Group Procurement Manager

Job Title: Group Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: GCC
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 17/08/12430
Contact Name: Aspiriti Automotive
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Job Published: August 20, 2017 11:09

Job Description

A renowned company in the Middle East, one of the largest authorized distributors of vehicle maintenance lubricants is looking to recruit a Group Procurement Manager as a part of their business expansion.

  • Negotiation strategy and self-dependent negotiation with suppliers (price, quantity, delivery time, delivery conditions, payment terms)
  • Orders / contracts with suppliers
  • Framework contracts for recurring demands
  • Aggressive business development to bring on new clients and suppliers whilst managing existing accounts
  • Useful benchmarks (for example daily hour rate) for single sourcing projects
  • Coordination with group purchase, warehouse, logistics, sales department and finance team
  • Use and implementation of global contracts
  • Coordination and bundling of demands (departments, brands)
  • Strong analysis of the competition and awareness of market trends and efficiencies
  • Building strong relationships with suppliers and carry out supplier review meetings
  • Transactional/administrative duties associated with procurement
  • Review of spending, seek opportunities to improve process and save costs.
  • Able to adapt to Procurement of many products non-automotive but with a strong focus on automotive parts.


To be considered for this role:

  • An automotive, engineering degree qualification preferred with a background in supply chain/Procurement
  • Negotiation skills, project co-ordination/organisation, ability to influence others, ability to adapt quickly to new challenges and multitask.
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic a considerable advantage
  • Proof of managing and growing a team