Corporate Procurement Expert - Rail

Abu Dhabi (AE)
AED 55k plus family status, schooling and flights
20 Jan 2019
17 Feb 2019
Job Type

We have an exciting opportunity for a corporate procurement expert to work client side for a large transport infrastructure engineering organization in the UAE. The candidate placed in this position will be responsible for executing end-to-end procurement processs ad ensuring all corporate procurement activities are effectively manages in order to ensure supply requirements from products and services are attended to in a timely manner and in line with our client’s quality standards. Ideal candidates for this position will have a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, 5 years postgraduate experience and will have worked in a similar position within the construction industry.



  • Execute end-to-end procurement processes, including data collection, documentation, negotiation, contract award, contract management and supplier relationship management
  • Compile requisitions submitted by our client’s business units and provide guidance with issues related to scope of work, packaging, timeline, bill of quantities and proposal requirements, in accordance with our client’s terms and conditions
  • Participate in development of procurement plans by compiling all business units’ needs and requirements from products and services and forecasting demand, in order to more effectively meet the corporate needs and requirements and continuously ensure stock levels are sustained
  • Participate in assessing bidders’ scope of work and evaluating bidders’ proposals and pricing terms of services and compile findings in a report format to be presented to management for decision-making and pursuance 
  • Conduct market research in order to determine the best suppliers in the market who provide the optimum value, delivery schedules and maintain the highest quality standards in delivering services and products
  • Responsible for maintaining and filing existing contracts’ terms and conditions, following-up on delivery and payment schedules and reporting to management on any delays or non-compliances, in order for course of action to be implemented
  • Contribute to developing reports pertaining to signed contracts, awarded contracts, financial information and any metrics relevant to procurement activities, to promote management’s visibility and continuously disperse critical procurement information
  • Maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers by continuously attending meetings and building rapport with the various stakeholders to ensure our client’s projects’ needs and requirements are timely met and attended to
  • Assist in defining channels for dispute escalation with vendors and establishing a clear dispute resolution process between the vendor and the Procurement Department or Requesting Department
  • Coordinate with Legal on subjects related to contract drafting and terms & conditions, relevant to all our client’s projects’ contracts and agreements, in line with internally established procurement policies and procedures
  • Prepare all relevant purchasing documents and ensure they are created as per our client’s procurement policy & procedures


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or relevant subject
  • 5 years post graduate experience
  • CIPS certification
  • Experience working in a similar position within the construction industry