Procurement Director

Saudi Arabia Permanent
  • Opportunity for career development and growth
  • Opportunity to be part of a leading hospitality group

About Our Client

Our client is a leading hospitality group recognized for its unique standards and excellence across a diversified network of exclusive restaurants and ballrooms, along with tailored catering and exceptional service for highly popular and globally recognized events hosted in Saudi Arabia.

Job Description

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the supply chain of all food and supplies for the food service division.
  • Plan and buy food, parts, supplies, and services in a timely and cost-effective manner, while also ensuring the maintenance of appropriate quality standards, safety standards, and specifications.
  • Develop and implement strategies for the procurement of all goods and services as noted.
  • Forecast future procurement needs.
  • Create and implement key performance indicators to ensure savings and lower cost of goods.
  • Maintain positive relations with existing suppliers, and source new key suppliers and products.
  • Negotiate prices on key ingredients and establish annual purchasing strategies.
  • Prepare RFQs for all goods and services.
  • Approve purchases in accordance with company policy.
  • Coordinate pricing and approved vendor information with other internal company departments.
  • Serve as liaison with the Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices.

The Successful Applicant

Profile:

  • 3 or more years of management level experience in the purchasing/procurement field, preferably in a hospitality-focused organization, including restaurant chains, hotel chains, food service companies, and purchasing groups that focus on these industries.
  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred.

Skills:

  • Solid understanding and experience with purchasing strategies & inventory management.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Product development experience preferred.
  • Proven analytical and decision-making skills to support effective buying decisions, problem resolution, process improvements, cost reductions, etc.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Assertive, outgoing, professional demeanor.
  • Customer service orientation, with high levels of organization and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational, writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.

What's on Offer

  • Attractive salary package and benefit structure.
  • Opportunity to be part of fast-growing and visionary organization within the industry.
  • Opportunity to be part of a team fostering a family-oriented environment.
  • Opportunity to experience and partner with numerous popular and global events.
Contact
Jason Farah
Quote job ref
JN-062023-6073690

Job summary

Sector
Procurement & Supply Chain
Subsector
Procurement Management
Industry
Leisure, Travel & Tourism
Location
Saudi Arabia
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Jason Farah
Job reference
JN-062023-6073690