KSA National GRO & Procurement Officer for an international advisory firm

RecruitMe FZE

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 11 Jun 2024

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Employment: Full Time

The Government Relations & Procurement Officer will play a pivotal role within the Procurement team, contributing to multiple projects at various stages of the procurement process. This role involves engaging with government procurement portals, identifying potential projects for bidding, collaborating with various teams to prepare and submit proposals, managing tender documentation, and ensuring compliance with procurement processes.

Additionally, you will be instrumental in managing all legal matters related to visas, permits, licenses, and employee registrations. This role involves liaising with Saudi Arabian government departments and agencies to facilitate processes such as visa processing, passport renewal, residency permit applications, company registration and document attestation. You will provide crucial support in obtaining licenses and permits, navigating regulations, and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities
• Delivering Results: Supporting all aspects of government relations and procurement processes, ensuring efficiency and compliance.
• Building a relationship of influence with the client: Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with client procurement teams, suppliers, and service providers to influence decision-making and foster collaboration
• Portal Management (global): Proactively managing portals within KSA and internationally. Managing supplier registrations, identifying suitable tender opportunities, and submitting tenders.
• Achieving commercial outcomes: Contributing to the company's success by achieving desired commercial outcomes in government relations and procurement activities by effectively managing proposals, tenders, and contracts in government relations and procurement activities.
• Supporting business growth: Contributing to business development initiatives by identifying and communicating potential tender opportunities across government procurement portals, thereby expanding the firm’s market presence and offerings.

• KSA national candidate currently based in Riyadh
• Intelligence: Ability to analyse information logically and deliver comprehensive analyses effectively.
• Arabic Proficiency: Excellent written and spoken business Arabic communication skills.
• English Proficiency: Excellent written and spoken business English communication skills.
• Project management: Ability to effectively structure and manage the delivery of projects and programs especially in the tender submission process.
• Software: Proficient in using PowerPoint and Excel.
• Leadership: Demonstrates the ability to cultivate influential relationships with both clients and staff.
• Effective Communicator: Proficient in conveying ideas and information clearly and efficiently.
• Can-do Attitude: Resourceful, proactive, positive and solution-oriented.
• Attention to detail: Meticulous attention to detail and thorough in tasks and responsibilities
• Resilience and stamina: Ability to handle challenging clients and a high workload effectively.
• Development-orientation: Curiosity and commitment to personal and professional growth.
• Caring for others: Demonstrate concern for the well-being, development and progression of more junior staff members.
• Experience using the Etimad portal for tender identification and submission
• Experience using government portals in the Middle East for tender identification and submission
• Experience working in a procurement role.
• Experience working in a licensing and regulatory compliance role.


RecruitME are a specialized recruitment consultancy supplying top tier business support staff to Dubais leading multinational organizations. We carefully source, screen and select only the very best candidates to assist our clients in making easier recruitment decisions faster.

Differentiating ourselves from standard recruitment agencies our consultants have been carefully chosen for their backgrounds in business support for leading multinational organizations. Having been both the client and the candidate previously, we have an insiders understanding of the recruitment process and our clients needs.

What we do:

Specializing in business support positions we can assist in introducing a small selection of experienced administration, finance and human resource candidates with the relevant experience to benefit your business. Our careful screening process ensures that we have met with and can give a concise overview of each candidates skills and current situation before you meet them.

We pride ourselves on sending our clients only the very best available candidates in the market to ensure a simplified, hassle free and timely recruitment experience for all involved.

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