Procurement Manager

Posted Date 5 months ago
Location United Arab Emirates
Job Reference 32353
Salary 0.0
Job Description
We are looking for a Procurement Manager that will lead the Procurement Department of the local subsidiary in Doha. The resource will be the focal point for the purchasing of materials and services that meet the needs of the In Service Support (ISS) Program after vessels delivery, in addition to materials and services related to HQ needs.

Activities and Responsibilities

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for sourcing materials and services for the company, managing inventory levels, vendor relationships and negotiating contracts.
This role will also collaborate with cross functional teams to ensure the timely delivery of goods and services while maintaining cost-effectiveness.
The resource leads and supervises the execution of all procurement activities within the operations procurement, including pre-qualification, scope clarification, RFQ preparation and execution and award.
The resource oversees the tasks assigned to the team members (1 senior and 1 junior buyer) organizing their workload.
Ensures close collaboration with HQ Legal, Finance, PM Team and different stakeholders and proponents.
Key success factors include speed to market, compliance and organization to ensure alignment of objectives and priorities.
The resource is expected to contribute to the growth of the organization capabilities and be part of the broader Procurement leadership team and to support improvement of processes and procedures.
The Procurement Manager will be responsible for the following activities:
• Development and/or deployment of the procurement strategies;
• Creation and management of short-, mid-, and long-term goals and objectives for themselves and the team;
• Creation and improvement of best-practice based processes (e.g., leadership of high-value/strategic sourcing efforts);
• Identification and realization of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities; • Optimization and management of procurement systems and solutions;
• Manage suppliers and clients and contract negotiations and manage pre and post award activities;
• Managing the skills and competency development of procurement staff, including training development and knowledge management capabilities;
• Leadership of cross-functional teaming across other business functions and initiatives;
• Development of benchmarks to be used for continuous improvement; • Successfully conduct negotiations meeting the target requirements. Requirements
• Bachelor or Masters' Degree in Supply Chain Management, Economics, Finance, Mechanical or Management Engineering;
• At least 7 Years of proven experience in Procurement with a leadership role, preferably in shipbuilding or naval industries or oil & gas;
• Strong knowledge of Qatari market and suppliers, GCC area included; • Knowledge of SAP and Office programs;
• Interpersonal and communicational skills;
• Planning abilities in order to ensure the targets;
• Analytical and proactive approach and negotiation oriented mindset;
• Previous experience in leading a team in an international environment;
• Fluent knowledge of English (both speaking and writing);
• Arabic knowledge (both speaking and writing) will be considered a plus;