Purchase Manager

Al Dammam Development

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: QP607-10

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Purchase Manager to join our team in the Food & Barrages industry. The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing and managing all purchasing activities within the organization, ensuring that the procurement process is efficient, cost-effective, and aligned with the company's goals and objectives. The Purchase Manager will play a crucial role in establishing strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating favorable terms, and maintaining high levels of quality and delivery performance.

Responsibilities:
- Develop and implement strategic purchasing plans and policies to support the organization's objectives and requirements.
- Lead and manage the purchasing team, providing guidance, support, and performance feedback.
- Identify potential suppliers, assess their capabilities, and negotiate contracts and agreements to secure favorable terms and conditions.
- Monitor market trends, research new products and technologies, and recommend innovative solutions to improve procurement processes.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their purchasing needs and requirements, and ensure that sourcing strategies meet business objectives.
- Establish and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers, and drive continuous improvement in supplier performance, quality, and delivery.
- Conduct regular supplier evaluations, audits, and risk assessments to ensure compliance with company standards and regulatory requirements.
- Manage and optimize inventory levels, minimize stock holding costs, and ensure timely and efficient delivery of materials and supplies.
- Monitor and analyze purchasing metrics and key performance indicators to identify areas for improvement and cost savings.

Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field. Master's degree or professional certification (e.g., CSCP, CPSM) is a plus.
- Proven experience more than 5 years as a Purchase Manager or in a similar procurement role within the Food & Barrages industry.
- Demonstrated expertise in strategic sourcing, supplier management, contract negotiation, and procurement best practices.
- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex data, conduct market research, and make informed purchasing decisions.
- Excellent communication, negotiation, and leadership abilities, with a focus on building and maintaining strong business relationships.
- Proficiency in using procurement and supply chain management software, and familiarity with industry-specific tools and technologies.
- Solid understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical sourcing practices, and sustainability initiatives within the food and barrages sector.
- Proactive, results-oriented, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- Fluency in English. Arabic both.

About the Company

The Company is owned by a group of Saudi investors who started the company’s business with a vision of expanding the real estate investment. It was established with an objective of developing and managing real estate investments locally and in the GCC countries. Moreover, the company is providing advisory services related to property management. The company was formed after taking into consideration the vast development and growth of industrial projects in the Gulf Region and the high demand of real estate development due to the increase in population.

Recently, the company management has perceived the importance of shifting the company into a different era of business opportunities by focusing on investments at various business activities that will make the company expand internationally. The company persists with the continued provision of quality services and social benefits while maintaining its prime objective of generating high returns to investors. Management believes that the company has achieved most of its objectives through the current diversified portfolio it has and the potential investment opportunities that are under consideration.

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