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Procurement Manager - Kuwait

1.00 to 10.00 Years   Kuwait   16 Feb, 2021
Job LocationKuwait
EducationNot Mentioned
SalaryNot Mentioned
IndustryRetail & Wholesale
Functional AreaNot Mentioned

Job Description

Role Profile:Responsible for ensuring cost-efficient and smooth delivery of high-quality corporate/support functions goods/services procurement requirements in a timely manner. Review, evaluate quotes/bids/contracts and recommend suppliers, cost-efficient, and delivery solutions. Recommend procurement options, criteria, and detailed procedures consistent with corporate policies and project/s requirements through good commercial, legal and ethical practices.The below Key Performance Areas include but are not limited to:Maintain internal processes and systems to ensure quality and continuity of standards, including the delivery of internal and external service level agreements.Manage the procurement activities of KEY Good/Services with appropriate suppliers against SLAs and corporate calendars.Liaise with Internal (customers) and external stakeholders to ensure smooth delivery of high-quality Goods/Services.Pro-actively engage and update internal stakeholders (customers), suppliers, and line managerResolve procurement issues in the most cost-effective and timely manner.Communicate Good/Services procurement projects/tenders requirements and parameters to suppliers.Negotiate supplier rates for Goods/Services procurement projects based on internal stakeholders (customers) spend reports/estimated forecasts.Assess Goods/Services procurement projects requirements, validate the specs, recommend better solutions through existing/new suppliers, and review tender submission progress.Review, assess, define and recommend supplier contracts (including SLAs) as per Alshayas legal process and LOA.Publish and maintain print Goods/Services procurement approved suppliers list.Work with suppliers to ensure continuous improvement of Goods/Services procurement processes and quality.Negotiate AVR programs with top suppliers in key markets (initially Kuwait, KSA & UAE).Recommend changes to supplier agreements / preferred supplier list and obtain approval as per LOA.Maintain historic costs matrix to provide internal stakeholders (customers) with expected cost/quality parameters for budgeting purposes.Collate and review Goods/Services spend by internal stakeholders (customers)/suppliers for previous years and plan procurement requirements accordingly.Review, assess and define specifications and audit final Goods/Services against relevant specifications.Ensure purchase orders are in line with approved quotes (rates, specifications & quantities). Ensure all Goods/Services procurement expenditure are captured by Oracle / PO OperatorsWhen applicable, liaise with Finance in terms of payment to suppliers.Audit new and existing suppliers to establish their capabilities/capacity to fully support the business with Goods/Services procurement process.Assess and recruit new suppliers in new and existing markets to accommodate the business requirements.Plan and be part of the team handling companywide Goods/Services procurement tenders following internal policies/processes.Train, coach, and guide team members and internal stakeholders (customers) on effective Goods/Services procurement methods and processes.Collate feedback from internal stakeholders (customers) via supplier assessment form, conduct monthly Q.A. assessment of suppliers against specifications and SLAs and develop opportunities to benefit the Business.Compile productivity data/savings/ROI for reporting purposes.Develop and implement systems and procedures to enhance department contribution to the Business and overall security of assets and information in compliance with company policy and Local Law.Manage a team within the Central Procurement Department, including performance appraisal, training, and new hire activities.Develop and maintain internal and external relationships and liaise with key areas to benefit the Business.Education:Bachelors degree in a related field in Finance, or equivalent education and work experience

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