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  • Procurement/ Supply Chain

    Technical Buyer

    Currently we are looking for a Technical Buyer in Rotterdam who will be joining our client’s procurement team for a fix-term position.


The purpose of the Procurement Engineer role is to create value to the PMT by developing and implementing project procurement plans whilst holding the responsibility for defining the project procurement strategy throughout the FEED / EPC phase within the Oil, Gas, Petroleum and Infrastructure industries.

The candidate is expected to liaise as a member of the Project Team, supporting the Contractor and associated Project functions to determine purchasing strategy, contract compliance, legal requirements, and material categorization. In addition, the candidate is to share information about cost, availability, vendor qualifications, and to drive procurement plans, strategies, tools and deliverables.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Understand and monitor required compliance with spare parts.

  • Ensure all business transactions are conducted ethically and professionally in accordance with all laws, regulations, codes and standards.

  • Ensure that contractor is working in accordance with the Contract.

  • Review and approve contractor’s purchasing procedures.

  • Understand and apply material standardization.

  • Ensure that Aramco qualified vendors receive requests from tenders and proposals.

  • Ensure that purchase requisitions and orders are accurate, approved and released in a timely manner and in accordance with project requirements.

  • Experience of order placements for large size projects including engineered equipment from major manufacturers.

  • Attend bid opening meetings and bid clarification meetings where required.

  • Review all bid recommendations prior to award and obtains Aramco approvals.

  • Keep informed of current developments in the field of purchasing, prices, market conditions and new products.

  • Analyze the market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability.

  • Identify project critical and long lead material and manage the process for novating Purchase Orders

  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround time, streamline work processes, and work in a cooperative manner that fosters quality customer service within the FEED / EPC phase.

  • Maintain best international project working practices and discipline to procurement and company policies.

  • Expedite vendors, sub vendors and LSTK’s to meet Project milestones.

  • Generate and maintain procurement progress and expedite reports.

  • Hold weekly procurement meetings with contractor at any stage of the project (FEED / EPC).

  • Communicate and prepare detailed status reports for purchasing.

  • Determine overdue material and inform the project team of material status plan and schedule project procurement timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

  • Track project procurement milestones and deliverables.

  • Contribute to subcontracts plans and strategy.

  • Ensure compliance with customs duty exemption and materials management requirements.

  • Develop and operate strong interfaces with engineering, quality and schedule functions


  • 10-15 years of experience

  • Certification (i.e. Charted institute of Purchasing and Supply)

  • Working knowledge and experience in Tools such as: SAP, Primavera, Risk Assessment tools, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Word and Physical Progress systems


Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.

Reference number

20 851


For more information about the position above or working for Dovre Group, please contact:

Closing date

2019-07-01 12:00:00
United Arab Emirates
Procurement/ Supply Chain