Procurement Officer

Procurement Officer

On behalf of our Client, a leading shipowner, and ship management company, we are looking for a Procurement Officer for their offices in Limassol, Cyprus.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Renders procurement services to the fleet team in which the procurement officer is embedded 
  • Works closely together with the superintendents 
  • Processes the procurement requisitions from the vessels, taking into account the procurement policy of the company and the advices from superintendents
  • Strives to optimize the procurement processes in order to come to the best price/quality ratio of goods/services purchased 
  • Contributes to the annual vessel budget and reduces the administrative costs involved in ordering the goods/services
  • Manages the shipment of stores and spare parts purchased and keeps the involved parties, like superintendents, ship’s crew, suppliers, agent closely posted
  • Manages the shipment of ship mails, NtM, ARCS
  • Checks and approves invoices and settle claims/disputes with suppliers, within the given authority levels
  • Rates suppliers basis price/performance criteria
  • Supports the reporting for third party owners
  • Other tasks may be given as deemed necessary by the superior 

 

Job Requirements

  • University degree or similar qualification in Maritime studies (Commercial / Shipping apprenticeship)
  • At least 2-3 years of experience as a procurement officer in the shipping industry
  • Previous experience in a ship managing company or company’s supplier
  • Sound understanding of procurement and the logistics 
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office. Experience in using PMS software solutions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a high sense of responsibility
  • Confidence when dealing with people often in difficult circumstances
  • Able to work under pressure and meet demanding requirements

Benefits

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • 13th salary
  • Provident Fund
  • Private health insurance
  • Continuous personal development and training opportunities

 

All CVs will be handled with the utmost confidentiality.