Applications are invited for the post of Procurement Manager
Analysis of current processes to develop and then implement short & long-term procurement strategies designed to reduce costs and improve quality and service.
Review sourcing of local products / services with a view to better identifying internal customer requirements and significantly improving the delivery of products & services.
Conduct RFI’s, RFP’s and RFQ’s in a professional and timely manner.
Implement internal & external feedback procedures to measure effectiveness of operations, including customer satisfaction, and propose methods for continuous improvement.
Establish and maintain vendor databases and initiate / maintain partnerships with external vendors to achieve cost savings through better vendor selection, favourable contract agreements and improved delivery and billing processes.
Anticipate company needs and requirements by keeping abreast of market & product trends and developments continually analyse pricing to ensure competitiveness.
Minimum 3-5 years in regional / local roles as Procurement Manager or Procurement Head.
Previous experience within the Middle East is ESSENTIAL and Shipping related experience preferred.
Experience of developing & implementing purchasing systems and processes for procurement of a broad range of materials including construction, FFV (Fresh Fruits & Vegetables), and other domestic / commercial supplies (electrical, mechanical, office related, technical repairs related etc)
Good knowledge of UAE markets and various vendor sources.
Civil Engineer / Construction Engineer with past procurement experience will be preferable.
Any experience on Procurement ERP systems will be a distinct advantage
Education : Bachelor's Degree
Key Skills : Procurement, Procurement ERP Systems, ISO, Six Sigma
Purchase - Head