Owns and efficiently runs the Procurement function for a specific Category (Product / Services). In charge of strategic procurement and overseeing all operational aspects of professional procurement of products / services, meeting the specified needs of the business at most competitive commercial terms.
Plays a key role in shaping the Procurement agenda with regards to Savings, Cash & Cost and Risk Management.
Job Roles & Responsibilities
Ensures utilizing all economies scale and best practices to win local battles.
Defines and communicates the supply strategy and its implications, to inform and align the respective stakeholders.
Drives continuous improvement, work simplification and the elimination of non-value-added work.
Additional Job Roles & Responsibilities
Makes timely decisions, balancing analysis with decisiveness.
Makes use of competitive insights to shape strategies that counter competitive threats.
Removes organizational barriers to delivering exceptional internal and / or external customer service.
Represents the organisation in an honest, ethical and professional way and encourage others to do so aligned with the operating framework.
Manages financial and budgetary based on the assigned area of responsibility.
Identify metrics, tools and processes to optimize sourcing, supplier activities and efficiencies.
Leads the delivery of the savings and operating cash flow programmes in his / her categories (products / services).
Continuously drives operational excellence in strategic sourcing.
Develops / follow superior procurement management strategies and practices to effectively reap maximum value from Procurement.
Formulates and manages a strategic plan that capture total procurement value to sustain a competitive edge.
Adapts company wide use of best practices to support the organization in achieving strategic objectives and maximize business opportunities.
Engages and collaborates with both key internal and external stakeholders to improve service while reducing supply cost.
Leads in identifying and analyzing cost reduction opportunities to achieve and deliver the financial targets.
Oversees and manages the rationalization of suppliers, materials and services that meet business requirements.
Develops and manages strategic business relationships to achieve business plan and strategy.
Builds, leads and maintains long-term cost reduction and value improvement plans for specific spend areas.
Additional Job Roles and Responsibilities (Cont.2) Additional Job Roles and Responsibilities (Cont.3) Job Knowledge
Profound knowledge of the requirements for best-in-class purchasing capabilities and a strong expertise and credibility in all areas of purchasing.
This includes risk management, understanding of market dynamics and the concept of price discovery : an experienced negotiator who regularly spends time out-in-the-market dealing and collaborating with suppliers.
Good understanding of best practices in integrated supply chain management with experiences in other areas of the supply chain / operations a clear plus.
This also includes having a good knowledge of state-of-the-art ERP systems.
Strong financial acumen with a thorough understanding of P&L and balance sheet levers (i.e. zero based budgeting, working capital, indirects price impacts, etc.
with a proven track-record of delivering significant savings.
Good presentation skills, being used to present to larger audiences externally as well as internally.
Outstanding in idea generation, ideas that are forward thinking, and that contribute to creating sustained competitive advantage.
Strong at selling ideas to his / her business partners, internally and externally, translating these into effective proposals conveying value and communicating it accordingly.
Genuinely connected with PIH business agenda.
Ability to appreciate of the value and impact of outstanding execution an eagle eye for detail.
Ability to act as an entrepreneur, treats business as his / her own, sets trends and willing to lead.
Ability to establish and maintain relationship with partners with strong communication and negotiation skills.
Ability to communicate at all levels of organizations
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the public.
Ability to interact appropriately at all levels of organizations for different purposes and in different contexts
Total 8 year(s) On Job 4 year(s) GCC 2 year(s)
A minimum of 5 to 10 years experience in operational as well as strategic procurement roles
Education Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or Engineering