Role details

Specialist Buyer - Construction and FF&E

Dubai   •   AED20,000 - AED24,000 per month (AED240,000 - AED288,000)   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity with a leading Education Provider in the Middle East
  • Highly competitive package and benefits

About Our Client

The company is a leading Education services provider, with presence across Europe, Asia and the Americas. They have strong presence in the MENA region and are seeking to expand further.

Job Description

A Specialist Buyer - Construction and FF&E would be expected to:

  • Manage the procurement cycle end-to-end from tendering and supplier selection, to negotiation and management of commercial terms, to controlling supplier relationships.
  • Ensure that goods are received on time while balancing competitive price and quality.
  • Ensure that the organisation's specialist and niche requirements are captured accurately and that vendors and secured in a timely manner.
  • Strengthen supplier network and relationships and improve upon shortage and material requirement issues as well as savings.
  • Work closely with different internal stakeholders to evaluate their needs and ensure that they are met in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure that the procurement process complies with the internal procurement policies and standards.
  • Carry out supplier evaluation and audits.

This role specifically pertains to the construction materials and FF&E categories for new construction projects being undertaken by the organisation.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for the role of Specialist Buyer - Construction and FF&E would have:

  • A technical/engineering degree compulsory
  • 5+ years of experience in procurement, with 3+ years in projects/construction and FF&E compulsory
  • Experience and strong supplier knowledge in the Middle East compulsory
  • Handled large scale spend with proven experience in savings and efficiency improvement
  • Strong communication skills
  • CIPS/Procurement quals a plus

What's on Offer

Competitive package of AED 20,000 - 24,000 plus Medical, Flights, Bonus and Education on offer.

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