Senior Buyer

Our client – International Mining Company is looking for Senior Buyer/ Buyer.


  • Fundamental proficiency in all duties and responsibilities of a Procurement Buyer, including; sourcing, tendering, bid evaluation, RFA, PO development and award, expediting, supplier management, etc.;
  • Maintains matrix reporting to Project Management;
  • Sources and procures goods through acceptable procurement practices in a timely manner from the open market;
  • Reviews and negotiates procurement/contractual terms and conditions for completeness and accuracy and achieves the best value;
  • Awareness on Russian Federation Mining Sub-Soil Tendering procedures and regulations;
  • Reviews market trends and maintains awareness of new products and suppliers;
  • Motivates, trains and reviews performance of the procurement staff;
  • Maintains appropriate records and files;
  • Maintains constant liaison with projects, operations, maintenance, engineering, materials management, transport and logistics, and other departments to determine requirements and obtain specifications on goods to be procured;
  • Supports Procurement group by applying Procurement performance metrics in support of the overall Procurement strategy;
  • Evaluates continuous improvement opportunities;
  • Ensures compliance with internal and external policies and regulations;
  • Defines performance objectives for each team member to include individual competency development plans;
  • Makes the overall Procurement and Supply Chain Management group more effective and efficient, through an understanding of local cultural norms, political and social issues;
  • Supports change and actively sponsors key activities and initiatives;
  • Maintains the approved list of vendors/suppliers;
  • Supports all local purchasing initiatives;
  • Ensures expediting is completed in an efficient manner through project expediting and materials management guidelines.


  • Higher education, IPMA-certification is an advantage;
  • Min. 5 years’ experience, in-country, in mining/oil & gas/ uranium industry in procurement department;
  • Projects, Mining background or mine site exposure;
  • Understanding of Russian supplier base and contacts within;
  • Proven, successful experience in Supply Chain function(s);
  • Regional awareness through experience working with other cultures and people;
  • Proficiency in business English and Russian;
  • Pays close attention to details;
  • Possess high ethical and professional standards in all dealings; 
  • Proficiency: Full MS Suite (MS Excel, Word & Power Point required and Access) and Oracle preferred.


  • Salary upon interview results;
  • Medical Insurance;
  • Location – Moscow.

* Согласие на передачу и обработку персональных данных
В соответствии с Федеральным законом от 27.07.2006 №152-ФЗ «О персональных данных» Соискатель выражает свое согласие на передачу и обработку компанией OOO «МПШ Восток» его персональных данных в целях потенциального трудоустройства. К персональным данным относятся следующие сведения: фамилия, имя, отчество Соискателя, дата и место его рождения, адрес проживания, семейное положение, образование, профессия, доходы, а также другая информация, полученная для трудоустройства Соискателя. Обработка персональных данных Соискателя включает сбор, систематизацию, накопление, хранение, уточнение (обновление, изменение), уничтожение, использование и распространение персональных данных внутри OOO «МПШ Восток», с применением следующих основных способов обработки, но не ограничиваясь ими: автоматизированная обработка, обработка без использования средств автоматизации, ведение базы данных.