Ref: HP647-2777

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client is looking to hire a Purchasing Manager to be based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

• Forecasts demand for certain products and makes orders accordingly
• Checks inventory, tracks how inventory is used, and adjusts purchasing habits in accord with apparent trends
• Qualified supply chain management
• Stays familiar with the company's needs
• Makes supply orders
• Double-checks the performance of vendors
• Continuously comparison shops and negotiates to make sure the company gets the best possible prices on needed supplies
• Communicates with suppliers and to make sure supplies get where they need to be when they need to be, even when a deadline is tight
• Maintains a network of professional contacts in order to discover new opportunities for good deals on orders
• Keeps a well-organized collection of contracts for easy reference when needed
• Attends conferences to meet potential new suppliers and glean insight from other professionals in the purchasing field


Required Qualifications:
• Academic degree in pharmaceuticals or any related degree
• 5 years’ experience as a Purchasing Manager or in a similar position.
• At least experience 2 years in pharmaceutical retail business will be a plus
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
• Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
• Excellent communication skills in English, Arabic will be an advantage.

About the Company

We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

ManpowerGroup powers the success of many of the world's most dynamic organizations. We deliver innovative workforce solutions that enhance competitiveness, increase efficiency and spur productivity. Combining global reach with local expertise - 3600 offices in over 80 countries - we know the changing world of work and bring a deep understanding of the companies we work for and the industries we service.

ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

Our consultants are experts in finding the right talent across all industries in a broad-range of occupations including:

  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Banking, Finance & Legal
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Customer & Support Services (Secretarial and Administrative)
  • Operational, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Emiratization Solutions
  • Recruitment Program Outsourcing Solutions
  • Managed Service Provider Solutions
  • Talent Based Outsourcing Solutions
  • Outsourced Staffing Solutions

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Purchasing Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 19,000

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