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Title:  Procurement Manager (UAE Nationals only)


Job Summary

The Manager Procurement has an integral role of Sourcing for direct materials (commodities & ingredients) procurement. Faster response and timely closure of the purchase transactions including negotiations are the main deliverables of this role.
Manager Procurement is expected to support development of procurement process and simplification of the transactional load for the department. Implementation of category sourcing strategies across the business is a vital output, this is required to optimize the way procurement activity is conducted.

Roles & Responsibilities

Negotiation of commercial terms with suppliers for various categories. Conversant with sourcing of multiple categories amongst the following
Agricultural commodities
Functional ingredients
Various raw materials, food chemicals and additives
Understanding of internal customer requirements and devise sourcing plans
Develop strategy papers for critical and strategic categories
Negotiate contracts including payment terms with suppliers to achieve target savings and drive projects for costoptimization
Control mechanism at system level by entering relevant information in Contract / PO
Meet service levels as agreed with internal stakeholders
Conduct Supplier evaluation , Supplier performance improvement, Supplier rating
Drive consolidation projects to reduces waste and optimize supplier base
Spend Analysis, MIS for Raw Materials procurement


Budget vs. Actual (spend within budget)
Cost Optimization
Internal Customer Satisfaction / GO TO BU

Work experience requirement

8 years of experience in Procurement in FMCG companies / Food Manufacturing


Graduate + MBA with procurement experience OR B.E. /B Tech/MBA with from a premium institute.
Specialization/Certification in Procurement & Expertise in Excel will be an added advantage


Communicating effectively
Business Unit:  Corporate-Human Resources (4199)
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