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VAC4027 - P&O Maritime - Procurement Officer

Division Marine
Location Dubai, U.A.E.
Department P&O Maritime Services - DEP
Closing Date 04-Jun-2017
About P&O Maritime P&O Maritime is a diverse global company in the marine transport sector delivering innovative and sustainable solutions in partnership with our customers. With a strong focus on business growth and excellence, P&O’s operations span Australasia, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
About the Role

The Procurement Officer is responsible for cost effective purchasing of complete goods and services for POMS Dubai. 

 

He/she will also be responsible for all purchases related to Dry docking (including yard selection), involved in major purchases including yard selection for Dry docking carried out through POMs globally, review procurement function to find out areas of improvements and cost savings and implementation of the same, coordinating and administering all procurement activities for POMS Dubai and assisting the line manager in any other procurement related tasks.
Qualification and Competencies
  • Minimum of 8-9 years of service in shipping industry/vessel operation

  • Knowledge of clearing and forwarding & UAE Market, a thorough knowledge of the procedures and policy, good judgment, negotiation & analytical skills

  • An engineering qualification preferably Marine or Mechanical

  • Tertiary qualifications in procurement or a related discipline

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing applications

  • Experience with AMOS would be an advantage

  • Experience working in a fast-paced administrative environment

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