Contracts & Procurement Lead


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: United Arab Emirates

What is required?

  • hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 9 June 2023

About this role: Contracts & Procurement Lead

  • Contracting & procurement strategies and tactics;
  • Tendering, bid evaluation, and negotiation with Suppliers;
  • Contract representative for medium to high value contracts;
  • Supply chain improvement;
  • Implementation of Contractor Safety Management practices;
  • Contracting & procurement for project;
  • Supplier relationships;
  • Delivery and contract performance management;
  • Visible HSE Leadership;
  • Develop Contracts and Procurement strategy and conduct tender/negotiation according to company procurement process for responsible subcategories to meet business requirements;
  • Develop & implement procurement system for project;
  • Identify levers for cost improvement and drive implementation developing tactics;
  • Develop award proposals and secure approvals;
  • Engage and align with key business stakeholders and Contracts Owners/Holders in all aspects of procurement decision, contract management and supplier management;
  • Jointly with Business, drive discipline and performance of contractors in major Business;
  • Performance Reviews and conduct contract close out and post implementation review as required;
  • Brings in industry best practices to improve the C&P processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred;
  • Qualified C&P Engineer with about 15 years’ experience and good multi discipline project knowledge, out of which 5 years in the ME region including KSA;
  • Experience in metal processing/recycling/refining industry will be of advantage;
  • Proven experience in procurement/supply chain with demonstrated knowledge of inventory planning and logistics;
  • Proven experience in negotiating and managing medium to high value contracts;
  • Good understanding of strategic, technical, legal, finance, taxation, and commercial issues;
  • Able to translate large amounts of data into useful information and draw reasonable conclusions;
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS) is preferred but not mandatory;
  • Strong and proven interpersonal, influencing & stakeholder management skill;
  • Experience in ERP contract management systems like SAP, Oracle is required;
  • Experience of contract management applications like Ariba, Procon, etc. is required.

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Jithin Thomas
Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

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