Officer - Procurement Medical

Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: QA

Company: Power International Holding

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Supply Chain, the Procurement Officer will be responsible for execution of high volume, low, mid, and high-range value transactions related to the purchasing and acquisition of goods, commodities, equipment, contracts, and services as needed or required to sustain and safeguard the Hospital. The officer will lead in the identification, evaluation, and selection of suppliers, including developing and managing supplier relationships and have responsibility for successfully negotiating supplier contract terms and procurement/pricing agreements.

Job Responsibilities 1

Interact and meet with department heads for project planning, development of bid specifications, valid justifications, vendor research, develop evaluation research for timely awards, develop evaluation criteria.

Review and validate user information, vendor responsibility review, developing evaluation criteria, participating in evaluation selection process for awards, review and expedite contracts, purchase orders, change notices, blanket and standing orders, etc., to ensure timely payment of invoices against issued purchase orders.

Develop, solicit, and award bids, requests for proposals, request for qualification and request for information; responsible to process simple to complex purchasing transactions independently and with supervision for more complex transactions.

Participate in evaluation and selection process and provide guidance and instructions in the preparation of requisition approvals for user departments.

Review, expedite contracts and purchase orders to ensure timely payment of invoices against issued procurements.

Job Responsibilities 2

Coordinate and communicate with appropriate offices to facilitate the efficient and timely processing of contractual agreements.

Accumulate and analyse data and statistics on procurement transactions.

Establish clear communications and timely follow up with User Departments and Vendors.

Maintain Audit Compliant electronic and paper files with well-established chronological data.

Follow up on accounts payable payment problems including increasing quantities, notifying department of funding shortages, timely change order execution, follow up on receipts of materials that by-passed Purchasing.

Train departments about rules and regulations for sole source commodities, provide timely customer service response to calls for assistance in solving procurement problems.

Negotiate contracts with vendors, issuing purchase orders for materials, matching purchase orders with invoices and verifying delivery schedules.

Additional Responsibilities 3

Job Knowledge & Skills

• Strong Knowledge of the healthcare clinical industry.Excellent knowledge of supply chain solutions and operations (both digital and traditional).Good knowledge of ERP solutions specifically for warehouse management.Experience of program and project management approaches.Experienced analytical skills, ideally aligned to e-commerce experience and knowledge.Highly competent in value engineering and performance improvement.Strong negotiation skills, strong contractual and commercial competence.Specialist knowledge of end-to-end supply chain.Ability to effectively manage simultaneous tasks.Proven track record of project delivery skills.Substantial experience of managing multiple senior stakeholders.

• ERP knowledge preferably SAP functional skills are a requirement to be successful in this role.

Job Experience

7 years Total

5 years On Job

3 years GCC




Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Commerce
Certificate in Supply Chain/Logistics related course