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Senior Procurement Officer

Date: 21-Sep-2021

Location: QA

Company: Power International Holding

Job Summary

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

Principal Accountabilities

  • 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.


Job Responsibilities 2


  1. Makes timely decisions, balancing analysis with decisiveness.
  2. Makes use of competitive insights to shape strategies that counter competitive threats.
  3. Removes organizational barriers to delivering exceptional internal and/or external customer service.
  4. Represents the organisation in an honest, ethical and professional way and encourage others to do so aligned with the operating framework.
  5. Manages financial and budgetary based on the assigned area of responsibility.
  6. Identify metrics, tools and processes to optimize sourcing, supplier activities and efficiencies.
  7. Leads the delivery of the savings and operating cash flow programmes in his/her categories (products/services).
  8. Continuously drives operational excellence in strategic sourcing.


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

Job Experience

A minimum of 7 years experience in operational as well as strategic procurement roles


Agility - Developing
Demonstrates Resilience - Developing
Cultivating Loyalty & Integrity - Developing
Shows Entrepreneurial Spirit - Developing
Demonstrates Accountability - Developing
Strives for Innovation - Developing
Promotes Teamwork - Developing
Category Management And Procurement Best Practices L1
Procurement Strategic Thinking L1
Risk Management L1
Contract Management L1
Market Analysis L1
Negotiation Skills L2
Business Acumen L1


Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Engineering