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Senior Manager - Procurement

Dragon Recruiting


Ref: RP245-931

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Own and drive the development and execution of category strategies, including strategic sourcing plans, SRM strategy, and performance targets, and opportunities for the category or sub-categories, which analytically reflect both demand and supply-side considerations and align to functional and business targets
• Develop and maintain deep category expertise. Conduct category spend/market analysis (including supplier analysis, market capacity, and constrain, etc.)
• Create and refine Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) models
• Research industry benchmarks (pricing, quality, product changes, service levels, trends, etc.)
• Lead sourcing process, including tendering activities (the development and administering of RFI, RFQ and RFP) and develop and lead negotiation strategies for commercial terms
• Develop, manage and execute a pipeline of value creation activities that optimizes and deliver a long term competitive advantage in line with the category strategy
• Engage with internal stakeholders in order to generate and execute ideas and opportunities
• Manage systems to ensure accurate supplier and pricing information is available to ensure supply continuity
• Supports bakeries with supply continuity through various formats including alternative suppliers
• Participates and supports in the annual budget and standard cost development process
• Review monthly purchase price variances; understand and mitigate the impact on the business

• Attractive Salary Package


Experience & Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance or Accounting preferred
• 5 to 7 years minimum experience in COGS related procurement. Substantial hands-on-experience ingredients procurement experience preferred
• Solid communication, problem solving and research skills are necessary
• Proven project management skills, including strong interpersonal, stakeholder management and collaboration skills to support working within cross-functional teams, influencing for results and driving improvements
• Commitment to development of self and team, focuses on creating high-performance teams
• Excellent problem-solving and analytic skills
• Passion about making a difference and improving the business
• Travel requirements: 10 - 20%
• Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint and prior experience with SAP is a plus

About the Company

Dragon Recruiting is a leading international staffing and recruitment company, head-quartered in London, with further offices all over the globe. Our clients range from numerous well known UK and international businesses. We also represent a wide range of less well known clients - helping them to find staff for their businesses around the world.

As an international recruitment agency, our clients benefit from a vast network of human resource specialists who attract, cultivate and connect organisations to talent in both global and local markets. Our unrivalled

scope of services and global reach allow us to share candidates and roles across borders. With greater coverage and tools, we can ensure our clients and candidates all get the best outcome for their recruitment needs.

With experience of over 3 decades we are recruiting more than 10,000 workers annually to and from the UK, USA and the Middle East and several other Asian countries. We specialize in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

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Senior Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 30,000

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