Procurement Manager

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Procurement / Supply Chain
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a  Procurement Manager to work on the engineering and project management services in Saudi Arabia our Al-Khobar office

  • Work on Procurement Procedures and Work Practices
  • Maintain the Project Procurement Execution Plan
  • Work with Licensors, Clients, and Wood secrecy agreements
  • Update and maintain Project Supplier Lists
  • Check that supervised personnel carry out assigned duties in accordance with job descriptions
  • Input all progress data to Material Management System and ensure these are up-to-date
  • Develop contacts with Suppliers' personnel. Maintain the respect of Suppliers and their representatives by adherence to code of conduct and business ethics, corporate policies, procedures and work practices
  • Maintain awareness of the materials supply situation including area sources, price levels and current deliveries. Advise the Commodity Purchasing Manager and / or Manager Purchasing of possible new sources of supply
  • When requested contribute to current and projected price and delivery trends
  • When requested carry out spare parts co-ordination activities in accordance with the Project Procurement Execution Plan
  • When requested by Commodity Purchasing Manager attend monthly cross project commodity meetings

Skills / Qualifications

  • Education to A-level standard, preferably with Business or Engineering knowledge
  • Degree in Business or Engineering (or similar)
  • Minimum 15 years’ working experience on Oil and Gas projects for a general Engineering Service Contractor
  • Project purchasing experience
  • Direct purchasing on a global basis
  • Ability to prepare negotiation strategies / techniques and participate / lead negotiations
  • Good knowledge of project procurement execution (start to finish)
  • Good knowledge of Oil and Gas supply chain or related supply chain


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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