The Sourcing Leader to based in the Global Sourcing Hub in Dubai :
Is responsible to deliver sourcing project affected to his / her Sourcing Cell together with junior sourcing resources from the allocated on project basis.
Provides categories expertise to his / her Sourcing Cell.
Is assigned to project opportunities received from Categories and Areas by the Sourcing Cell Manager.
Provides input to the Sourcing Cell Manager to develop the action plan, the time line, the resource assignment and business cases for each of these opportunities.
Executes sourcing projects including :
The data collection (Spend, needs, market) and analysis
The effective location, evaluation and selection of a high-performing supply base in accordance with a short-list of preferred suppliers defined by Category managers if relevant or through new suppliers if required
The execution of RFI / Q / P (Request for Information / Quotation / information / Proposal) and bidding processes, minimizing risk and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and total cost of ownership
The supplier evaluation, assessment, qualification, and selection processes, up to parts & process qualification, in coordination with Quality standards and Supplier Managers if applicable
The negotiation of prices and terms with suppliers in order to meet specified quality, delivery and cost objectives
The analysis of the different offers and the recommendation of 1 or several award scenario
The review of the contracting process with suppliers in coordination the Contract Management Specialist
The communication with Segment Account Lead at Global Category and Area level to secure proper Segment engagement at all steps of the sourcing process
The update / creation of sourcing guides, catalogues and whenever applicable with the help of the sourcing administrative support resources.
The properformalization of the projects through :
Proper template utilization,
Reliable and timely Ariba entries.
The knowledge transfer to the supplier manager(s)
Secures that the projects he / she is assigned on deliver the expected outcome within the planned budget and timeframe, and according to processes.
Reviews his / her team evaluation (Segment and Internal) at the end of each project and propose RWP whenever needed to the Sourcing Cell Manager.
Develops the junior sourcing resources affected on his / her projects to :
Develop sourcing expertise,
Business acumen and Segment business understanding,
Project management skills,
Client service attitude,
Defines training needed for the resources working in his / her project and propose career development plan to the Sourcing Cell Manager and the HR Analyst to develop the workforce and adapt it to the Segments and business needs.
Identifies and propose to the Sourcing Cell Manager opportunities for continuous improvement and client service attitude development.
Complies with all and local procedures applicable to the job function.
Employee may be assigned other duties in addition to, or in lieu of those described above, according to the needs of the location or Company
The salary on offer is as follows :
20,000 AED per month 25,000 AED per month
Expatriate Benefits including flights, medical & bonus
Previous Experience and Competencies :
Bachelor or Master Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing.
3 to 5 years’ experience in sourcing
Competencies to be kept current :
Sourcing and supply chain knowledge.
Interpersonal skills including :
Collaboration with others.
Analytical, structured and be able to influence.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Leadership and management skills.
Ability to prioritize and being multitask.