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VAC4130 - P&O Maritime - Senior Procurement Officer

Division Marine
Location Dubai, U.A.E.
Department P&O Maritime Services - DEP
Closing Date 03-Apr-2018
About P&O Maritime

P&O Maritime is a diverse global company in the marine transport sector delivering innovative and sustainable solutions in partnership with our customers. With a strong focus on business growth and excellence, P&O’s operations span Australasia, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.


Aboyt the Role

Senior Procurement  Officer is responsible but not limited to :

- The Procurement department of POM UAE.

- Ensuring that Purchasing Procedures are followed 100% within the company by all employees involved.

- Cost effective purchasing of complete goods and services for POM UAE.

- Review procurement function to find out areas of improvements and cost savings and implementation of the same.

- Responsible for all purchases related to Capex, Dry docking (including yard selection), Specific Project related.

- Handling all high value Purchase for the Business Unit.

- Handling requisitions for some of the fleets

- Coordinating and administering all procurement activities for POMS UAE.

- Assisting the line manager in any other procurement related tasks for other Business Units.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • A minimum of 8-9 years of experience in Procurement (preferable with organization in shipping industry/vessel operation). 

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in managing direct reports

  • Knowledge of clearing and forwarding & UAE Market, a thorough knowledge of the procedures and policy, good judgment, negotiation & analytical skills

  • An engineering qualification preferably Marine or Mechanical.

  • Tertiary qualifications in procurement or a related discipline

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing applications. Experience with AMOS would be an advantage

  • Experience working in a fast-paced administrative environment

Key Attributes
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • Well-developed negotiation skills

  • Strong organisational skills

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills

Remuneration and Benefits The employment benefits package is reflective of the market and location. A competitive salary package commensurate with the successful applicant's skills and experience will be offered.
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