Tuesday, January 14, 2020

procurement manager

Employer:Saad Alessa Metal Industries Factory (SAMIF)
Job Title:procurement manager
Location: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Job Type:Full Time Employee
Category:Negotiation, Procurement, Supply Chain
Description: ·       Manage Procurement strategic direction, development and future growth in alignment with SAMIF’s business goals and objectives.
·       Develop Procurement plans and tactics to support the achievement of the overall business objectives.
·       Establish an effective Procurement governance framework (comprising of controls, policies, procedures, KPIs and form templates) to govern and standardize the Procurement operations and reporting methods.
·       Develop frameworks and strategies to identify suppliers and supply markets where supplier development activities would be beneficial.      
·       Establish SAMIF's material sourcing strategy based on portfolio analyses, supplier referencing and technical study.
·       Build, manage and maintain strong working relationships with key foreign and domestic suppliers to support the achievement of the overall business objectives
·       Lead high level negotiations with procurement partners and suppliers and establish strong collaborative relationships with suppliers/vendors to maximize the organization's influence and to develop and implement procurement arrangements and initiatives that deliver optimal value for money outcomes
·       Oversees and approve all procurement processes (e.g. purchase orders, work orders and requisitions for supplies and parts, bids for machines and equipment, request for services, etc.) for the purpose of acquiring necessary resources to support SAMIF operation.
·       Oversees and approve RFP’s and RFQs for acceptability of items to specifications and conformity to SAMIF’s policies.
·       Conduct periodic review to all SAMIF contracts and agreements to ensure commercial, legal and contractual compliances in all the procurement transactions.
Directs all functions related to the Material take off (MTO) process ensuring compliance with SAMIF procurement regulations, Rules and Guidelines for Procurement of MTO and accounting procedures
·       Provide effective management and reporting of all procurement activates and provide upper management with periodic reports outlining contractual and financial performance aspects.
·       Develop the annual budget plan for Procurement Division and regularly monitor the implementation and compliance to the budget to address any deviations.
·       Monitor performance reports of Procurement Division to continuously monitor and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of all processes and activities.
·       Drive continuous improvement, best value and quality improvements within the team and departments in challenging existing practices and actively seek ways to achieve better outcomes, contributing to ensure key performance and financial targets are met and corrective action taken where necessary.
·       Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power.
·       Actively monitor the external business environment and be fully aware of the changes in the inflationary and purchasing environment.
·       Oversee the selection, appointment, and retention of the Procurement Division’s personnel.
·        Lead and motivate staff and ensure that they receive appropriate support, training and development to achieve their potential and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the overall performance.
·       Perform any other job-related duties as assigned by higher management
Qualifications:1.       Managerial and Interpersonal Skills
·         Ability to organize and integrate data, ideas and/or concepts to solve problems.
·         Highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
·         Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
·         Ability to promote quality and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
·         Ability to delegate, set expectations and monitor delegated activities.
·         Strong leadership, organizational, scheduling, and resource planning skills.
2.       Technical Skills
·         Deep knowledge in business principles and techniques of administration, organization and management. These include, but not limited to, the following:
§  Strategic and operational planning
§  Project management
§  Personnel administration
§  Financials and cost analysis
·         Good financial management skills in budgeting, forecasting and reporting.
·         Strong knowledge of procurement/purchasing practices, procedures, and techniques.
·         Strong knowledge of contract management and supplier relationship management concepts and principles.
·         Strong knowledge and experience using Procurement/ERP systems.
·         High command of English language and preferably good command of Arabic language.
Education:Bachelor's degree / higher diploma
Experience:Min: 10

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