Procurement Manager (UAE National)

Job Details

ROLE PURPOSE:

– T o set up and manage the non -IT category under VMCP department including Facilities Management, Real Estate Projects, Administration and General Services.

– To deliver an optimized service, quality and cost offering to the customers of Procurement (both internal and externally)

-To recognize, understand and contribute towards the long-term objectives of VMCP and to support the HO-VMCP inn the execution of the Procurement Business transformation Plans

-To deputize for the Head of Department and manage the team’s performance and deliverables across assigned spend categories

Strategic/Relational:

– Manage & deliver a professional Procurement service, consistently and fairly, in line with the corporate policies and the encourages a climate of openness, trust  ,empowerment, integrity and reliability

– Develop or participate in developing Procurement Policies and procedures, and ensure continuous improvement of the same

– Promote utilizing advanced technology to optimize/automate conduction of procurement activities

-Develop or participate in developing departmental staffing plans

– Identify and implement category market research plans, demand challenge, Vendor base rationalization & supply chain risk management

-Conduct benchmarking against global best practice, identify gap and make changes to VMCP offer to stakeholders

Functional:

– Leads a complete end to end Procurement services for assigned spend categories (FM, Projects, Administration, General Services)

– Understand, discuss, and challenge Procurement requirements with requester to ensure legitimacy, comprehensiveness, clearness and advice on best approach

Specialist Skills / Technical Knowledge, Technical Competencies Required for this role:
• Minimum – bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent degree / Masters is a plus
• CIPS / equivalent accreditation
• Project Management accreditation
• Business Arabic and English – Verbal and written

Previous experience:

• A minimum of 10 Years’ experience in Procurement and supply chain related position
• Advanced knowledge of building construction and Facilities Management
• Advanced knowledge of Project management
• Previous experience in E-Procurement solutions & tools