Maintenance Purchasing Officer

Job Overview


Wood is currently looking for Maintenance Purchasing Officer to support our team in Iraq/Basra on a rotational of 5/2 Rotation.

Iraq Nationals are encouraged to apply.



  • Raise Purchase Orders in line with business rules
  • Ensure Purchase Orders are approved in line with business rules
  • Email the Purchase Order to the supplier (where the system does not support automatic emailing of the Purchase Order)
  • Receipt Purchase Order based on an approved goods receipt note/delivery docket
  • Request credit notes from suppliers and send to Accounts Payable for processing
  • Establish sound relationships with suppliers, ensure lead times are met and expedite outstanding orders
  • Purchase Requisitions (PR) /Purchase Order (PO) amendment processing
  • Material Requisitions (MR) processing
  • Shipments delivery inspection coordination for Materials receiving (GR)
  • Drive continuous improvement across Purchasing process
  • Provide regular report (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly) for MR, PR, PO status as well as updating delivery/shipment status.
  • Notifying section head for any critical or urgent material shipment


  • Strong understanding of Purchasing principles and processes
  • Experience with Purchasing systems (preferred)
  • Analytical and have the ability to solve purchasing and inventory related problems
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Proactive, highly motivated and flexible
  • Highly organized
  • Experienced with MS Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook


  • Maximo / Aconex
  • Microsoft Offices


  • Minimum 5 years experience in the Up-stream or Mid-Stream of the Oil and Gas project/operations engineering business
  • Bachelor degree preferably Business Administration, Accountancy or Finance
  • 4 – 5 years’ experience in a Purchasing role, including data entry
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions; prepare clear and concise records, reports and other written materials.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with those encountered in the course of work.
  • Organize, plan and complete projects.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally orally and in writing.
  • Work with minimal supervision; schedule own time according to established priorities; work under less detailed instructions to complete assignments.
  • Utilize data extraction abilities and process knowledge to participate in continuous process and data quality improvement initiatives.
  • Must be an Iraq National with Basra Residence ID