Head Procurement


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About this role: Head Procurement

Overall establish and maintain alignment with the PMT on project Procurement, Expediting, Materials, Logistics, Customs and Site needs, objectives and requirements.•Establish compliance with project procurement processes and procedures:
-Establish project coordination procedures for procurement, and oversee the development of other coordination procedures -Review and approve Contractor’s procurement related procedures and processes.-Document any Risks and Lessons Learned.
•Develop and execute Procurement Plans that support the project’s goals and objectives:-Work with Contractor to develop and implement overall and individual purchasing plans (seek input from Project Sourcing Specialists as appropriate).-Review and implement Contractor’s Purchasing, Expediting and Materials Management plans including plans for purchase of spare parts and bulk materials.
-Develop Closeout and Materials Reconciliation plan, including Surplus Material Management.-Document any Risks and Lessons Learned.•Communicate with PMT on project procurement activities, progress and issues:
-Report schedule and cost data to PMT with regards to all procurement activities.-Maintain close liaison with appropriate members of PMT (Engineering, Quality, Logistics, Construction and Source Inspection Coordinator) during execution and post award activities.-Advise PMT of procurement issues and steps being taken to mitigate any risks and consequences.
•Manage Contractor’s procurement and expediting activities -Ensure Contractor’s compliance to approved contractor procedures and prime contract coordination procedures.
-Review and modify, as necessary, Contractor’s purchasing and contracting documents to ensure compliance with Company’s requirements including terms and conditions of the contract and all relevant exhibits.-Review Contractor’s compliance with Company’s prevention of information brokering and business ethics guidelines.-Assist Contractor in evaluating prospective key vendors and close liaison with the Procurement Quality Surveillance personnel.-Ensuring compliance with the contract Project Vendor List as required.
-Ensure procurement documents produced by Contractor are of acceptable quality (complete, clear).-Assist Contractor with the creation of the Procurement Status Report and Expediting Status Report ensuring all data is in line with the approved Level III Project Plan.-Plan for effective use of Contractor’s materials management system.-Ensure Contractor effectively manages procurement interfaces between Client, Suppliers and all other relevant EPC’s.
-Appraise Contractor’s performance and maintain the agreed Key performance Indicators to be reported weekly.-Ensure Logistics and Customs procedures are created and in compliant with relevant local government bodies and appropriate authorities.-Resolve any materials-related issues or claims derived from OS&D’s or NCR’s issued at delivery to site.-Cooperate with IPR and audit teams with respect to all procurement and expediting activities.
-Ensure orderly turnover of project materials (with regards to procurement) to the operating organization.•Provide Spare Parts Coordination for the project
-Interface with project overall Spare Parts Coordinator for planning, process, expectations and to align synergies.-Understand the schedule and identify key interface points.-Establish and implement plan for spare parts management and coordinate spares acquisition process.-Provide oversight of the EPCM spare parts related activities including obtaining the Required Spare Parts List (RSPL) data and Spare Parts Interchangeability Records (SPIR’s).
-Work issues as appropriate to ensure materials and equipment are received at required location and in line with the project schedule.•Provide subcontracting administration support as required


  • Demonstrate understanding of procurement best practices
  • Intermediate to Expert Equipment and Materials Purchasing Skills (e.g. engineered equipment/bulks)
  • Strong analytical, leadership, negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to operate autonomously on a result orientated basis handling multiple diverse task
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage constantly changing priorities
  • Minimum of 10 years management/supervisory experience on Major Projects
  • BA/BS Preferred

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Namitha Sambhram Aivalli via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Namitha Sambhram Aivalli
Brunel Energy Qatar Doha
+974 4040 3434

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