• Location:

    Erbil, Iraq

  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is looking to hire a Buyer for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in same position. Kurdish, English and Arabic fluency is a must.

Reports to

  • Supply Chain Manager

Interacts with

  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Commercial
  • Other Project/Client Departments


  • Suppliers

Job Purpose

Perform all routine and non-routine procurement duties in contribution to SCM support to company-wide end-users.

Responsibilities and Key Objectives

  • Preparing formal RFQ documents for items international and local sourcing of goods and equipment.
  • Implements, advises and monitors compliance by end-users of Procurement Procedures.
  • Maintains purchasing documents, files and records (e.g. Requests for Proposal, vendor files, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies and regulatory guidelines.
  • Participates in meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering market information.
  • Ensures timely data entry in “Acquire” and future EAM after ERP go-live
  • Processes financial data and documents (e.g. bids, incoming purchase requisitions, mail, etc.) for the purpose of updating and distributing information and/or acquiring resources to support purchasing operation in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Processes requisitions into approved purchase orders for the purpose of updating and distributing information and/or acquiring resources in compliance with established guidelines.
  • Trouble-shoots PO process (internally and externally) to conform with schedule requirements.
  • Reviews documents and data (e.g. incoming requisitions, past purchases, reconciliations, inventories, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring completeness and accuracy of purchasing process.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.


  • Certificate of secondary education

Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Min. 5 years previous experience of such a position preferably in the oil industry.
  • Possess relevant IT skills in basic MS Office applications.
  • Possess excellent written and communication skills.

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