Work Setup: Onsite; Location: Ermita, Manila

Work Schedule: Dayshift (9 AM to 6 PM); Monday to Friday


The Buyer is responsible for processing, documenting, and communicating the requisitions put in by the assigned vessels, adhering to policies and SOP’s set by the shared services.


  • Degree holder of any faculty with a minimum of 1 – 5 years of relevant work experience in procurement, preferably in the shipping industry.
  • Proficient in Oracle (preferred), SAP, Eyeshare, or Excel.
  • IT literate in working with advanced procurement systems.
  • Good interpersonal & stakeholder management skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • High-stress level, being comfortable handling numerous tasks within limited timeframes in a structured manner with an eye for detail.
  • Strong-minded with a robust personality.
  • Fluent in English.


  • Buyer performs day to day purchasing related activities to ensure safe and timely delivery of requisitions ordered by the vessel with due consideration to the criticality of the item.
  • Responds to the requisitions raised by vessels in company’s purchase module which is Oracle Supply Chain.
  • Communicates with Category leads regarding prices and deliveries.
  • Achieves the goal of cost efficient, safe & timely operations of vessels in accordance with company policy & procedures.

 Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Check & analyze requisitions based on the requirement of stakeholders.
  • Comply with available frame agreements prices pre-selected by the vessel.
  • Issue the Purchase Order (PO) with all the required details (i.e. ETB, agent details) once approved (To be confirmed).
  • Ensure that the supplier issues Order confirmation.
  • Follow up on the delivery two days before of ETB.

 Overall Job Profile:

  • Deals with category leads for supply of requested items of required on board.
  • Carefully takes care of the purchase flow to ensure the desired result which includes processing requisitions.
  • Daily coordination with vessels to ensure prompt information & immediately address queries and/or complaints.
  • Continuously improve service quality and productivity levels. Proactively share best practices across the teams.
  • Coordinates with vessel, agents and local ship chandlers for the smooth delivery of orders.
  • Resolves issues regarding supply as raised directly by the vessel.
  • Provides feedback to Captain and Superintendent regarding local ship chandler for budget control.
  • Process invoices for payment.
Company: Shipping Company
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Location: Manila City
Salary: Open

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