DohaThe RoleResponsible for division's end to end sourcing of products and services (from point of receiving the inquiry to final supplier nomination)
The role is responsible for creating the competitive environment, building up mid-term or long-term supplier and category strategies, leading continuous supplier development program and identifying new cost reduction opportunities.
Leading and managing sourcing activities for open projects and tracking the upcoming projects
Developing and implementing new supplier & category strategies based on defined priorities
Negotiating with supplier and achieving the best possible cost service guarantee
Develop sustainable relationships with suppliers
Leading the annual supplier evaluation including "the close the gap" action list
Closing up the contracts and implementing new agreement templates wherever possible with support and review of legal department
Continuous benchmark and looking up for new cost reduction opportunities outside and inside of the market
Regular market analysis to catch up with new trends, finding new suppliers
Regular meetings with divisions to acknowledge future needs and enable an early involvement of procurement department in upcoming sourcing
Creating, implementing and maintaining supplier; category strategies & evaluation process
Preparing sourcing decision sheets for upcoming decision
Helps to minimize costs and achieve best value by meeting the department's business objectivesRequirementsRequirements
Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business Administration or other relevant discipline
More than 5 years of experience in sourcing / procurement department
Experience with change management
Experience with implementing of new procedures and policies
Experience with ERP system
Proven cost reductions achievements & negotiations
Experience with budget planning and defining the "close the gap" action list
Very good negotiation skills
Good organizational skills
Systematic approach and analytic thinking
Self-driven and goal oriented
Innovative and initiative
Computer proficiency level required (Advanced knowledge in MS Office suite & SAP or other ERP system)About the companyThe Ali Bin Ali Group is a privately owned company with a heritage that dates back to 1945.
Our roots began with a vision to provide quality international products and services to the people of Qatar. Today our Group is one of the largest retail and distribution companies in Qatar.
We are also proud to say we have a long-standing reputation for building successful partnerships with the world's leading brands across a diverse range of business activities.
This success is born out of our unwavering commitment to the long-term development and strategic growth of not just our Group but also that of our partners.
Our knowledge of the market is unrivaled. That is what keeps us ahead in an environment of phenomenal growth in Qatar. The Ali Bin Ali Group has evolved and grown in response to Qatar's diversifying requirements.
As a Group, we thrive on innovation, which is the key to our consistent market share results and achievement awards. The Ali Bin Ali Group operations are currently local but our standards are International.
Our partners and competitors credit us with an impeccable reputation and with excellent public and private sector relationships.
But from our perspective our most important affirmation comes from customer satisfaction across each of our Group's business divisions.