APM Terminals is a port infrastructure leader, uniquely positioned to help both shipping line and landside customers grow their business and achieve better supply chain efficiency, flexibility and dependability.
Part of A.P. Moller-Maersk, we leverage more than 100 years of industry experience to design and build high-quality container terminals.
APM Terminals MedPort Tangier is one of the most technologically advanced, efficient and safest terminals in the world. It’s ranked as a leading African port and amongst the world’s top 50 container ports worldwide.
Joining us in lifting global trade, means being part of an exceptional field, where the right combination of experience, energy and ambition are given the opportunity to advance and develop throughout their careers!
For further information, visit our website https://apmterminals.rekrute.com/
The Buyer is required to manage Purchase requisitions in a daily basis for assigned goods and commodities for a number of terminals based in Europe or North America, Africa.
Ensures that supplies are ordered and delivered in a timely manner based on the best Total Cost of Ownership.
Handle purchase requisitions of goods and services from request to delivery with the aim of achieving the best TCO while respecting internal stakeholders’ expectations.
Managing pre-qualification process, coordinate and conduct technical and commercial tender evaluation.
Maintain and update vendor database in order to establish reliable supply sources and back-up sources to ensure un-interrupted delivery.
Continuously follow up on the proper adherence to established policies and guidelines by the other departments and report effectively all discrepancies and propose ways of improvement.
Conduct award and kick-off meetings with Contractors. Maintain and further develop positive relationships between key stakeholders and the department.
Ensure timely, accurate and efficient processing of purchase requisitions/orders and Framework agreements in respect to TCO, SOPs and internal customers’ requirements as defined in the SLA KPIs.
Strive to continuously improve workings processes, ensure reliability by maintaining good relations with suppliers and reduce cost and complexity.
Perform other tasks as requested by procurement hub manager.
Respect all safety, security and health requirements for various work environments.
Master's Degree in purchasing, business administration or management.
Knowledge of purchasing foundations and practices, product and service vendor sources.
Strong knowledge of MS office and ERP systems
Good communication skills in French, English (Hearing, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Perfect communication skills in spanish
Proven ability to work under pressure and handle a high volume of requisitions and tight deadlines.
Multi-tasking and prioritising, planning work activities efficiently to meet deadlines and high level goals.
Willingly collaborates. Is not afraid to seek advice from others. Puts in extra effort when needed to help others. Recognizes that the ways of getting things done in different departments, organizations are not the same.
Customer service oriented, thinks about the customer when undertaking day-to-day work.
Strong negotiation skills to enable the company procure needed materials, supplies and services of the appropriate levels of quality at the lowest possible cost without compromising long term relationship with stakeholders.
Ability to look objectively at every side of an idea or situation to ensure that all outcomes are thoroughly assessed before deciding on the appropriate course of action.
Knowledge of International and Local Market and following the new trends in the fields of Spare parts and services for Port industry.
The incumbent requires a very high degree of ethical standards.