Procurement Category Manager - Facility Management
GEMS Education
Dubai, Dubai, AE
منذ 4 يوم
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12133 - Procurement Category Manager - Facility Management


Location : UAE - Dubai

Closing Date 08-Oct-2022

About the Role

The Procurement Category Manager will be part of the Central Procurement team and lead the Facilities Management category and sourcing strategy for GEMS MENASA Schools, Corporate Offices, and Services Businesses.

Key Responsibilities :

Provides leadership and accountability, ensuring process compliance and delivering optimal sourcing benefits from category management.

Ensures best price is negotiated and obtained for major projects, specifically prepares requests for proposal, negotiates, selects, and identifies most appropriate suppliers (Price, quality, conditions .

in collaboration with requesting department. Works with Contract Manager and Legal Team to finalise contracts.

Define the GEMS MENASA category strategy, set performance objectives, and monitor progress. Also actively engaging with and securing support from key local stakeholders (Finance, HR etc.)

Ensures market intelligence is updated regularly and ensures that any changes are updated in the category strategy and appropriate steps are taken to mitigate any potential impact that this information may have on the organisation.

Produces annual Category management business plans, ensuring that full alignment between GEMS MENASA requirements and Procurement targets

Ensure that GEMS MENASA category management is aligned with GEMS MENASA corporate strategies in cooperation with business planning and strategy and delivers results to the bottom line.

Actively participate and contribute to the development of procurement as a value-adding function within the GEMS MENASA organisation.

Provide expertise, leadership, and support to GEMS MENASA organisations to drive overall productivity program, promoting best practice sharing, benchmarking, market intelligence, etc.

Expected Qualifications :

Masters Degree along with MCIPS.

Expected Experience :

5+ years experience in a similar or larger organisation.

5+ years experience in the Facilities Management Category

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills :

Excellent and effective communicator. Multi-lingual is an advantage.

Comfortable working with and supporting high-level stakeholders

Ability to convey the value-add message of Procurement.

Can operate in a matrix-driven structure, able to support cross-functional projects

Ability to get involved as needed to offer support in GEMS MENASA business operations.

Strong negotiator, who can effectively manage relationships

About Your Benefits An attractive remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate including tax-free salary, medical cover, tuition fee concessions, annual leave, and end-of-service benefits. About GEMS

Trusted for over 60 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai.

  • Today, we have the privilege of educating over 170,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally;
  • over 270,000 students access resources through our services division.

    About Application Process

    If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application.

    To complete the application you would need the following document(s) :

    1. Resume / CV

    2. Passport-size photograph

    In line with the UAE's Emiratisation goals, GEMS welcomes and encourages applications from UAE nationals to join our fast-growing team.

    Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.

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