Head of Procurement

Edge Resourcing
Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP969-334
Edge Resourcing

The Role


The Role


Our client is a large local group.

We’re seeking an experienced Head of Procurement, salary AED 45-50k.

Responsibilities:

• Lead the development and implementation of the procurement strategy across the group
• Lead the development & execution of procurement strategies that deliver a competitive advantage driving strategic supplier initiatives. This includes supplier selection, development, and supplier consolidation to ensure procurement optimization and overall supplier performance
• Lead procurement execution for commodity(s) or suppliers, including full accountability for buy and meeting targeted savings
• Monitor supplier quality and delivery performance and develop improvement strategies to ensure business needs are met.
• Partner with key business stakeholders to ensure procured material and services meet the needs of the business.
• Drive improvements in the procurement processes including escalations due to delivery/quality issues, invoicing/payables issues, and database management.
• Provide budgetary information/KPI’s to all business units to ensure understanding and client quotations accurately reflect operational costs
• Drive the reduction of the supply base and aggregate volume to gain leverage
• Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, business units and clients to sustain growth
• Solicit and evaluate proposals applying appropriate commercial review and negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques using available expertise from supporting organisations; implement purchase contracts following applicable company and government regulations.
• Coordinate with Finance department and management to ensure synergies throughout the procure to pay process
• Define procurement objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle, review SOP’s in line with best working practices ensuring ISO Compliance for the department
• Plan, execute, and finalise procurement projects according to deadlines and within budget, acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and internal departments in order to deliver according to plan

Requirements


Requirements


• Must be currently living in Dubai
• Experience gained in a large group or large multinational commercial business
• Oracle system experience
• Candidates from construction procurement will not be considered. This company is searching for candidates who have worked in other varied industries

About the Company


About the Company


Edge Resourcing was established in the United Arab Emirates in 2008. We have taken care in our growth and have kept our corporate values throughout.

Edge Resourcing is led by a specialist team of Recruitment Consultants, each of whom have experience of working in and a sound knowledge of the local market place. We have gradually expanded our horizons and now offer specialist services within the Middle East Retail sector. Our aim is to provide a thorough and honest service to both our candidates and clients, making sure that we only take on work which we feel we can service to the correct level of satisfaction required.

We currently offer professional and tailored contingency and retained search services to the following specialist sectors of the market:
Retail
Accountancy and Finance
Office Support
Human Resources
Sales and Marketing
Legal

Our aim is to continue to position ourselves in the market as one of the most consistent and successful suppliers of manpower. We strive to make things happen and make a difference to your business and career. Success isn’t just about putting people into jobs, but about giving you an honest, personal service. Whether you are a client or a candidate, our aim is to find out exactly what it is that you are looking for, rather than push you to settle for your second choice.
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