American International University (AIU) is looking for a dynamic and engaged full-time Assistant Purchasing Officer


  1. Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Work closely with different departments to provide excellent service.
  • Ensure timely delivery of goods / shipments.
  • Liaison with concerned departments and reduce purchasing cost by obtaining best competitive      
  • Ensure all purchase requisitions are processed on time.
  • Ensure competitive quotations are obtained for all purchases with a view to reduce costs.
  • Ensure timely follow up of outstanding orders for their timely delivery.
  • Ensure timely follow up of all shipments and its clearance from customs in liaison with freight forwarders and other officials.
  • Ensure goods receipts are done on time and accurate and discrepancies in delivery are identified and initiate corrective action.
  • Conduct competitor analysis to identify popular products
  • Good understanding of Local Kuwait Market
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive and professional demeanor
  • Flexible to travel to meet with suppliers, distributors and manufacturers as required
  • Ensure timely submission of all reports to management as per their requests.
  • Raise purchase orders from the system and delivery of them to suppliers without any delay.
  • Periodic review of outstanding purchase requisitions and follow up.




  1. Minimum Requirements:


  • College level in Business Administration/Management, Finance or equivalent
  • Minimum two years’ experience in the same field
  • Proficiency in working with personal computers and other related hardware/software
  • Kuwait driving License, necessary with own vehicle
  • Can join immediately


About American International University: 


AIU is a new institution of higher education in Kuwait with the first student cohort admitted in fall 2019. It is a private, co-educational institution offering undergraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education. Through its educational programs, the College serves the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. AIU’s offers degree programs in Engineering, Architecture, and Design,  and Business Administration where the language of instruction is English.


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Job Overview
Job Posted:
3 months ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Bachelor Degree
5+ Years
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