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Procurement Manager

Date: 07-Mar-2023

Location: QA

Company: Power International Holding

Job Summary

The Procurement Manager owns and efficiently runs the Procurement function for a specific category and/or Business Unit.

In charge of strategic procurement and oversees all operational aspects of professional procurement of products/services meeting the specified needs of the business at most competitive commercial terms.

Plays a key role in shaping the Procurement agenda with regards to Savings, Cash & Cost and Risk Management.

Responsible for leading the talent and people agenda in his/her area of responsibility making sure the right people sit in the right place.

Job Responsibilities 1

Ensures utilizing all economies scale and best practices to win local battles .

Defines and communicates the supply strategy and its implications, to inform and align the respective stakeholders.

Interacts on an executive/managerial level within and outside the business to ensure cross alignment in the spirit of long term partnership.

Leads the delivery of the savings and operating cash flow programme in his/her Categories, Cluster and/or Business Unit.

Makes timely decisions, balancing analysis with decisiveness.

Develops and makes use of competitive insights to shape strategies that counter competitive threats.

Effectively engage in maintaining all external networks, and continuously builds alliances that will enhance Business’ competitive advantage.

Job Responsibilities 2

Removes organizational barriers to delivering exceptional internal and/or external customer service.

Practices role model behaviour aligned with the operating framework.

Responsible to manage and optimize the financial and budgetary requirements as required.

Identifies metrics, tools and processes to optimize sourcing, supplier activities and efficiencies.

Evaluates the challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities.

Drives continuous improvement, work simplification and the elimination of non-value-added work.

Drives operational excellence in strategic sourcing.

Additional Responsibilities 3

Job Knowledge & Skills

• Proven track record in managing procurement teams with significant spend responsibility and managing multi-location teams. This includes experiences gained within Consumer goods business with relevant multi-product / multi-site and complex matrix organizations. Ideally, the person has spent time at corporate level but also in the field.Profound knowledge of the requirements for best-in-class purchasing capabilities and a strong expertise and credibility in all areas of purchasing. This includes risk management, understanding of market dynamics and the concept of price discovery: an experienced negotiator who regularly spends time “out-in-the-market” dealing and collaborating with suppliers.Good understanding of “best practices” in integrated supply chain management with experiences in other areas of the supply chain/operations a clear plus. This also includes having a good knowledge of state-of-the-art ERP systems.

• ERP knowledge preferably SAP functional skills are a requirement to be successful in this role.

Job Experience

10 years Total

8 years On Job

4 years GCC


Creates Strategy - Developing
Drives Performance - Developing
Develops Future Leaders - Developing
Risk Management L3
Materials Management L3
Total Cost Of Ownership (TCO) L3
E-Procurement Tools L3
Purchasing Benchmarking L3


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Engineering
Professional Qualification in Supply Chain/Logistics related course or any Related Technical Certificates