Procurement Officer - #29132

Yokogawa


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Al Khobar
Contract type: Full time
Not just a job, but a career Yokogawa, award winner for ‘Best Asset Monitoring Technology’ and ‘Best Digital Twin Technology’ at the HP Awards, is a leading provider of industrial automation, test and measurement, information systems and industrial services in several industries Our aim is to shape a better future for our planet through supporting the energy transition, (bio)technology, artificial intelligence, industrial cybersecurity, etc. We are committed to the United Nations sustainable development goals by utilizing our ability to measure and connect About the Team
Our 18,000 employees work in over 60 countries with one corporate mission, to "co-innovate tomorrow". We are looking for dynamic colleagues who share our passion for technology and care for our planet. In return, we offer you great career opportunities to grow yourself in a truly global culture where respect, value creation, collaboration, integrity, and gratitude are highly valued and exhibited in everything we do RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Procurement
Achieve specific procurement goals or provide support to others while following established procurement systems and protocols
  • Contract Requirements
Identify trends, summarize findings, and give feedback on existing contract performance, and provide as input to new contract processes for negotiations/renegotiations
  • Contract Management
Deliver required outcomes by coordinating activities of subcontractors and suppliers and acting as a primary point of contact for them while working within an established contract management plan
  • Data Collection and Analysis
Collate and analyze data using pre-set tools, methods and formats. Involves working independently
  • Document Preparation
Organize and prepare complex documents using a variety of applications for technology devices such as standard office software. Also responsible for gathering and summarizing data for special reports
  • Sourcing
Collect and analyze the key cost drivers, market dynamics and issues, areas of innovation, and alternative suppliers for a low-risk area with many alternatives/minimum costs of changing, in consultation with relevant functions to provide solid market information for decision making
  • Cost Accounting
Evaluate costs and identify variances or opportunities to improve profitability for more senior colleagues
  • Information and Business Advice
Resolve queries from internal or external customers or suppliers by providing information on complex processes and the related policies, referring to others where necessary for interpretation of policy
  • Operational Compliance
Identify, within the team, instances of non-compliance with the organization's policies and procedures and/or relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, reporting these and escalating issues as appropriate
  • Stakeholder Engagement
Assist with stakeholder engagement by arranging actions, meetings, events, and supporting materials to promote stakeholder understanding and commitment
  • Personal Capability Building
Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching; gain or maintain external professional accreditation where relevant to improve performance and fulfill personal potential. Maintain an understanding of relevant technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media Behavioral Competencies
  • Manages Complexity
Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. For example, looks at complex issues from multiple angles; explores issues to uncover underlying issues and root causes; sees the main consequences and implications of different options
  • Business Insight
Applies knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals. For example, understands the main business fundamentals. Tries to learn the organization's key drivers, industry developments, and trends; seeks guidance to understand choices
  • Courage
Steps up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said. For example, shares own ideas and points of view openly, regardless of potential criticism or risk; shows conviction when faced with adversity and challenges; raises difficult topics to be sure they are addressed
  • Collaborates
Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. For example, finds many ways to add value to the team; probes to draw out richer input from others; is a valued resource who goes out of the way to help others
  • Tech Savvy
Anticipates and adopts innovations in business-building digital and technology applications. For example, investigates technologies to learn some cutting-edge best practices. Uses digital/social media to benefit the team and add value to the work being done; understands how to avoid misuse of these tools Skills
  • Data Collection and Analysis
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on analyzing data trends for use in reports to help guide decision making
  • Costing and Budgeting
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on costing, budgeting and finance tasks
  • Negotiation
Negotiates without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on how to help the organization by obtaining consensus between two or more internal or external parties who may have different interests
  • Verbal Communication
Uses clear and effective verbal communications skills without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on expressing ideas, requesting actions and formulating plans or policies
  • Contract Management
Supervises the construction of assigned properties according to instructions with guidance, but not constant supervision
  • Action Planning
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on developing appropriate plans or performing necessary actions based on recommendations and requirements
  • Computer Skills
Supports business processes without supervision by understanding and effectively using standard office equipment and standard software packages, while providing technical guidance as needed
  • Review and Reporting
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on reviewing and creating relevant, lucid and effective reports
  • Data Control
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on acquiring, organizing, protecting and processing data to fulfill business objectives
  • Numerical Skills
Uses an understanding of numerical concepts to perform mathematical operations such as report analysis without supervision and provides technical guidance when required
  • Supplier Management
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on managing vendors so that they deliver the best possible results given available resources Education Short-Cycle Tertiary Education General Experience Experienced practitioner able to work unsupervised (13 months to 3 years) Managerial Experience Very limited (0 to 3 months) Yokogawa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Yokogawa wants a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. We will actively recruit, develop, and promote people from a variety of backgrounds who differ in terms of experience, knowledge, thinking styles, perspective, cultural background, and socioeconomic status. We will not discriminate based on race, skin color, age, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, belief, political opinion, nationality, ethnicity, place of origin, disability, family relations or any other circumstances. Yokogawa values differences and enables everyone to belong, contribute, succeed, and demonstrate their full potential Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Yokogawa
about our Employee Referral process!

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