Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Procurement Engineer to support our rapidly growing projects in Doha, Qatar.

The Procurement Engineer supports in the day to day procuring and expediting of material and is responsible for the planning and executing of procurement activities to meet project requirements with regards to cost and schedule.

  • Monitors and Reviews overall department workload in relation to specific projects and makes appropriate assignments
  • Review and monitor issuance of Request for Quotation to the pre‐qualified vendors for the bidding of various materials and equipment requirements of the projects
  • Review Negotiation Plan as basis of negotiation for shortlisted vendors and assist with negotiations as required
  • Review and as applicable approve Commercial Bid Evaluation, Award Recommendation and
  • Purchase Order including all necessary and applicable contract documents
  • Coordinate with projects and concerned parties with regard to status of delivery of equipment and materials
  • Monitor expediting of vendor with particular reference to document deliverables
  • Review accuracy of procurement status report and ensure follow up with specific projects
  • Liaises with Project Managers to address specific project issues
  • Analysis and negotiation of claims
  • Maintain claims register
  • Expedite Engineering and Document Control to ensure all vendor prints are returned within the time period stipulated within the purchase order
  • Expedite vendors and QC department for submittals of AFI’s and IRN’s for all equipment and materials
  • Attend KOM’s or hold telephone KOM’s with vendors to establish a good working relationship explaining the criticality of vendor prints submissions, Monthly Progress Status Reports and the impact of equipment/material delivery delays on Company’s overall operations

Skills / Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be proactive and will demonstrate broad experience in Oil & Gas Brownfield and Greenfield facilities
  • Middle East experience on similar projects would be an advantage
  • Demonstrate experience in past project involvement in small to medium size projects with purchase order commitment in excess of $500K
  • Able to exercise good judgement in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information and adhere to high standards of confidentiality and honesty
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems, analyses alternatives, and develops viable recommendations
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks to perform job functions in an orderly, efficient manner
  • Demonstrate a clear understands of Bank Guarantee’s / Performance Bond
  • Demonstrate examples of types of vendor prints and their importance to procurement
  • Understand the market price of a commodity, whether suppliers’ price quotes are reasonable and standard delivery time of the material / equipment
  • Understand technical evaluations and prepare commercial evaluations accordingly
  • Capable of analysing and commenting about a detailed project schedule and a Material Delivery Status Report
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of materials logistics, INCOTERMS, essential shipping documents, and customs clearance procedures
  • Experience of vendor expediting, including typical expediting problems and solutions, and expediting techniques

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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.