Role details

Supply Chain & Procurement Coordinator (Food)

Dubai   •   AED15,000 - AED20,000 per month (AED180,000 - AED240,000)   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Demand planning
  • Sourcing of food products

About Our Client

Our client is a well-known Food Trading company with over 300 clients across the UAE. They are currently looking to hire a food procurement and planning specialist to join the team.

Job Description

  • Sourcing food products (chilled, dry, fresh) mainly from Europe
  • Negotiating existing prices and terms & conditions with suppliers, which include payment terms, seasonal discounts or rebates
  • Re-negotiate prices and partnerships with freight service providers
  • Developing and maintaining the supplier database
  • Conducting research and market studies in order to establish fair market value prices as well as monitoring the competition
  • Close collaboration with sales and logistics to ensure product availability
  • Setting up and managing stock follow up tools
  • Developing and maintaining cost effective integrated procurement processes
  • Analysing stock reports on a weekly basis according to sales, statistics and bookings

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree educated (Economics / Business or related discipline)
  • Previous experience within procurement / supply chain and demand planning within a food trading company
  • Global experience preferred
  • Good knowledge of European food products
  • Fluent English (Italian is an advantage)
  • Analytical and results-driven
  • Strong IT skills, particularly in Excel
  • Dynamic, pro-active and ability to multitask in a stressful environment

What's on Offer

If you have the above qualification, please apply online.

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