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Material/Document Controller

Job Title: Material/Document Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sulaimaniya, Iraq
REF: 700
Contact Name: Sana Kamangar
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Material/Document Controller for one of the leading providers of solutions to the oil and gas and construction industries to be based in a field near Sulaimaniya.


  • Protects Contractor Company and thereby Company from contractual risk by working in a process of continuous improvement to encourage/promote the introduction and implementation of best practice contracting methodology and practices.
  • Support Material Management in the day-to-day activities for procuring and expediting of material. Incumbent is also responsible for planning and executing of procurement activities to meet project requirements with regard to cost and schedule.

Accountabilities include, but not be limited to:


  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility
  • Safety Awareness / Accountability
  • Organizational Alignment
  • Technical Skill
  • Work Performance
  • Action Orientation
  • Teamwork (Cooperation)
  • Communication
  • Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Individual Leadership
  • Strategic Ability
  • Impact & Influence
  • Managing Vision & Purpose

Key Relationships:

  • Procurement Department Team Members
  • Vendors / Suppliers
  • External Stakeholders includes Client (Logistic and Warehouse) and Subcontractors
  • Project Team and related discipline Engineers


  • Demonstrate an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility
  • Positively and constructively represents EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Management services) mission and vision to all external contacts at all opportunities
  • Responsible for taking action to prevent damage to the health and safety of self, other people and/or property. Responsible for taking prompt and correct action when actual damage occurs
  • Maintain confidentiality of information at all times.
  • Ethically and respectfully builds and maintains effective working relationships.
  • Utilizes effective communication skills to ensure information is distributed in a timely and clear manner.
  • Daily correspondence with freight forwarding, logistic, warehouse and subcontractors to ensure the timely delivery of materials.
  • Maintain material registry for inbound, outbound, and issuance to subcontractors.
  • Produce and update weekly/monthly project material movement reports.


  • The ideal candidate will be proactive. They will demonstrate broad experience in Oil & Gas Brownfield and Greenfield facilities, preferably with EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Management services) contractors. Middle East experience on similar projects would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate experience in past project involvement in small to medium size projects.
  • Able to exercise good judgement in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information and adhere to high standards of confidentiality and honesty.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems, analyses alternatives, and develops viable recommendations.
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks to perform job functions in an orderly, efficient manner.
  • Demonstrated high order interpersonal skills and the ability to operate within a multinational environment, with wide exposure to various cultures and customs.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal) with ability to interact across multiple disciplines.
  • A high level of computer literacy.
  • Understand the market standard delivery time of the material / equipment.
  • Capable of analyzing and commenting about a detailed project schedule and a Material Delivery Status Report.
  • Broad experience of vendor expediting, including typical expediting problems and solutions, and expediting techniques.
  • Able to organize and manage progress meetings with vendor and client, including drafting the MOM for procurement and collating comments from other disciplines.
  • Manages and tracks work systematically.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the main Legal, Business, or Engineering branches, i.e. Mechanical, Civil, electrical, chemical, or equivalent.
  • Preferably having worked in a similar role for a considerable number of 3 years in a brownfield project, with total of 8 years in Contracting and Procurement within oil & gas / petrochemical environment.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.