Procurement Manager

  Castle Company
  Afghanistan Unspecified 467
Date Posted:Feb 24, 2011
Closing Date:Mar 30, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Castle Company:


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Job Summary:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for all procurement and purchasing activities on assigned projects. Requires a high degree of professional integrity, ethics, and confidentiality.

Typical Duties:
Typical duties will include but not be limited to the preparation and/or modification of the following:
• Specifications and inquiry preparation, purchasing, expediting, bid analysis, and invoice auditing for manufactured equipment and bulk materials.
• Standard purchasing forms, including bid requests, material requisitions, purchase orders, logs, reports, trending.
Essential Functions:
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
• Support engineers and estimators in preparations of estimates by contacting vendors for “budgetary pricing” for equipment and materials.
• Implementation of contracting strategies and contracts for construction and professional services, and other services in support of capital projects for our Clients.
• Responsible for support and guidance to engineering personnel, Project Managers, and Construction Managers on formation, implementation, and administration of contract/subcontract procedures.
• Ensures that all contract administration procedures are followed and executed in a professional manner.
• Responsible for assisting and advising Project Managers with ongoing administration of our contracts with Clients and for ensuring adherence to established contract and procedures and requirements.
• Typically supports Eichleay’s’ engineering projects, which may or may not include construction management.
• Able to communicate with vendors, technical resources, and Clients.
• Must be able to work in a schedule-driven environment. Timing is a critical function.
• Must be able to manage budgets and avoid delay costs including shipping
Procurement authority will include:
• Issuing purchase order, contracts and change orders.
• Development of vendors and/or contractors.
• Cost control, change control, and scheduling.

• Expediting orders, quotations, backorders, scope changes, etc.
• Minimum six years experience in the purchase of specialized process equipment and technical services; or
• Equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Requirement:

• Master or University degree relevant to the position.
• Overall 3-15 years’ experience.
• Technical and Designing skills.
• Dari, Pashto and English

Desirable Qualifications
• Strong organizational and analytical skills.
• Excellent written and oral communications skills.
• Excellent communication in English required.
• Experience in designing, implementing and advising on large corporate networks;
• The ability to communicate, negotiate, analyze, elaborate and present reports and statements
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
Supervisory skills
• team building
• accounting and bookkeeping skills
• analytical and problem solving skills
• decision making skills
• effective verbal and listening communications skills
• effective written communications skills
• ability to communicate effectively in English
• Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and word processing programs at a highly proficient level
• stress management skills
• time management skills
Personal Attributes
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
• be honest and trustworthy
• be respectful
• possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
• be flexible
• demonstrate sound work ethics
• Able to travel other locations when/as needed.

• Internal - CASTLE teams and staff and every department head
• External - Staff in donor organizations and clients

Duration of the assignment.
Subject to the technical capabilities with 3 months probationary period.

Job Location:

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