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Procurement officer

  1. Saudi Arabia
R-110078

AtkinsRéalis business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, AtkinsRéalis are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 years history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation, and other infrastructure programmes.

AtkinsRéalis in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

About AtkinsRéalis

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at www.atkinsrealis.com or follow us on LinkedIn. 

Job Description- Procurement Specialist:

Purpose

Reporting to the Project Director, the Procurement Specialist will work to identify, develop and implement strategies, contracts and processes for the outsourcing of services in a multi-Client real estate management portfolio.

As Specialist, the person will provide leadership, guidance and direction to team members, interact with key operational staff to communicate on competitive initiatives, and report to the Senior Manager regarding regional activities

Responsibilities

• Coordination of all activities related to the issuance of Service contracts on a regional level,

assisting in establishing supplier / proposal evaluation criteria, providing direction or aiding in

the management of competitive bidding process, leading or participating in negotiations with

suppliers, recommending contract awards, and providing guidance pertaining to the

management of new supplier transitions.

• Identification of opportunities for cost reduction through contract improvements, contract

consolidation and the potential for inclusion of additional services in the outsourcing portfolio.

• Facilitating contract review meetings with suppliers and operations teams to measure supplier

performance against Key Performance Indicators and to identify opportunities for service

improvements.

• Providing support on national competitive bids and corporate strategies and coordinating

reciprocal feedback between Strategic Procurement and the Operational Clients.

• Providing ongoing support and training as required to all direct reports on procurement

policies, processes and contract management.

• Gain a thorough understanding of SNC-Lavalin O&M’s procurement policy and provide

procurement process training across all Strategic Client Units.

• Respond to quality management issues and supplier performance concerns.

• Manage all human resource administration for direct reports, including but not limited to the

establishment of annual objectives and performance management.

Qualifications

  • A University Degree/College Diploma is required. A CPP designation and additional training in areas related to supply chain management is preferred.
  • Experience in the commercial real estate or other services industry is preferred.
  • Solid working knowledge with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience working with MERX, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, E1 is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, customer service, leadership and negotiation skills are required, as well as strong delegation and time management skills, with excellent initiative and follow-up capabilities.
  • Strong people management skills with the ability to provide guidance and development.
  • Arabic is an asset.

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • 26 working days annual leave (6-day work week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover.
  • Company gratuity scheme.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24-hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants.

AtkinsRéalis   is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforces. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.

We pursue this commitment by:

Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented.

Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice.

Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect.

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Career opportunities project professionals should take advantage of today.

Preview

Europe

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

05/24/2024

Summary

Ashley, Major Project Director, started his career as a civil and structural engineering apprentice. "It was clear during my studies and working environment that I had a natural tendency to so

Preview

What sets AtkinsRéalis apart? Major projects, unlimited career progression.

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by

Shailaja Mantha

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