Procurement Manager – Nesma – Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Job Description
Liaise with Department Heads and Section Heads to understand their current and anticipated demand for goods, material, and services to develop plans, cost estimates, and schedules integrating these needs into existing purchasing activities
Conduct final validation/review on purchase requests received from Department and Section Heads to ensure accuracy and consistency, avoid duplications, and recommend alternatives
Liaise with Finance Department to ensure supplier payments are processed as per agreed prices and timeframes to avoid delivery delays
Issue purchase orders and commit to purchases (within established limits of authority) that are in the organization’s best interest
Oversee tracking of purchased goods and raw materials from suppliers until their arrival to the predetermined warehouse destination; ensure addressing reasons behind delays and escalation to relevant stakeholders, as required
Ensure research is conducted by the Purchasing team to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
Oversee the quotations analysis process to ensure appropriate selection of quotations received from different suppliers
Evaluate, negotiate and manage the most complex or strategically important supplier and vendor agreements to secure terms that are in Nesma’s best interests
Manage on-going relationships with key suppliers, vendors, or sub-contractors to ensure that Nesma receives satisfactory standards of service
Maintain a suitable and diverse pool of suppliers and maintain supply contingency plans to mitigate supply risks, avoid business interruptions, and enhance
Review and evaluate suppliers’ services and prices periodically to ensure that Nesma is provided with best-fit and quality items, and prices

Minimum 12 years of experience in procurement construction, with at least 5 years of experience in similar position
Great relationship management
In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms.
Strategic Thinking
Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

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