Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Job alert: Procurement Coordinator, Kazakhstan

Procurement Coordinator, Atyrau, Kazakhstan

Reports to: Project Manager

Job description: To coordinate Procurement activities and organise procurement process.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

The job holder is responsible for the following activities

  • Deals directly with vendors to ensure prompt and accurate delivery of goods to appropriate locations.
  • Expedite, Monitor, track and report all procurement activities;
  • Handles any delivery inconsistencies or delays
  • Monitors supplier delivery performance to actual demand, establishes priorities and problem solves to pull in material to meet Customer commitments, also reviews past due promise dates and negotiates with Suppliers to develop recover plans to clear the past due or backorder condition.
  • Expedite deliveries,
  • Advise company Staff of “Poor Supplier Performance” issues.
  • Communicate specifications to Suppliers and coordinates related technical questions between Suppliers and technical support personnel.
  • Provide daily/weekly forecasts based on historical demand to initiate procurement activity by purchasing group
  • Update lead-times for product via Buyer input and economic conditions.
  • Daily analyze reports in preparation of planning for all Buyers
  • Daily plan aftermarket materials with non Kazakhstani suppliers
  • Communicate strongly with all Buyers in regards to quotes, lead times, pricing, and various issues with suppliers
  • Obtain strong business relationship with suppliers and constant communication
  • Support company’s policies/procedures, assist developing high standards of performance and ethical conduct in the workplace.
  • Communicates closely with Client’s Logistics services provider and ensures that items are handed over to Logistics company.
  • Place relevant PO to SPILs supplier and follow up its execution;
  • Must ensure that Quality, Planning, Logistics, Documentation and Records and all aspects of Commercial Services are managed professionally in accordance with the COMPANY’s needs and requirements of CONTRACT.
  • Assist COMPANY (or its brokers) in spare parts inspection and QA/QC, providing shipping and technical documentation requested in the CALL-OFF ORDER.
  • Ensure that verifiable original OEM parts are procured, no substitution third party manufactured or copied parts will be allowed;
  • Ensure packaging, storage, shipment and preservation of spares fulfilling COMPANY minimum requirement;
  • Report status of procurement activities and shipment details on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis, and organise progress meeting as required (weekly, bi-weekly) with the COMPANY to report on status, issues/concerns, manpower, corrective action on potentially late due items, etc

Safety Responsibilities:

Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment., by complying with:

  • Kazakhstan Statutory Health, Safety & Environmental Regulations.

Main Interfaces:


  • Company Procurement Department.


  • Vendors and Subcontractors.

Qualifications & Experience:

The job holder must have:

  • Economics/Technical qualification
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in the international Oil & Gas industry on both onshore and offshore projects
  • Specific Production & Maintenance Engineering Experience
  • Proven experience in outsourcing major O&M services
  • Experience gained in a similar role on major projects
  • Experienced in multi-discipline interaction and co-ordination
  • Capable of using specific PC software (Ms Excel; MS Access)

Required Competencies:

The job holder must have proven:

  • Proven knowledge of Project Management techniques
  • Good technical and commercial communication skills
  • Specific knowledge of spare parts analysis and identification
  • Ability to interact with other members of the Production Operations department
  • Capable of giving direction and guidance to O&M Contracts Engineers
  • Proactive approach to decision making
  • Ability to work with and mentor foreign nationals
  • Extensive knowledge of contractual and performance rewarding mechanisms

Working Conditions:

  • Working schedule 5 work days and 2 rest days.

How to apply:

Contact: Gulmira Mirmanova

Senior HR officer
Cosmi Kazakhstan LLP

+7 777 6019480


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