Job description / Role
(Female) Procurement Category Manager Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) U.A. E
A Strategic Investment arm in one of the Emirates of UAE is looking to hire a Procurement Category Manager, in (Advisory Services) this will be an exciting opportunity to have a leading role in one of the prestigious organizations in the emirates in UAE.
The successful candidate will be responsible for significant reductions in initial costs by category, monitoring and approving strategic buyer strategies, and seeking year-on-year improvements in the total cost of ownership, maintaining, or improving service levels.
Act as a leader in managing the total cost of ownership of the Procurement area, coordinating the strategic buyers who manage each category. Reports directly to the Head of Procurement
• 5-10 years of experience in strategic sourcing of Advisory services e.g. (Consulting Services, Communication, Legal, Marketing, etc.)
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or related
• Successful track record in procurement with exceptional supplier relationship and conflict management skills
• Experience in project management, budget management, etc.
• SAP/Oracle/Legacy ERP systems and eProcurement tools expertise
• Category expertise (in-depth understanding of buyer and supplier market)
• IT and technical expertise (Powerpoint, Excel)
About the Company
New Sourcing International (NSI) / Bluefin Talent have partnered so to offer a specialized recruitment solution within the Consulting and Financial services domains.
Working together as a specialist search and selection agency, we concentrate on blue chip financial services and strategy / technology consulting organizations across Europe and the Middle East; focusing exclusively on Financial Services, IT and Risk. Being niche allows us to offer a premium search service, tailored to overcome the technically challenging nature of recruitment for the specialist functions that we work.
We are dedicated to representing best of breed candidates in the region in our dedicated fields of employment. As such we are a leading outfit for placing ex-pats and internationally educated students in the region.
Our biggest unique selling point, is that we are steered by a dedicated team of ex-financial services and industry professionals. This allows us to offer a level of candidate pre-screening for roles, which is largely anomalous to the recruitment profession. Our ability to bridge the technical knowledge gap typical recruiters encounter, coupled with a thorough delivery process allows us to drive consistently superior results for our clients sourcing requirements. Designed to provide a fast and efficient turnaround, we minimize the use of internal resources our clients spend vetting inadequate profiles, allowing them to quickly get back to focusing on their strategic goals.
Our strength lies not only in the specialist nature of our firm, but also in the commitment we show towards our clients and candidates. We endeavour to build long-term relationships and recognise the crucial nature of communication throughout the recruitment process. Excellence, integrity, respect and transparency are cornerstone to the culture we promote.