A well-known and well-reputed Company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is looking for an experienced, skilled, competent, mature, qualified, creative, and intelligent candidate with significant knowledge and relevant working experience for the position of “Procurement Manager”.
|Gourmet Gulf LLC
|5 – 10 years of Relevant Experience Required
|20,000 AED – 25,000 AED
|Full Time | Permanent
As Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for managing the franchise partners across the MEA region to ensure the quality and consistency of the supply of goods, services and capital items for the company.
Assists franchisees with negotiations on price points, quality compliance, payment options and delivery dates.
Assists and supports to complete contracts with approved suppliers proposing the most competitive package in conjunction with the highest quality, aggregation with existing supplier base to increase throughput and maximise minimum order quantities.
Identity and qualify potential strategic suppliers to gain ‘approved supplier’ status by the Quality Assurance department.
Develop a thorough knowledge of each targeted countries’ import capabilities (including restrictions and duties) from neighboring countries and well as from existing approved Global Suppliers.
Assist the franchisees and importers in working with local governmental agencies to complete documentation required to gain import approval on products originating from other countries.
Support to achieve the targeted opening date by guiding the function effectively through the start-up process.
Coordinate with suppliers to maintain inventory levels
Participates in the development of procurement strategies including requirements planning, alternate sourcing, the timing of purchasing, inventory level adjustments and inventory liability management.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Educated to bachelor’s degree level
5-10 years of experience in F&B Procurement, Supply Chain
Ideally, be able to communicate in both Arabic and English
Strong experience working across the GCC markets (UAE is a must, KSA and Qatar in addition ideal)
Strong drive for results and be cost focus