Added 3 months ago

Procurement Specialist (6 Month Contract)

LocationDubai, Dubai, Middle East Staffing Adecco

Job typeSpecialist


CategoryProcurement and Supply Chain

Procurement Specialist (6 Month Contract)

Job Purpose
The Specialist will provide inputs in developing category strategy/plans, assign requisitions to Category Associate Specialists and execute strategic sourcing and monitoring operational sourcing
Qualifications and Education:
The position holder will have a Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, finance, or in a related field, based on the categories managed and a professional Procurement qualification (eg. CIPS).
At least 8 years in strategic and operational sourcing.
Certification required in any area for ongoing professional development or for mandatory purposes.
The job holder will have knowledge of ERP systems (preferably Oracle), and Advanced Excel. Regional / industry knowledge of relevant categories is preferable.
Job Accountabilities:
  1. Support the development of multi-year category strategies and plans to achieve maximum lifecycle value from assigned spend categories
  2. Review requisitions received, and assign requisition to category specialists for action, based on workload and sourcing route (strategic or operational sourcing)
  3. Review requisitions submitted by end users and required information to enable sourcing is available. Request clarifications from end users if adequate information is not available.
  4. Define and execute sourcing strategies in close collaboration with the business stakeholders for the respective spend categories
  5. Recommend suppliers based on the evaluations and negotiations and submit for approval as per delegation of authority
  6. Negotiate with suppliers and obtain approval of finalized contracts / purchase orders as per the approved delegation of authority
  7. Manage, guide and monitor the execution of strategic and operational sourcing processes, and approve commitment, based on authority delegated
  8. Set up contracts in oracle.

Critical competencies
  1. Category profiling
  2. Sourcing strategy development
  3. Supply market research and supplier analysis
  4. Supplier Costing Models & Total Cost of Ownership analysis
  5. Tactical sourcing
  6. Fact-based negotiation & Contract development
  7. Buying channel management

Additional competencies/Developmental Competencies
  1. Procurement planning & strategy development
  2. Demand and compliance management
  3. Contract performance management
  4. eSourcing tools - eRFx, eAuctions
  5. Supplier performance management
  6. Category strategy and plan development
  7. Safety and Security Awareness
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