Job description / Role
A Rapidly expanding engineering organisation are recruiting a Procurement Director to be based in Saudi Arabia. This position will manage the whole procurement function and drive it forward.
- Oversee procurement team in tasks including developing procurement management framework and developing the procurement plan.
- Work with the contracts and tendering teams
- Oversee Procurement Manager in the purchasing process.
- Assists in managing the entire procurement cycle from sourcing and purchasing to settlement.
- Monitors performance and compliance of vendors, ensuring compliance with company policies
- Introduce KPIs for the team and monitor performance
Experience & Qualifications:
- Has Implemented Strategic Procurement strategies
- Has previously managed procurement teams
- Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
- Experience in negotiating and administering contracts, terms and conditions.
- Ability to process requests for procurement proposals including internal requisitions.
- Experience in processing vendor invoices for payment.
- Experience in monitoring and evaluating contract performance.
- Worked within the Engineering industry
Due to current travel restrictions our client has a strong preference for candidates based in Saudi Arabia.
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.