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Procurement Officer

Date: 19-Jan-2023

Location: QA

Company: Power International Holding

Job Summary

The Procurement Officer owns and efficiently runs the Procurement function for a specific Category (Product/Services). In charge of strategic procurement and overseeing 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.

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.

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

Makes timely decisions, balancing analysis with decisiveness.

Makes use of competitive insights to shape strategies that counter competitive threats.

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

Job Responsibilities 2

Represents the organisation in an honest, ethical and professional way and encourage others to do so aligned with the operating framework.

Manages financial and budgetary based on the assigned area of responsibility.

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

Leads the delivery of the savings and operating cash flow programmes in his/her categories (products/services).

Continuously drives operational excellence in strategic sourcing.

Develops/follow superior procurement management strategies and practices to effectively reap maximum value from Procurement.

Formulates and manages a strategic plan that capture total procurement value to sustain a competitive edge.

Additional Responsibilities 3

Job Knowledge & Skills

• 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

5 years On Job

2 years GCC

Competencies

Collaboration
Material Forecasting L2
Accountability
Resilience
Quality
Leadership
Purchasing Procedures L2
E-Procurement Tools L2
Purchasing Benchmarking L2
Materials Management L2

Education

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