Procurement Category Lead Women First Jobs Dubai

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • 7000-18000 AED / Month

As the Procurement Category Lead in Procurement, you play a vital role in supporting the Head of Procurement in overseeing the comprehensive procurement process for both local and overseas needs. The responsibilities include managing centralized procurement for GCC region, strong sourcing across diverse food categories mainly NUTS, and ensuring effective order placement timing, supply/demand alignment, and material replenishment. Additionally, the candidate will be actively involved in inventory monitoring. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in optimizing costs, ensuring the quality and reliability, and establishing effective relationships with suppliers.

Responsibilities of Procurement Category Lead

Following are the key responsibilities of Procurement Category Lead:-

Comprehensive Procurement Management

  • Oversee the end-to-end procurement process for both local and overseas requirements.

Sourcing Strategies

  • Execute sourcing strategies and maintain a comprehensive database of suppliers and products for real-time data retrieval.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Effectively engage with internal stakeholders to plan and prioritize purchasing activities.

Supplier Relationship Management by Procurement Category Lead

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, negotiating favorable terms and conditions.
  • Evaluate and select suppliers based on performance, quality, and cost-effectiveness.

Contract Management

  • Oversee the development and management of contracts for all categories, ensuring compliance with legal and organizational requirements.

Inventory Monitoring

  • Regularly monitor inventory with sales trends to prevent excess or shortages of products.

Market and Product Trends:

  • Monitor business trends and product availability to secure the best price without compromising quality or delivery terms.

Requirements of Procurement Category Lead

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1year of proven experience in expediting purchase orders for timely production.

Skills and Abilities Desired

Hard Skills

  • Industry Knowledge:Expertise in the procurement of diverse food categories/mainly NUTS Range, Fresh Produce is a plus.
  • Inventory Management:Strong skills in monitoring and managing inventory levels.
  • Analytical mindset with proficiency in data analysis and market research.

Soft Skills:

  • Communication and Collaboration.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Relationship Management.
  • Adaptability.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Fluent in English is mandatory.

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