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Senior Buyer / Category Lead

Swisslinx Middle East


Ref: LP918-881

Job description / Role

Senior Buyer/ category lead required for PLC in Qatar. Ideal candidates will come from a Heavy industrial, Oil and Gas or Maritime background and must be western educated.

• Development of Contracting and sourcing strategies
• Coordinate with Business units to establish and consolidate all procurement activities
• Sourcing/evaluating vendors
• Commercial evaluations
• Develop and execute negotiation strategies to ensure all Category related acquisitions are negotiated adequately


• 5-7 years’ experience in a Category Management team
• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management related fields.
• Master's Degree in Business Administration or master’s degree in Supply Chain Management is desirable.
• An accredited Procurement / Supply Chain related certification

About the Company

Swisslinx Middle East is a leading executive search firm in the region. We specialise in recruitment solutions, talent acquisition and career advice across a wide range of markets within the financial services sector.

We are located in the heart of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) which gives us unrivalled access to onshore Middle Eastern clients and candidates. We also partner with clients in London, Zurich, Geneva, Zug, Frankfurt and Paris and have been instrumental in establishing onshore Middle Eastern and Emerging Market teams.

We believe in building long-term relationships with our clients helping them develop successful, sustainable businesses. Transparency, trust and discretion drive the way in which we mediate between clients and candidates and ensure we consistently deliver results.

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