Procurement manager work with multiple vendors to determine the best deals for the company, and have to evaluate the many pros and cons of each, based on price, quality, speed of delivery and other factors.
Need to use the information gathered by yourself and the purchasing agents to make decisions on behalf of your company.
Monitoring and reducing costs whenever possible through improved purchasing practices
Creating and presenting professional proposals.
Planning, prioritizing and executing to bring projects to a timely and successful completion including holding others accountable and following up on tasks/requests.
In charge of managing and coordinating procurement agents, buyers or purchasing agents, as well as working on the most complex purchases for the company.
Will be working with suppliers to create the best deals.
Devising and using fruitful procurement and sourcing strategies
Discovering profitable suppliers and initiate procurement partnerships
Negotiating with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
Skills and Qualifications:
Proven working experience as a procurement manager, procurement officer or head of procurement
BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
Strong leadership capabilities
Location: Saudi Arabia
Posted On: on 28/9/17
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