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Strategic Procurement & Contracting Senior Manager
Job Description Manage the Strategic Procurement and Contract Management function that controls the process of strategizing the long-term commitments that starts with consolidating the requirements of each spending channel going through sourcing, sending RFP/RFQ or ITTs, and negotiating with suppliers to drafting contracts and controlling the contract management systems for the organizations. It also leads the team in order to provide the management with the purchase options, and best practices and ensure the implementation and compliance of the purchasing transactions and contracts with the purchasing policies and procedures. Manage the relations with business partners and Ensure the timely response to the customer's requests and inquiries through managing and enhancing the purchasing process. communication with all the stakeholders and ensuring the awareness of all the concerned stakeholders with the purchasing policies and procedures. Accountabilities Corporate Purchasing Policies: Ensure awareness of corporate purchasing Nahdi policies and procedures through communication with all Nahdi departments to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures. Report the purchase transactions which violate the policies and procedures in order to provide recommendations and to manage the implementation of the corrective actions to ensure compliance. Review the current policies and procedures of the purchasing processes in order to provide recommendation with modifications and updates to the Department Manager. Operations: Manage the purchases transactions and inquires and conduct the escalations through the communication with all the stakeholders to ensure timely response to the customers’ requests as per the Service Level Agreements (SLAs). Manage the contracting process through the review of the contracts amounts in line with the authority matrix, contracts drafting, terms and conditions to ensure compliance with the Nahdi requirements. Conduct the required system modifications through communication with the IT team to ensure the availability of the required data and reports. Strategic Procurement and Contract Management : Manage the process, the team and all aspects of the function responsible for all contracts that would result into financial obligations for NMC. Manage the process and the team responsible for strategizing the long-term commitments of NMC across all portfolios under the management of the procurement function. Manage the process and the team responsible for sourcing and building the supplier base for all portfolios for NMC. Develop the Business allocation program for all contracted suppliers across each portfolio to ensure proper governance over the spending channel. Manage the Supplier Optimization plan for the supplier base overall portfolios for NMC. Develop and manage the supplier standardization for each portfolio of spend under control for NMC. Create and manage the Contract Management System for the organization while maintaining and ensuring the accuracy of the reports generated through the system. Lead the negotiation for the long-term commitments of the negotiation to ensure optimum contractual terms with suppliers. Sourcing new suppliers to contract with through the development of the sourcing plan and conducting negotiations with the suppliers in order to provide the Department Senior Manager with the recommendations. Build strategic relationships with the contracted suppliers and the customers to ensure the consistency of supplying Nahdi needs with the required quality and with best prices. Keep updated with the customers’ needs and with the market trends in order to recommend the best purchase options and best practices for contractual cases. Manage and support the UAE purchasing by sourcing and contracting. Manage the contracts of private label and supplier registrations. Reporting: Issue periodic reports generated from the system and database in order to present the Department and employees performance to the concerned stakeholders. Report any escalations with the Finance team in regards to the payments to the Department Manager in order to take the corrective actions and to release the payments. Team Management: Manage the assigned team performance through providing coaching, performance appraisal, feedback and conversations to ensure the team KPIs achievements and to ensure employees career development. Employee duties are not limited only to the above-mentioned Accountabilities; he/she may perform other duties as assigned. Work Environment Indoors : 100% Outdoors : 0% Working Days : 5 Working Days Days off : 2 Days Off Working Hours : 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (1 hour break) Job Requirement Education BSc Degree Experience 7 - 10 Years of Experience at least 2 years in a management role. Computer Skills MS Office Suite Language English Arabic