Head of Procurement

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Job Detail
Functional Area:
Total Position:
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day)‎ )
Job Location:
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
No Preference
Degree Title:
Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration
Career Level:
Department Head
Minimum Experience:
5 Years
Work Permit:
Saudi Arabia
Apply By :
Jun 30, 2019
Posted On:
May 14, 2019
Job Description

· Responsible for budget management of various categories of administrative expenditures and services

· Development of benchmarks and scorecards to be used for continuous improvement.

· Building a Procurement department that will guide the overall organization through it’s development phase and supporting the broader transformation of the value chain.

· Directs activities assuring proper procurement policies to satisfy the requirements of the Company.

· Maintains a familiarity with the management information systems, especially as they relate to purchasing.

· Provides initial authorization for purchase requisitions for all materials associated with the maintenance of aircraft and their related components and major support equipment.

· Authorizes requisitions for standard inventory items.

· Develops, initiates and manages Request for Proposals (RFP s) for addition of vendors and contracted services.

· Develops vendor performance metrics and implement repair vendor performance reviews.

· Responsible for establishing and maintaining stock level reorder points and quantities and spare parts distributions.

· Partners with flyadeal Maintenance and Engineering Department to achieve adequate spares support of all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance operations (as necessary, be it outsourced or insourced).

· Ensure compliance with Group and Governmental procurement policy and guidelines in Saudi Arabia

· Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department and company.

· Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company.

· Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms.

· Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements.

· Devise and use effective and efficient sourcing strategies.

Required Skills

- Coaching.
- Influencing.
- Approachability.
- Problem solving.
- Communication (verbal and written) – English and Arabic.
- The ability to translate complex financial issues and explain it easily in an understandable language to Managers and Directors.
- Needs to possess strong project management skills.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment, change advocacy, professional aptitude, multi-tasking and adaptability in an aggressive growth environment.
- Must have a working knowledge of finance and/or accounting in terms of budgeting, cost management, financial accounting, risk management, etc. Should be familiar with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements in Saudi Arabia.