Location : Doha, QatarIn fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other.
In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.
We have been present in Qatar for over 35 years and with over 350 employees to date and we are growing rapidly. Thales in Qatar is part of our Middle East business that has 1,800 people across Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, KSA, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and UAE.
Our people are working on two major urban rail projects; the Doha Metro and Lusail Tramway and providing security and communications systems for Hamad International Airport and Doha Port as well as delivering world-
class In-Flight entertainment and Connectiivity systems.We are currently looking for a Procurement Project Manager to join the Thales team in Qatar.
Role & Responsibilities : The Procurement Project Manager main mission is to develop and promote Thales procurement competitiveness internally as well as externally (customer, consortium, etc.
oriented)The prime contract requirements, with an appropriate flow down according to the acquisition contextThe access to Market criteria (KIP, partnership, ToT )The Thales Group Procurement policiesThe acquisition needs within the Bid / Project / Product, to organize these needs into Procurement work packagesThe legal and regulatory requirements (export control, environmental rules, social regulations )To validate the availability of offers on the market of the product or project design.
To define the resulting acquisition plan, in order to optimize the cost of the purchased parts, with the support of the Global Category Managers / Category Managers / Category BuyersTo commit the Procurement Directorate to the cost and competitiveness of the purchased part (in BID phase) through the Procurement Executive Summary (PES) presented at Gate 2To execute the acquisition plan (in project phase / product development and production phase)in accordance with the allocated targets ( Time, Quality, Total Cost of Ownership, Risks & Opportunities )and update the procurement dashboardTo liaise with operational teams and Category Buyers to monitor the execution of the Procurement planTo define and monitor the contractual requirements of the acquisitionTo comply with the Manage Acquisition process as per Chorus 2 and use the acquisition tools in place in the organization ( e-
Acquisition, ERP ) for all activitiesDesired Experience & Skills : Experience in Procurement is necessary.Experience in designing / project solutions for customer will be a plus.
Open minded (listen, share ideas) and bring added value / capture innovationCapability to animate international multi organization project (or bid) teams (requester, Global Category Managers / Category Managers / Category Buyers, contract management )Capability to speak out and to handle conflicts / problem resolutionTo be agile (adapt in a complex environment, open to multi-
cultural aspects )Excellent intercommunication in written and verbal formats in his environmentAbility to prioritize tasks while meeting deadlines in high-
pressure environmentDevelop network and team spiritAble to synthesize a global view of a complex problemEducation Qualification : Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree or equivalentProcurement certification such as CIPS and EIPM will be a plusAt Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs.
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