Job Description


Free placement

Tactical Buyer

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Job id: 249768

07 Nov 2018

Job Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


2 to 5 years

Qualification Level


Job Function

Purchase / Stores / Spare Parts / Buyer


purchasing, SAP, German, Dutch

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country


To meet Clients’ purchase requirements timely and cost effectively to facilitate smooth production with regards to quality and lead time at reasonable market price for any goods or services requested by the Company (Purchasing process).

Role is of a transactional buyer: management of all the transactions pertaining to reviewing the requisitions released, sending quotes, purchasing, notification of the orders and follow up on confirmation of the orders sent to the suppliers in compliance with Company policies and delegation of authorities.
Interface between Company clients and vendors and collaboration with local sourcing specialists.

Responsible for Tactical purchasing process (spot buys) based on SAP purchasing module use and transactions
Timely process of request for quotation and follow up
PO processing and order confirmation monitoring
Escalation point for customer / vendor queries
Share new vendor set-up requests with Sourcing.
Amends PO quantities /prices when relevant
Closes Purchase Orders completed
Files documents according to Company procedures for audit purposes.
Proactively shares knowledge and best practices.
Entrepreneurial spirit, continuously seeks out ways to reduce costs.
seeks and achieves challenging goals
Team to address/attend calls from plants/sourcing specialist/warehouse people. Also in case of urgent requisitions calls up vendor.

• Diploma in Engineering / Industrial / Secondary Education
• Minimum 2Years Experience
• Negotiation & Analytical Skills
• Fluent oral and written skills in English.
• Good computer literacy.
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
• Knowledge of SAP is a plus.
• Maintain high level of integrity and confidentiality.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with individuals throughout the company as well as build relationships with vendors.
• Strong listening and evaluating skills with the ability to design creative solutions to problem situations.
• Strong math and numerical data analysis skills and strong attention to detail.
• Able to work independently, prioritize assignments, and achieve desired results.

Company Profile

Excelsior is a bespoke HR and recruitment consultancy, specialising in the Security, Facilities Management, Education, Hospitality, Healthcare and Automotive sectors. Excelsior provides a high quality, reliable and affordable solution to companies in these sectors. We are assisting companies across the Middle East, North Africa and Asia to find the best talent.

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