Manager, Contracts and Procurement – UAE National

Focus Direct
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP209-571
Focus Direct

The Role

The Role

Our client, an Educational Institution based in Abu Dhabi is looking to recruit a Manager - Contracts and Procurement to join their team.

The Manager - Contracts and Procurement is responsible for developing and implementing purchasing and contracts management policies and procedures.

Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability

Control purchasing department's budget

Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials

Prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs

Resolve vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers

Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to organization's policy

Review, evaluate and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids

Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability and terms of sales

Prepare bid awards requiring board approval

Represent organization in negotiating contracts and formulating policies with suppliers

Interview and hire staff, and oversee staff training



Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Qualification

10 years experience in the same role

Experience in Educational Institution, an advantage

Knowledge of business and management principles

Excellent Leadership technique, strategic planning and resource allocation

Good problem-solving skills

Effective negotiation skill

UAE National preferred

About the Company

About the Company

Who is focus direct, how can we impact your career?

focus direct specialises as a Search and Selection Boutique Firm since 1999. We recruit professionals who make a difference. We assist with a career, not just a job!

Committed to providing, our clients and our candidates alike with competent, comprehensive and professional service.

We pride ourselves on our responsiveness, flexibility and innovation. Our objective is to deliver tailor – made solutions to suit specific needs.

Our experienced personnel are dedicated to chosen niche sectors, and have several years of experience in each. This means that we can understand your exact requirements, and help you meet your match - whether you are looking for an employee or for employment.

Our Purpose: Adding Value with Impact
Our Vision: “Success through unsurpassed service and reliability”
Our Goal: Bridging gaps by identifying talent for our clients’ organizations Providing careers to our candidates not just jobs

As our candidate, you can expect:

•Timely response to position application, general enquiry and / or follow up
•Honest, constructive feedback and advice
•Fair consideration and honest appraisals of your experience and expertise in relation to a particular career
•A strong sense of respect, dignity, compassion and motivation
•Complete privacy and confidentiality.

Some Industries Serviced: Government , Semi Government, FMCG, Oil & Gas, Transportation, Aviation, Private Equity, Investments, Insurance, Property Development, Specialized IT Software, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Manufacturing
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