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  • Full Time
  • Basra, Al-Basra Governorate, Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

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Energy Jobline

We are looking for Head of Material Management one of our clients with the following details:

Location: Basrah, Iraq

Work Status: Rotation, 4 weeks ON – 4 weeks OFF

Start date: Jan 2024

Duration: 1 year with potential 1 year extension.

Qualification And Experience Required

  • Diploma: BAC+3/5 or recognized/certified experience equivalence
  • Professional experience: +15 years in oil and gas industry. Minimum 9 years of exposure on Procurement, Freight Forwarding & Material Management
  • Personal Abilities: Advanced Management, Advanced Human Relations, Problem Solving and Planning / organizing / coordinating / controlling.
  • Language: English (required) & Arabic / French (Nice to have)
  • Can supervise a large team.

C&P competencies

  • Advanced Procurement, Freight Forwarding & Material Management Technical Competencies required.
  • Basic or intermediate on other technical competencies
  • C&P tools certification required (SAP)

In its perimeter, the Job holder leads & organizes Material Management activities of all Affiliate: Procurement, Stock & freight forwarding processes.

  • Ensure proper interfaces with relevant stakeholders for all activities under the Job holder responsibility to establish & maintain a highly effective service.
  • Prepare and monitor KPIs for material management activities of his/her team.
  • Improve / Maintain Procurement, Stock Management & Freight Forwarding competencies & skills in the team.


  • Ensure the update & issue of the Procurement Planning & help to prioritize the workload.
  • Plan & organize the purchasing workload in conjunction with Métier Partners
  • Ensure set up of Duet/ Triplet meetings to ensure processes efficiency.
  • Propose & monitor adapted purchasing strategies to drive cost optimization & reduction.
  • Provide support & participate in complex & difficult negotiations.
  • Ensure the reception, management & follow up of PO until payment & reception.
  • Participate to the follow-up & the evaluation of suppliers with Métier Partners

Stock Management

  • Provide technical expertise in areas of management, storage, scrap, transfer & disposal of materials & equipment.
  • Organize & control material requirements planning activities.
  • Manage cost-effective strategies & improve stock optimization of the entity.
  • Define & implement stock management parameters for Capital Spare Parts articles.
  • Ensure the SAP articles database is managed as per the Discipline recommendations & rules of the art.
  • Ensure preparation of the Purchase Requisitions for the replenishment of stocked articles, validated in Duet.
  • Undertake a specific monitoring of «strategic» stock articles (chemical products, etc.).
  • Control expediting activities related to Goods in Transit

Freight Forwarding & Customs Clearance

  • Assist & advise the Partners’ Entities on the Freight Forwarding & Customs issues.
  • Manage & Coordinate all Freight Forwarding/customs activities as a Technical Entity for the affiliate.
  • Monitor transport mode choice for the sake of economy & compliance with operational constraints
  • Monitor the litigations issued from the Transport/Freight Forwarding operations with the Legal/Insurance, etc.
  • Be the local relay of CATMAN Freight Forwarding at HQ TGP level.
  • Keep informed of changing laws & decrees governing the Freight Forwarding operations.

The Job Holder Has Team Management Responsibility

  • Coordinate the workload within his/her team.
  • Ensure competencies management of his/her team.
  • Team Management and lead by exemplarity.
  • Ensure the communication of good practices & lessons learned on contractual matters.
  • Establish & promote continuous improvement of Contracts, procedures & reference documentation.

The Job holder manages Compliance of the product line activities:

  • Verify that company’s Referential, practices, Contractual & Purchasing Policies & applicable laws & regulations are adhered to, especially related to ethic & transparency for all activities related to Material Management.
  • Represent the Company on C&P matters with authorities.
  • Ensure the good administration / filing of all purchasing documents & ensure that all justifications are well performed.
  • Ensure the application & respect of the procedures in the tender process & the use of the purchasing documents & procedures to comply with the standards of the company & the agreements with the partners.

The Job Holder Adheres To The H3SE Rules

  • Set a personal example in adherence to COMPANY rules & procedures.
  • Raise awareness & provide guidance in directing employees under their supervision regarding the execution of the H3SE rules, both for Company Staff & suppliers without detracting from Contractor’s legal obligations.
  • Ensure that H3SE clauses are implemented in C&P documents & H3SE performance is followed up systematically.
  • Notify relevant staff on accidents, incidents & near misses & initiating corrective actions

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