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Senior Procurement Leader

Location-El Giza  ,Egypt (EG) 

Job ID -4101

PURPOSE: To manage procurement on country level and ensure abiding with the company policies and procedures while catering to company procurement set budget and business or operational needs

 

 Evaluate and manage relationships with strategic suppliers to minimize cost and maximize benefits

 Communicate the company business objectives to suppliers.

 Assist the country local management team in decision making related to purchasing requirements.

 Build relationships with key stakeholders to gather requirements and specifications while attending to company procurement needs.

 Collaborate with legal, financial and operational entities to draft and negotiate major agreements and supplier contracts.

 Evaluate suppliers’ pre-requisition, in order to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications.

 Manage and monitor supplier performance to ensure that contractual obligations are adhered to.

 Take all necessary measures when possible to reduce cost without compromising quality and standards

 Set KPIs and conduct annual review for direct reports

 Develop, train, mentor/coach and train direct reports

 Ensure having a succession plan in place

 Identify and propose training for direct reports

 Participate in recruiting team members

 Identify employees with high potential and propose career development plan

 Facilitate the flow of information horizontally and vertically.

 Verify and approve purchase orders as set by company guidelines.

 Negotiate contracts to improve quality, reducing cost and improving efficiency.

 Prepare and review contracts, bids, RFQ (Request for Quotation), RFI (Request for Information) & RFP (Request for Proposal), and suppliers’ agreements for commercial terms/conditions, and acceptability of items with pre-set specifications.

 Establish proper filing system for the purchasing orders and documents.

 Follow the pre-set guidelines within the station to ensure effective use of resources.

 Participate in setting the purchasing budget.

 Control cost/expenses and build a culture of long-term saving on purchasing cost.

 Evaluate suppliers’ proposals, study the cost versus the value proposed, and prepare recommendations.

 Analyze spending trends and identify opportunities to consolidate spending.

 Take all necessary measures when possible to reduce cost without compromising quality and standards

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • Experience (5-7) Years in Procuremet Field / 2 in Managerial level 
  • Hands on experience with Procurement Systems 
  • BSc/BA in accounting/business or similar relevant field
  • In-depth knowledge of gProcurement principles 
  • Great attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Customer-oriented
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Problem Solver
  • Detail oriented
  • English Language Fluency

Company Overview:

Since our founding in 1982 we have grown to become a world leader in comprehensive transport and delivery solutions for business and consumers. Headquartered in Dubai, at the heart of the world’s most dynamic commercial hub and on the site of historic trade routes linking east and west, commerce and transport are deeply embedded in Aramex’s DNA. We are dedicated to transforming the face of trade, expanding our operations rapidly to better connect businesses and consumers worldwide.