Senior Sourcing Specialist Jobs in Riyadh at Kone

Title: Senior Sourcing Specialist

Company: Kone

Location: Riyadh

Certified as a Top Employer; KONE is dedicated to a better world of work and exhibits this through excellent people practices.

We are committed to fostering a great work culture and inspiring the highest standards of quality and efficiency from the team putting our people first and creating a workplace that nurtures collaboration, diversity, growth, and wellbeing.

At KONE our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. Our vision is to deliver the best People Flow® experience, by providing Ease, Effectiveness and Experiences to users and customers over the full life-cycle of the buildings. Our strategy guides us towards our vision. HR plays a key role in supporting the implementation of this strategic direction through many of our key business transformations and initiatives.

KONE is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Senior Sourcing Specialist to be based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Senior Sourcing Specialist will have an integral role planning and controlling the sourcing activities and conducting sourcing category management through detailed plans and will also be the point of contact for suppliers assigned to their portfolio.

What will you do?

Identify local sourcing opportunities and mitigation of risk

Manage local & foreign direct and indirect material and service providers according to sourcing categories and plans

Lead negotiations with suppliers, vendors and service providers

Execute supplier agreements

Maintain contract validity and manage re-negotiation as needed in alignment with sourcing strategy and ensure contract and pricing information in the system is up to date

Arrange and conduct regular steering or review meetings with suppliers and drive resolution of supplier’s challenges

Continuously manage supplier saving actions to reduce cost

Are you the one?

Bachelor’s degree in any related field preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business administration and Engineering

5+ years of experience in Sourcing field

Experience in direct and indirect material procurement and sourcing in a relevant industry in a multinational organization

Self-starter with excellent negotiation skills & ability to build relationships with vendors, subcontractors and service providers

Strong analytical, forecasting and reporting skills

Excellent Arabic & English language skills

Due to current labor regulations, this role is only open for Saudi nationals

SAP knowledge is an added value

Successful candidates will be invited to complete an automated video interview. Please check your e-mail regularly to be able to submit within the assigned time frame

At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.



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