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Project Management
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Buyer

Barrick is looking for a Buyer position to join the Expansion Project team. This role will Evaluate and manage materials and services required for the operation, negotiating with suppliers the best economical-financial conditions available for the organization transparently, competitively an ethically, in order to provide efficiently the planning of the organization according to procedures, policies and establish regulations by PVDC.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Evaluate local and international suppliers based on the quality of the product offered, payment terms, after sales services and delivery options in order to get the best economical/financial condition.
  2. Conduct competitive Request for Quotation (“RFQ”) processes efficiently and in a timely manner for material and services required in direct form or according to the established sourcing plan through the application of evaluation criteria aligned to corporate and local guidelines in supply management, to respond to the operational needs and PVDC strategy.
  3. Expedite all purchase orders ensuring lead time and item specifications are totally fulfilled by suppliers and keep record of suppliers’ performance regards such KPIs.
  4. Assist PVDC Project areas in developing technical specifications sheets and scope of work required to provide accurate requirements to bidders.
  5. Explore and evaluate alternatives to apply Forward Purchase Agreements (FPA) in coordination with Operations.
  6. Obtain precise information regarding price, lead time, incoterms, parts number, supplier identification and material technical specification, to contribute to the right identification of equipment and material to ensure the delivery at appropriate time.
  7. Monitor the material, service, quotations and information request from project users, communicating constantly to contribute with the established standards regarding client services and performance.
  8. Perform comparative analysis regarding volume, cost, delivery time, ensuring that the organization obtain the best value for its investment.
  9. Prepare purchase orders that meets quality criteria established in the system by PVDC regarding to contact information, delivery address, terms and conditions, risk transfer, price, type of order, quantity agreed with user and supplier and timely shipping of the approved order to the buyer, to maintain the process reliable.
  10. Identify improvement options regarding costs and process, to achieve its efficiency.
  11. Monitor in the invoices record system, the invoices associated to purchase orders under responsibility to contribute with an efficient management of the payment according to payment terms agreed with suppliers and internal standards regarding invoices management.
  12. Participate actively in the order life-cycle from preparation until payment, ensuring that each stage of purchasing process (Logistics, warehouse, returning, and payment) received the required support timely to ensure and efficient execution of purchasing and payment.
  13. Ensure the data record in the system is correct, in order to meet with quality required standards in purchase orders and keep the database updated regarding policies and procedures.
  14. Ensure compliance with Supply Chain policies through an efficient communication to user and interested parties and correction/communication timely proposing sustainable solutions to deviations, to contribute with the achievement of organizational goals and keep a control environment.
  15. Keep constant communication with different department of supply chain as warehouse, and logistics, to identify improvement areas and implement solutions.
  16. The buyer serves as link between suppliers and different functional PVDC areas, to ensure that the communication is correct, and the necessary information is received in sides, ensuring a transparency environment, as well as fair and equitable treatment.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Marketing, Industrial Engineering or related fields.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Oracle system or similar for contracts management.
  • MS Office 
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Three (3) years of experience as buyer/planner
  • Additional experience in warehouse/inventory, logistics, preferable.


What we can Offer You?  

  •  A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

About Barrick: 

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.

 

At Barrick Pueblo Viejo women's support in our processes is highly valuated, APPLY!

Barrick Pueblo Viejo provides and guarantees equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination, harassment and acts of violence of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic, condition or status protected by Dominican laws. 
 

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