

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services. With annual revenues exceeding $11 billion, we offer full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets. Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering and construction, and operations and maintenance. Our primary markets include:

Aerospace and Defense
Automotive and Industrial
Chemicals and Polymers
Consumer and Forest Products
Environmental Programs
Oil and Gas
Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Our fundamental business strategy is building long-term client relationships. With more than 60 years in the industry, we have attracted and retained clients by providing superior customer value—in fact, over 90 percent of our work is repeat business from loyal clients. This strategy yields cost advantages, profits, and growth, which allows us to attract and retain investors, and thus fuel further growth. The combination of a loyal client base and steady growth enables us to attract and retain the industry’s top talent. As a result of this sound business strategy we are prospering in diverse markets worldwide. Our global network includes more than 160 offices in more than 20 countries. We have operations in North America, the United Kingdom, mainland Europe, India, Australia, and Asia. Our headquarters are in Pasadena, California.

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