Senior Procurement Manager

Findtalent JSC

Job description

  • Forecasting levels of demand for services and products to meet the business needs and keeping a constant check on stock levels;
  • Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules, and quality;
  • Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining good relationships with them;
  • Negotiating contracts and monitoring their progress, checking the quality of service provided;
  • Producing reports and statistics using computer software weekly, monthly, and an annual report to his direct supervisor;
  • Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors;
  • Training and supervising the work of other members of staff;
  • Tracking and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness;
  • Performing cost and scenario analysis, benchmarking, and risk management.

Job Requirement

  • Four-year university degree or similar level of knowledge and experience;
  • Good English skill both speaking and writing;
  • 7 -10 years management experience in purchasing in international companies;
  • Good knowledge of technical and equipment purchase, understanding of production equipment and spare parts is an advantage;
  • Able to handle international purchasing;
  • Analytical skills and commercial awareness, problem analysis and resolution;
  • A flair for negotiation and networking, leadership, and influencing skills;
  • Quality orientation and attention to detail, systems and continuous improvement orientation;
  • Thorough understanding of Office applications;
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures, safety, quality control, and performance management.

Required Job Skills

senior procurement forecasting research delivery schedules monitoring statistics computer software technical training metrics analysis benchmarking