JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE
The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for overseeing all procurement activities for catering, F&B, and hospitality operations in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. They will be responsible for ensuring the timely and cost-effective sourcing of all goods and services needed for the company's operations.
- Develop and implement procurement strategies and policies to ensure the timely and cost-effective sourcing of goods and services.
- Identify potential suppliers, negotiate contracts, and establish relationships to ensure consistent delivery of high-quality products and services.
- Monitor market trends and prices to ensure the company is getting the best value for money and identify cost-saving opportunities.
- Collaborate with internal departments to understand their procurement needs and provide support and guidance on procurement processes.
- Manage the procurement budget and ensure all purchases are within budget and aligned with the company's financial goals.
- Maintain accurate records of all purchases, contracts, and supplier information.
- Oversee the selection and evaluation of suppliers based on quality, price, reliability, and delivery speed.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers to ensure smooth and timely delivery of products and services.
- Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and company policies in all procurement activities.
- Manage a team of procurement staff and provide training and guidance to ensure the team's development and performance.
SAR 15,000 to 20,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the catering, F&B, or hospitality industry.
- Strong negotiation, communication, and analytical skills.
- Knowledge of procurement processes and best practices.
- Familiarity with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- Fluency in English and Arabic is preferred.
- Experience working in Saudi Arabia is a plus.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Our aim is to provide our clients and candidates with a consistent, quality service that goes beyond the norm, giving them peace of mind and complete trust in our ability to meet their needs.
Big Fish consultants specialise in their fields and have extensive experience in the region and beyond. We take pride in our knowledge and network and believe that our relationships are built on trust and integrity and are made for the long term.
At Big Fish, as well as caring for the people we work with, we also care about the world and environment we live in, that's why Big Fish support initiatives that promote human welfare, environmental protection and sustainability.