Execuitve Director of Procurement – UAE National Jobs in Abu Dhabi Emirate at Taaeen Consulting & Talent Development
Title: Execuitve Director of Procurement – UAE National
Company: Taaeen Consulting & Talent Development
Location: Abu Dhabi Emirate
In this leadership role, the successful candidate will direct the procurement of goods and services for the client; assist Procurement team members and colleagues with procurement processes, change and update other procurement-related activities; develop and/or update procurement policies and procedures; and develop a centralized procurement program that will add value and efficiency to the organization.
Tactical responsibility for the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and systems that support the company’s acquisition and materials management of goods and services – for resale, customer integration, and internal use.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Develop and communicate a procurement business plan; establish, communicate, and implement long-term goals for the department to promote effectiveness and efficiency.
Develop, communicate, and administer procurement team performance and development plans and appraisals.
Serve as the primary contact for procurement-related questions, training, policy and procedure interpretation, and alignment by all departments.
Oversee contract development and administration.
Preparing budgets, estimating costs, and negotiating prices with suppliers
Reviewing bids from potential suppliers to ensure they are fair and reasonable
Overseeing the purchasing process to ensure that it is compliant with federal regulations
Identifying potential suppliers of goods or services who can meet specific needs or provide new opportunities for growth
Developing and managing long-term relationships with suppliers to ensure consistent delivery of high-quality products or services
Negotiating contracts with vendors who can provide products or services at a reasonable price
Reviewing purchase orders for accuracy and approving payment for goods or services received
Reviewing and auditing supplier invoices for accuracy and discrepancies
Establishing an inventory management system to track goods as they are purchased and delivered to the company
Manage current procurement policies, procedures, and programs with a focus on their ability to enhance organizational value and efficiency; meet regularly with respective departments regarding procurement for their understanding and/or recommendations to enhance policies, and procedures and develop, communicate, and implement new/revised policies, procedures and programs as needed.
Develop a centralized procurement program that adds value and efficiency to the organization;
Process purchase orders; develop bids and proposals; and reconcile any invoice discrepancies.
Job Skills & Qualifications:
· Solid analytical and computer skills
· Strong communication skills
· Outstanding team building and leadership skills
· Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, or a related field
· 15+ years of related experience, with at least 5 years of supervisory experience
· Results-oriented, a metrics-driven leader with expertise in purchasing, supplier collaboration,
development, and compliance
· Experience with sourcing and procurement and building a vendor program