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Purchasing Specialist | alfanar Electric


Group overview:

Headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, we operate construction and manufacturing businesses, design & development centers and a host of facilities in the Middle East and other countries.


alfanar is involved in:

  • Electrical, Electromechanical and Civil Engineering Construction
  • Manufacturing and Marketing Electrical Construction Products
  • Allied Engineering Services

Our Main Divisions:

  • alfanar electric
  • alfanar Construction
  • alfanar Building Systems

alfanar electric

alfanar electric is the industrial arm of alfanar, manufacturing a variety of low, medium and high voltage electrical construction products.

alfanar electric operates industries in:

  • Riyadh and Jubail, Saudi Arabia
  • Dubai, UAE
  • London, UK

alfanar has a development and engineering center in Chennai, India.

Industrial Complex, Riyadh

The center of alfanar’s industrial activities is alfanar Industrial Complex situated in the Third Industrial Zone on Al-Kharj Road, Riyadh.

Spread across 700,000 square meters, the Complex houses alfanar’s facilities.

The Complex has a comprehensive infrastructure including a data and communication center as well as a commercial zone.

Job Purpose

This position exists to performing purchase orders, status report and coordination activities efficiently, in timely manner and quality standards as per the defined policies and procedures to achieve departmental operational plans and developments.

Key Accountability Areas

  • Perform defined requirement, assigned by his Manager according to the department strategy plan.
  • Obtain & Negotiate quotations from suppliers based on specification mentioned in PR. 
  • preparing Comparison sheets for items to be procured and complete the PO issuance cycle by placing the PO.
  • approve the PO and initiating payment as per his competency.
  • Support all Departments by coordinating for timely advance payment to suppliers.
  • Across checking of invoice from the order at the time of initiating any payment.
  • Ensure timely delivery of quality product and help logistic section in this regard.
  • Maintain an updated knowledge of KSA custom & clearance policy, administrative regulations and legal requirements that relate to the purchase goods 
  • Review market, price, delivery conditions, and trends to determine present and future material availability.
  • Work in cross functional team with logistics responsible for preparing draft & pre-Negotiating contracts/orders with Logistics providers.
  • Searching for new & competent suppliers to develop a consolidated database to meet current and future needs.
  • Preparing Daily status reports of Purchase Request and discuss it with concerned manager on weekly basis
  • Contribute in achieving the department objectives.
  • Implementing the QMS Polices & Procedures and reporting any Minor/Major non-conformity to his immediate manager.

Role Accountability

HR Proficiency:

  • Ability to obtain updated soft and technical skills related to the job
  • To have a vision and a plan for the career path and how to achieve it.


  • Perform the planned activities to meet the operational and development targets as per delivery schedules.
  • Utilize resources effectively to achieve objectives within efficient cost and time.
  • Provide a periodic report formatted by detailing the deviation and execution of planned tasks.


  • Solve any related problems arise and escalate any complex operational issues.


  • Ensure quality requirements to develop effective quality control and processes including specifications for products or processes or related activities.

Business Process Improvements:

  • Coordinate well-defined written systems, policies, procedures, and seek automations opportunities as much as possible.


  • Comply to related policy and procedures and work instructions.

Health, Safety, and Environment:

  • Ensure compliance of relevant safety, quality, and environmental management procedures and controls within defined area of work activity to guarantee safety, legislative compliance, and delivery of high-quality products/services.

Academic Qualification

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or Any relevant field

Work Experience

2 to 5 Years
5 to 10 Years

Technical / Functional Competencies

Cost Benefit Analysis
Cost Reduction Analysis
Group Purchasing
Purchasing Agreements
Purchasing Applications and Tools
Purchasing Benchmarking
Purchasing Planning
Purchasing Procedures
Purchasing Reporting
Purchasing Supply Chain Management
Work And Purchase Orders

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