Role details

Category Manager - MRO

Dubai   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Category Management - Maintenance, Repair, Operations
  • Multinational organisation

About Our Client

Our client is a multinational organization based in Dubai, UAE.

Job Description

  • Undertake and review expenses and consumption analysis (especially the direct spend categories - MRO)
  • Identify cost saving opportunities from supplier pricing, cost and process control
  • Lead the development of multi-year category strategies and plans in order to achieve maximum lifecycle value from assigned spend categories
  • Close collaboration daily, with global category leads to execute sourcing and related activities
  • Execute the company's procurement strategy through governing the development of category strategies for cost reduction and value enhancement
  • Manage a structured supplier rationalization and consolidation program when necessary
  • Establish clear supplier performance measures such as KPIs and SLAs so that suppliers are monitored
  • Monitor and report savings achieved and ensure they can be recorded and tracked through a formal benefit tracking system
  • Ensure full legal compliance and that suppliers perform according to contracts
  • Ensure deployment of Supplier Relationship Management across the MRO category

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree educated
  • Demonstrated experience in a professional procurement role with 3+ years of experience in either category management or in a senior buyer role
  • Previous experience within a multinational organization is highly preferable
  • Fluent English (verbal and written)
  • Strong people management skills with the ability to influence stakeholders internally and externally
  • Previous experience with international projects
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills

What's on Offer

Competitive tax free salary with benefits

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