Regional Procurement Manager - META

NTS Group

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: NP829-415

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

NTS Group is working with a leading multinational pharmaceutical company to recruit a Regional Procurement Manager, META. The position is based in Cairo, Egypt and will report directly to Regional Head of Procurement. The role will be responsible for sourcing activities of indirect procurement of META region.


• Plan, organize, and direct the work of buying of supplies, materials, equipment, and services, establishes goals, objectives, and performance standards for purchasing activities.
• Establish, implement, evaluate, and modify purchasing policies and procedures; interpret and apply policies, laws, and regulations pertaining to government procurement and property disposal practices to ensure compliance.
• Analyze performance and workload data to develop and implement procedural changes, new methods, or automated systems as appropriate, in order to increase efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the purchasing programs.
• Participate in the preparation and monitoring of the division budget.
• Confer with all departments to determine purchasing needs, legal requirements, and product specifications, and to share information about cost and availability, vendor qualifications, and current technology.
• Develop standardized specifications for the purchasing of commodities used by several departments.
• Direct the advertising, opening, and receipt of bids and the making of awards.
• Review bids, contracts, and purchase orders.
• Ensure maintenance of appropriate documentation and records.
• Research market conditions and new products.
• Negotiate with vendors regarding purchase requirements, prices, trade and cash discounts, deliveries, current product development, and submission of bids and quotations for purchases.
• Investigate and resolve complaints from departments about products and services and from vendors regarding payments.
• Establish a quarterly report to analyze and simplify the data.
• Evaluate, assess the suppliers (semiannually).


Education, Skills & Experience

• Bachelor degree.
• 2-3 Years of experience in a similar role is preferable.
• CIPS or equivalent certificate is a plus.
• Post-graduate study is a plus.
• Pharma business background.
• Knowledge of Category Management Process and its practical applications.
• Knowledge of Contract Negotiation and Management.
• Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
• Excellent communication skills.
• High level of intellectual curiosity, self-motivated to solve difficult issues, continually seeking ways to improve.
• Excellent command of English (spoken and written).
• Excellent command of French (spoken and written) is a plus.
• This is the opportunity to join a very dynamic organization.

About the Company

NTS Group is a leading specialist recruitment firm and experts at recruiting skilled, qualified and professional people in the Middle East.

Our promise is simple. To provide our clients and candidates an expert, professional and bespoke service whilst maintaining the highest levels of integrity and honesty.

NTS Group specialise within contingency, retained and search based recruitment campaigns across the following sectors;

Finance & Accountancy Professional Office Support Sales & Marketing Operations

To our clients, we understand people are your biggest asset and the future of your business. This is why we focus on understanding not only your technical requirements, but your culture, values and vision in order to find the right people for your business first time.

To our candidates, we believe in honesty, integrity and supporting you throughout the entire process. We listen to what you want and proactively go to market to assist you in finding your dream job.

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