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Purchasing Assistant
Posted 560 days ago

·         General information about institution

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is an independent co-education institution of Higher Education that provides an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the UAE, and the university recently received initial accreditation through SACSCOC in the United States. The American model of higher education ensures not only skills in specific academic fields, but also a general education curriculum that exposes students to new ideas and ways of thinking critically about local and global issues. The multicultural student body at AURAK offers candidates the opportunity to teach and conduct research in one of the most diverse countries in the world. AURAK is a young and rapidly growing university and will be celebrating its tenth year of operation in 2019.  AURAK is located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the Northern Emirates and a rapidly growing region.  The beauty of Ras Al Khaimah is reflected in its traditions and diverse landscapes — its white sandy beaches, the majestic Hajjar Mountains, the expansive desert and its sands dunes, and the many historical sites. 

·         Job Purpose

The Purchasing Assistant is in charge for the daily operational purchasing needs and the implementation of the purchase cycle starting from the approved purchase requisition, issuing PO, following up on purchase orders and delivery schedule, PIS closure, payment settlements, and several other tasks.


·         Minimum Qualification and Education

        Essential: Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Diploma.


·         Required Knowledge and Skills

                                                   Procurement / Purchase;   Negotiation; Export / Import; Documentation; Order



·         Work Experience

                                                    Minimum 3 years functional experience in Procurement/ Purchase.   


·         Language proficiency required

       Fluent in English, Arabic is a plus

       Advanced proficiency in speaking, reading and writing English required


·         Competencies

       Attention to details

      Quick learner


      Flexible and Adaptable to changes

      Team worker


·         Reporting line

                                                  Manager of the Office of Procurement & Auxiliary Services

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