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Procurement Manager

WSP

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP362-827

Job description / Role

Can you help societies thrive in a world we cannot control?
Can you anticipate the unforeseeable, perceive the unexplainable, and plan something unbelievable?
Can you design the unthinkable?
Can you think international and still act local?

WSP would like to speak with procurement management or supply chain professionals who have experience developing regional procurement strategies to ensure that WSP are able to optimise value for money and quality on goods and services purchased across the Middle East.

The key objectives of the role are to;
• Develop a procurement strategy, sourcing and procurement plans to be implemented across the business
• Manage preferred supplier partnerships, monitoring performance and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures
• Responsible for the governance and controls of all aspects of the procurement process
• Incorporates best practices and market research into procurement practices to ensure WSP obtains value for money
• Makes recommendations on policies and procedures as needed to ensure the success and compliance of all procurement related activities
• Manage and maintain the ERP Procurement module and the setting up of catalogue items, supporting managers as required on their product requirements
• Manages and reviews documents for the procurement of all supplies, equipment and services and ensures compliance the Procurement Policy and Procedures Manual, as well as applicable local laws
• Work with the Business Units to ensure a clear process is established for the purchase and / or lease of materials and that achieves best value during the bidding process
• Works with the Commercial and Bidding Team and respective Prospect Directors to ensure the evaluations of proposals, offers and bids is in accordance with internal policy and external local laws while selecting the best supplier
• Work closely with the Commercial team to ensure the best practices are being adopted on the management of key suppliers / partners
• Ensure we conform to the highest standards (ethical, social diversity and environmental), in both the way we work and the goods and services that are procured.

Requirements

How will know when you are successful in this role?
• Contracts are beneficial to the company in terms of cost and value.
• Positive influences on the budget.
• Commercial and financial risk to our business is mitigated.

In order to be shortlisted for the role you will have the following;
• Bachelor Degree with minimum 5 years relevant experience
• Previous experience in a similar organization and system development
• Excellent communicator at all levels (oral and written)
• High level of commercial awareness and ability to understand contract terms and conditions
• High level of computer literacy including spreadsheets.

We would like to speak with creative, positive, people focused individuals who are proactive and results-driven. If have a passion for new technology, and thrive upon ‘thinking out of the box’ to develop and deliver solutions to complex problems, then WSP is the place for you.

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 1400 talented people in 8 offices across the Middle East, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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AED 17,500

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