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Procurement Officer (m/f)

Posted by: ABR Engineers Jobs

Posted date: 2015-Jan-16

Location: South Korea

Description of directorate/division


The position involves directing, planning, coordinating, organizing and controlling procurement for ESS, and includes worldwide procurement of a broad range of commodities for program and administrative support. The work involves close cooperation with different departments within ESS in order to accomplish the organization's mandate and to meet its objectives for the different phases of the project. It also involves internalization of the organization's procurement policies, as well as the rules and procedures of evolving procurement issues.


Main responsibilities


- Plan, organize, coordinate and supervise ESS procurement activities in the most effective and economic manner and review work flows and practices to optimize use of resources

- Develop, implement and improve procurement and contracting procedures and methods for the efficient conduct of procurement and contracting operations, including the development of the structure and applicable functionalities of ESS procurement module

- Conduct, advise and/or direct the necessary planning, solicitation, negotiation, administration, and if necessary, termination of contractual and procurement actions

- Develop strategies for contracting of services, contracts, systems and procedures, controls and innovates on contract terms and conditions

- Act as principal adviser on contracting and procurement actions to the ESS departments and, in close cooperation with ESS departments and specialists, establish routines and procedures for realization of procurement process

- Monitor organization's procurement service standards, carry out continuous analysis of the working methods and systems of the unit, identify problem areas and introduce improvements

- Advise organization management of short- and long-range procurement and contract implications of program and budgetary plans of the organization, and carry out critical and continuous analysis of the working methods of the unit, identify problem areas and introduce corrective solutions

- Ensure that the commodities, services and equipment are purchased under optimal circumstances consistent with acceptable technical and environmental standards, and assume responsibility for final preparation and clearance of all contract or procurement actions






- At least five years experience as a procurement officer within large-scale projects

- At least two years experience of complex and advanced procurements, preferably on an international or European level

- At least two years experience from public procurement including interpretations of the Public Procurement Act

- University degree or equivalent within Finance, Business Administration and/or Law is preferable

- Working knowledge of relevant EU procurement directives and antitrust law

- English is mandatory and other languages an advantage

- Knowledge of Project Management is merited

- Experience of working in an international environment is essential



The successful candidate takes responsibility for actions, makes clear decisions, establishes good relationships and builds a wide and effective network of contacts inside and outside the organization. He/She also gains clear agreement and commitment from others by persuading, convincing and negotiating, sets clearly defined objectives, plans activities and a project well in advance and monitors performance against deadlines and milestones. It is also of great importance that he/she keeps up-­to­‐date with competitor information and market trends, identifies business opportunities for the organization, demonstrates financial awareness and controls costs thinking in terms of profit, loss and added value.

Job Title Procurement Officer (m/f)
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Email abrengineersjobs(at)gmail.com
Location South Korea
Location Location -> South Korea
Job Type Job Type -> Contract
Classification Job Classification -> Procurement
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