€18,000 - €20,000 yearlySpoton Connections Malta
Nov 18, 2019Full time
Our client with head offices in Malta and listed on the Malta stock exchange, provides essential logistics and engineering services for plant and equipment used for the exploration and production of oil and gas from offshore fields. They operate from six main facilities - delivering four principle areas of operation: offshore oil and gas logistics, engineering services, toll manufacture of drilling fluids and power generation from large scale PV arrays. They are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Officer whom will form part of purchasing team based in Malta to strengthen further its growing operations. Responsibilities Responsible for the procurement of goods and services for both internal requirements, and client requests, following respective procurement procedure. Request for quotations based on needs identified by respective requester. Endeavour in sourcing activities for requested goods and negotiate pricing with vendors, ensuring savings and sales targets are achieved. Review shipment requirements, including obtaining respective shipping costs through the shipping dept. Issue official quotations to clients as per contracts / issue cost comparisons for internal requests. Chasing quotes pending approvals and necessary back-up documentation. Raise purchase orders with suppliers and follow order until it arrives at the base. Dealing with orders for clients and issuing of all necessary documents. Input data in reports as required by the procedure. Support a positive work environment within the team and other internal stakeholders. Provides training and support to other members within the department, as instructed by the head of department. Support the head of department in developing and updating processes and procedures related to procurement and provide necessary feedback. Requirements Minimum 1 year working experience within procurement. EQF level 4 education in business related subjects. A higher level of education in Procurement / Marketing or Supply Chain will be considered an asset. Fluent in Maltese and English language. Ability to hold an understanding in Arabic and Italian will be considered an asset. Experience with working with Microsoft Office programs, especially proficient. Willingness to work flexible hours including weekends and public holidays, as necessary. Able to work under pressure and to deadlines. Time Management skills and ability to multitask with minimal supervision. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Possess a strong and ethical character. Innovative and has the ability to find ‘out of the box’ solutions. Holder of a clean driving license.