Supply Chain Manager

  • Location:

    Erbil, Iraq

  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Ghusoon Nader

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is looking to hire Supply Chain Manager for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil. Candidate must have a significant proven oil and gas contracting experience of more than 10 years, fluency in English and or Kurdish is a must.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Lead the KRI SCM team, including C&P and Logistics and Materials Management
  • Responsible for management of Operations tender process and associated approvals
  • Represent company at a senior management level with external stakeholders including government departments
  • Develop and strengthen the capability of the KRI SCM team, through the progressive use of personal development and succession planning.
  • Provide timely feedback and appraise the individual’s performance on an informal ongoing basis, and annually on a formal basis.
  • Direct SCM in delivering value to the business and mitigation of risk through the contracting and procurement lifecycle including effective planning, sourcing and contract management.
  • Lead Logistics and Inventory Management in strategic delivery of safe, efficient and effective services to the business.
  • Assure compliance across the BU in adherence to company KRI procedures, JVA, PSC and Local and International Law, and support all internal and external business audit requirements.
  • Deliver effective supplier performance management.
  • Continuously monitor SCM performance against agreed KPIs.
  • Identify and develop opportunities to encourage the use of local suppliers for goods and services.
  • Manage the development of supply chain strategies to meet business requirements which maximize and protect value.
  • Actively seek opportunities to drive cost reduction and savings in all aspects of company spend.
  • Provide clear, coherent and effective supply chain management processes from requisition through to contract close out.

Key Success Factors
The successful candidate will be a good cultural fit within company and will be able to demonstrate a genuine commitment to the company values of Integrity, Accountability, Respect, Collaboration and Ingenuity.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
  • Significant proven oil and gas contracting experience of more than 10 years.
  • Formulation and negotiation experience of a cross section of complex contracts in Exploration and Operating environments.
  • Substantive exposure to all disciplines within the supply chain –experience should include knowledge of Contracting & Procurement, Materials Management and Operational Logistics (Transportation & Warehousing).
  • Strong legal and commercial acumen.
  • International exposure within an oil and gas operating environment.
    • The following academic qualifications are advantageous:
  • Degree in a business, engineering or management related subject.
  • CIPS / RICS professional certification.
  • Formulating, evaluating and negotiating complex contracts.
  • Handling of multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Fluent English language and numeracy skills.
  • High level of competency with the Microsoft suite of applications

 Internal & External Interaction:
  • External interaction with Government and Regulatory authorities as well as suppliers and contractors
  • Works independently with a minimal level of supervision and knows when to seek support.
  • Active contributor to the decision-making process, able to deliver against agreed actions when decisions are made.
  • Treats others with respect and acts with integrity.
  • Engages with and contributes to the local community

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