Procurement Officer

General Information

Atalian Switch Group
Job Type:
Lebanon - Beirut
Date Posted:
Sep 21, 2022
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


 Seeks maximum value for the company through time and cost agreements while working with technology advanced products.
 Drives continuous improvements in supplier service levels.
 Minimizes risk of operational disruptions while improving the overall business results by forecasting efficiently and ensuring stock.
 Standardizes and automates business and procurement best practice processes.
 Identifies opportunities and implements actions to achieve efficiencies.
 Leads the consolidation, reduction, and rationalization of the local supplier base.
 Manages and develops resources to deliver client satisfaction and achievement of the overall company business and financial objectives
 Builds and fosters strong relationships with suppliers.
 Delivers on cost reduction commitments through the identification, development and execution of strategic sourcing initiatives.


 Tracks order acknowledgement, prepares and communicates shortage and backlog reports, and provides visibility of potential interruptions to the operations teams.
 Ensures orders adhere to supplier agreements and contracts; reports nonconformance.
 Leads finance and logistics staff in resolving reception and invoice discrepancies.
 Supports Sales Organization in strategic situations.
 Supports Contracting and Facility Management Departments in strategic situations.
 Ensures all necessary documentation is available with the Accounting Team for data entry and supplier reconciliation.
 Ensures all necessary documentation is available with the Store Keepers for proper deliveries, returns and transfers to the clients as well as to the company’s internal warehouses.
 Being proficient in working with cross-functional teams, including demonstrated motivation and influence.

 Implements procurement policies.
 Leads all aspects of purchasing, negotiations, strategy, and process implementation for procurement related to goods and services
 Identifies and screens suppliers.
 Negotiates terms and conditions favorable to the company with the suppliers. With coordination with the accounting department.
 Minimizes cost by ensuring minimal non-moving or ageing stock availability.
 Reviews planned orders - creates requisitions for purchased items, and manages approval process.
 Transmits and prioritizes approved purchase orders and supporting documents.
 Tracks orders and confirms system lead times, delivery dates, and costs.
 Reviews, updates, and maintains purchase orders until they are closed.
 Follows standardized practices and procedures in relation to the quotation, purchase order creation, and decision making and evaluation time.
 Assists in implementing and maintaining procurement policies.
 Ensures relevance and conformance with best practices and ensure compliance with internal and regulatory policies.
 Maintains procurement records in a proper filing system in coordination with the Document Controller.
 Check all PQs in progress
 Work on Free description, Follow up on Contracts, reviews expenses and stock replenishment


 Ensures that all company resources are being utilized efficiently minimizing waste.


 Respects all cultures in the Company.
 Remains neutral with regards to any Political and Religious affiliation.
 Being Discrete and Confidential and Trustworthy.
 Being respectful.
 Demonstrates sound work ethics.

Tools & Skills needed for the job:

• Is a self-starter with excellent business/financial acumen.
• Has an excellent negotiation skill.
• Has excellent Multi-Tasking Skills.
• Pays attention to detail and is thorough.
• Has the ability to work as part of a team.

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