Procurement Manager – Boots

Alshaya
UAE

Ref: GP435-2205
Alshaya

The Role


The Role


Boots has been catering for the healthcare & beauty needs of the British public for over 150 years. As the leading health and beauty retailer in the U.K., Boots has over 3000 stores as well as operating in more than a dozen countries around the globe.

Boots pharmacies have earned a reputation for providing customers with excellent, trustworthy healthcare advice. As the renowned health & beauty expert, Boots showcases the best exclusively developed products which meet every customer's need and desire. Whether you are looking for expert skincare advice, the latest cosmetics, essentials for your baby, dependable and reliable healthcare advice or indulgent hair care treats, you will find them all at Boots.

* Decides system requirements to deliver accurate forecasting
* Recommends action to the business based on demand trends across the markets
* Recommends inventory levels and complementary replenishment policies
* Ensures efficient order management, taking steps to brief/educate regional supervisors and to communicate process and practice
* Decides performance criteria to meet business requirements
* Develops the capabilities of the supply chain team through direction, coaching, clear objectives and performance standards, providing feedback and managing individual development plans

Requirements


Requirements


* Relevant background - minimum 5 years
* Able to communicate confidently and clearly with senior management
* Excellent negotiation skills, regional and market knowledge, strong interpersonal skills
* High degree of PC literacy and analytical capabilities

About the Company


About the Company


M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 70 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 2,600 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 40,000 people from over 110 nationalities.

The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.
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