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Senior Purchase Officer

Keywords / Skills : Senior Purchase Officer, Purchasing,

5 - 10 years
Posted: 2019-06-26

Job Description
  • Assist in the development of the section policies and procedures and provide interpretation to staff.
  • Prepare work schedules.
  • Interpret job specifications and key responsibilities to direct subordinates and assign duties.
  • Supervise the compliance with policies and procedures and ensure work exactness, completeness.
  • Identify and recommend procedure change to improve efficiency of subordinates.
  • Consolidate and report subordinate’s performance.
  • Report work problems or assist subordinates in solving such problems.
  • Identify challenges impacting the unit’s talent base and propose appropriate succession planning.
  • Supervise and prioritize the daily activities of purchasing officers ensuring that all purchasing activities are completed in a timely manner
  • Maintain good knowledge of goods/services within the specialized commodity group in order to provide sound advice to subordinates as well as customers
  • Supervise the implementation of schedules, task assignments, and allocation of man hours to ensure compliance with purchasing commitments
  • Supervise and process purchase requisitions and purchase orders for all goods /equipment/services within the specialized commodity group
  • Provide guidance to end-user departments and external customers and advise them on commodity specifications and purchasing activities
  • Ensure that the necessary approvals are provided in the system before the processing of purchase requests and orders
  • Ensure that purchasing data is inputted correctly into the system and data logs are maintained in an organized fashion for easy reference and retrieval
  • Monitor purchase order activities, ensuring proper coordination with requester and suppliers, proper input and updates in the system, and that expeditors are following up on processed purchase orders
  • Liaise with the Contracts and Suppliers Management Specialist for all contracts and vendor management activities
  • Brief the Purchasing Manager regularly on all activities within the department and escalate any issues that may adversely affect the operations of the department; preparing reports as required


About Company

United for Manpower Solutions is a licensed staffing provider based in Doha, Qatar. We endeavour in providing our employers and job seekers the highest standards of excellence and professionalism in a legal, ethical, cost-effective and timely manner. Thus, we are dedicated to building long-term relationships with both clients and candidates whilst living by our core values; Integrity, Excellence, Commitment & Determination, Teamwork, respect, innovation and Change!

At United, we take our obligations towards Quality at the same time, taking care not to conflict with those policies of our clients and the government authorities in Qatar and other countries. This ensures that provision of manpower fits in seamlessly with the operation of our clients.
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