Planning & Procurement Executive

New East General Trading

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP583-35

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Procurement planning: Developing procurement plans to ensure that goods and services are procured in a timely and cost-effective manner.
• Sourcing and supplier management: Identifying and evaluating potential suppliers, negotiating contracts, and managing relationships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
• Inventory management: Managing inventory levels to ensure that goods and materials are available when needed and avoiding stock shortages or overstocking.
• Cost analysis: Analyzing costs associated with procurement, inventory management, and logistics to identify opportunities for cost savings.
• Forecasting and demand planning: Developing and maintaining demand forecasts to ensure that the organization has the necessary goods and materials to meet customer needs.
• Budget management: Developing and managing budgets related to procurement, inventory management, and logistics.
• Risk management: Identifying and mitigating risks associated with procurement, inventory management, and logistics.
• Compliance management: Ensuring that procurement activities comply with relevant laws, regulations, and policies.
• Vendor performance evaluation: Evaluating vendor performance based on quality, delivery, and cost, and taking corrective action as needed.
• Process improvement: Continuously improving procurement processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
• Data management: Collecting and analyzing data related to procurement, inventory management, and logistics to inform decision-making.
• Stakeholder management: Collaborating with internal stakeholders, including sales, marketing, finance, and operations, to ensure that procurement activities align with overall business goals.
• Contract management: Managing and negotiating contracts with vendors to ensure that the organization receives the best possible terms and conditions.


• Specialist knowledge: Experience in developing procurement strategies and plans.
• Experience in sourcing and supplier management.
• Experience in contract negotiation and management.
• Experience in inventory management, demand planning, and forecasting.
• Experience in cost analysis and management.
• Experience in risk management and compliance.
• Experience in process improvement and project management.
• Nature and length of previous experience: 2+ years of experience in procurement, supply chain management, or related field.
• Other certifications obtained: Certifications related to procurement and supply chain management, such as Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), or Project Management Professional (PMP) are highly valued.
• University Qualifications: Mechanical Engineering, supply chain management, or a related field is preferred.
• Soft Skills and Personality traits:
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
• Good understanding of procurement laws and regulations.
• Ability to develop and implement procurement strategies and plans.
• Good knowledge of inventory management, demand planning, and forecasting.
• Proficiency in project management and process improvement methodologies.
• Knowledge of data analysis tools and techniques.
• Good understanding of contract management and negotiation.
• Strong stakeholder management skills.
• Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Gender Preference: Male
• Current Location: UAE

About the Company

New East has been serving automotive businesses since 1992. We are the largest importer & distributors of aftermarket automotive parts in United Arab Emirates. We are a proud member of Auto Parts Member Group (APMG) an industry-recognized organization that certifies and aims to create a support community for all Auto Parts Merchants in Dubai.

People are at the heart of everything we do at New East. We continually invest in our highly skilled team,to ensure we progressively advance our organization and meet the future needs of the automotive aftermarket.

Being the best in our field is the trademark of our company. We consistently strive to achieve zero lost sales and zero late deliveries for each and every customer.

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AED 4,500

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