Role details

Purchasing Manager - Indirect Categories

Jeddah   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • General Indirect Categories
  • Multinational FMCG Organization

About Our Client

The Purchasing Manager will be responsible for driving local purchasing activities for indirect material and services. The role is a contributor to the overall cluster supplier management strategy, and also responsible for the implementation of the cluster and global category strategy. This job is based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Job Description

  • Drive sourcing, contracting and purchase to payment activities based on agreed strategy
  • Implement global, cluster as well as local contracts
  • Manage all the indirect spend (IT, Marketing, Facilities Management, MRO)
  • Manage the local supplier base
  • Identify cost saving opportunities and develop required plans to achieve them
  • Drive cost and spend follow-up with suppliers
  • Regularly drive and measure the supplier performance
  • Maintain and develop relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in Procurement / Supply Chain Management or Business Administration, or equivalent
  • At least 6 years of experience in Indirect Procurement is essential
  • Previous experience within a multinational FMCG company
  • Strong experience in procurement processes, supplier management and contract management
  • Strong knowledge in supply strategies, cost analysis and SRM
  • Fluent English is essential, and fluent Arabic is a huge advantage
  • Result oriented, analytical with good negotiation skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ideally already living in Saudi Arabia

What's on Offer

Competitive salary, excellent opportunity!

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