NOTE ONLY APPLICANTS POSSESSING MARINE POCUREMENT / PURCHASING EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE
Svitzer is one of the world’s largest towage companies, owning and operating vessels in more than 40 countries and more than 150 ports and terminals across the globe.
The company is growing rapidly both organically and through acquisitions. Svitzer is a wholly-owned part of the Maersk Group.
For more information about the company, please visit www.svitzer.com.
The role is based out of Dubai, UAE & will be reporting to the Regional Procurement Manager. The successful applicant will take ownership of purchasing and logistics support for a fleet of vessels under direct management.
Travel at short notice to countries within the region is to be expected.
As a Lead Buyer you will be part of a highly engaged international team with ambitious business targets. We set the bar high for ourselves and the organization, maintaining a results driven and aggressive mind-
set while striking a positive work / life balance. We pride ourselves on treating each other with respect and see our diversity as a genuine competitive advantage.
This role provides the incumbent the responsibility to reduce the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of goods and services (incl non-
technical) for Svitzer’s Operations. This includes, but is not limited to, P2P process implementation and optimization, vendor relationship management, shipping and logistics of goods as well as general cost and supply optimization of all aspects of Svitzer Operations.
The position offers a unique opportunity for a pro-active and organized individual to exercise functional leadership across a large operation, building a culture of technical excellence and craftsmanship across the fleet.
This position will be able to draw from a well-developed toolbox within the Global Svitzer organization, selecting and applying practices from other parts of the world and applying in a local context.
A network of seasoned professionals across various geographies are your go-to peers for sparring and consultation. The AMEA Region currently operates vessels in ports and terminals in India, Egypt, Angola, Morocco, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Bangladesh and Russia and is shortlisted for large projects is other geographies.
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