Purchasing Coordinator - (Marine Industry)

  • Al Khobar Saudi Arabia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Rawabi Holding Company

Operating in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East for over 30 years as one of the leading industrial players in the region and has activities in construction & engineering, oil & gas, petrochemical, utilities, power & electrical, telecommunication & IT, trading, and manufacturing. RAWABI Holding Company comprises various subsidiaries and several associated companies.

Job Description

• Filters all Purchase Requests on assigned vessels for products and services, and accordingly submits requests to the concerned buyers in a timely manner
• Ensures that all Purchase Requests are encoded in the ERP system in an efficient and timely manner and without any errors
• Handles all purchases under Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA) and purchasing contracts, and ensures maximum efficiency, reliability, timeliness, and cost effectiveness of RVOS purchases
• Is accountable for ensuring that Purchase Orders related to BPA / contracts are issued in a timely and effective manner
• Assists the buyers in the preparation of the quotation comparison sheets   
• Follows up to obtain required approval and to avoid delays in the purchasing transactions 
• Resolves changes and discrepancies, and accordingly updates the purchase order information 
• Supports the vessels and Head Office departments in the development of the purchasing yearly plan and budget 
• Coordinates with the Buyers to complete the Purchasing Plan and ensures it is regularly updated
• Ensures proper coordination with the Warehousing and Logistics functions for the handling and delivery of executed purchases
• Performs miscellaneous tasks as assigned by his/her direct manager
• Tracks KPIs for his function, and devises plans and initiatives for improvements including automation

• Interfaces on a daily basis with the Buyers for the execution of Purchase Requests
• Coordinates closely with Warehousing and Logistics for the management of transfers
• Interfaces frequently with suppliers for purchase execution of BPA and contracts items


• Bachelor degree in  business, or any related field
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in an operation comparable to RVOS
• Excellent interpersonal, communications, organization, negotiation and presentation skills
• Ability to work well under pressure and to act quickly and decisively 
• Computer literacy, including knowledge of MS office applications and basic software applications. ERP knowledge is a plus
• Previous experience in the GCC is a plus, especially if the experience was in Saudi Arabia
• English fluency is a must; Arabic language is a plus

Additional Information

All your personal information will be kept confidential.

P.O  Box 79800
Dammam-Alkhobar, 31952
Saudi Arabia