JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE
We are looking for a detail-oriented and experienced Procurement Officer to join our team in UAE-Dubai. The ideal candidate will be responsible for sourcing, purchasing, and negotiating with suppliers to acquire the best deals for our food and beverages/catering operations. The Procurement Officer will play a key role in ensuring that our company has a steady supply of high-quality ingredients and materials at the most competitive prices.
- Develop and implement procurement strategies that are cost-effective and efficient.
- Identify and source reliable suppliers for food and beverages/catering materials and ingredients.
- Negotiate contracts, terms, and pricing with suppliers to achieve the best possible deals.
- Evaluate supplier performance and quality of products to ensure compliance with company standards.
- Maintain and update procurement records and documentation.
- Collaborate with the finance and operations teams to forecast and plan for future procurement needs.
- Stay current with industry trends, market conditions, and new product offerings.
- Manage inventory levels and ensure timely delivery of materials to meet production schedules.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or relevant field.
- Proven work experience as a Procurement Officer for a minimum of 2 years or in a similar role within the food and beverages/catering industry.
- In-depth knowledge of procurement principles, best practices, and market research techniques.
- Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to analyze data, make informed decisions, and work well under pressure.
- Familiarity with procurement software and tools, as well as proficiency in MS Office applications.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Understanding of food safety and quality standards is a plus.
- Professional certification such as Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) is desirable.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Through our choice of restaurants and cuisine we aim to create an overall experience that allows UAE residents, to “escape their busy and fast track life and stepping into a robust variety of flavors and traditions passed from many generations.