THE OPPORTUNITY :
Qatar Airways is currently looking to identify a senior leader to join our Technical Engineering team as Vice President Strategic Purchasing.
We are looking for a strong visionary who can establish the long-term department strategy, and bring innovative practices that bring the best value through strategic supplier relationships for the technical division of Qatar Airways Group.
If you are willing to take up the challenge of moving to Qatar and working in a very diverse environment, we would love to hear from you.
THE ROLE :
The VP - Strategic Purchasing will be a member of the senior leadership team in the Technical Engineering Department and will build a sustainable, value-
add purchasing function with a competitive advantage.
You will establish the value delivery partnership with focus on supplier relationships, performance and risk mitigation.
You will drive the continuous improvement of cost mitigation, processes, and metrics through strategic initiatives and performance reviews.
Operationally, you will be accountable for the supplier performance and intergration and drive each business unit towards proactive planning of requirements.
You will ensure the best value at all times through your efforts ensuring Qatar Airways' confidence in purchasing decisions.
It is critical that as a leader you be a strong partner and coach to all divisions of Technical Engineering which runs operations 24 / 7.
THE REQUIREMENTS :
A university qualification such as Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
A minimum of 10 years of job-related experience in strategic purchasing and contracts for an MRO or airline technical engineering organization.
A proven track record of industry networking and successful supplier relationships will be critical to your success in this role.