UAE & Qatar Procurement Manager – Fugro – Dubai – UAE

Job responsibilities:
Develops, implements and maintains the suitable Procurement Strategy in line with upper hierarchical and functional directions or instructions.
Accountable for the implementation and execution of the related Action Plan and ensure the (co-design,) dissemination and utilization of the Fugro Procurement Best Practices of the internal stakeholders all along the Supply Chain to realize Purchasing Savings and obtain the best possible Procurement terms from the Suppliers.
Actively involves as needed in direct negotiation and day-to-day procurement work with Suppliers.
Ensure/request visibility on forthcoming Procurement requirements for OPEX and CAPEX.
Achieve, monitor, validate and report Purchasing Savings and Avoidance.
Ensure clarity on spending within the given scope.
Manage/optimize the Supplier Portfolio and reduce to 3 per Category/Sub-Category
Design, negotiate, sign and/or supervise execution of POs, contracts/master agreements.
Ensure continuous improvement to adapt to local or global (internal or ext.) requirements.

You bring (qualifications & experience)
8-15 years working experience, Min. 3 – 8 years in the same industry or similar international environment.
Min. 3 – 8 years of management experience
M.Sc. or B.Sc. level in Procurement specialization
Strong English communicator. Promotes open communication across the organization. Empowers & connects other people with positive impact, provides energy and demonstrates passion, trust & respect Ability to work well alongside peers, colleagues and partners to impact positively on business performance.
Ability to work well alongside peers, colleagues and partners to impact positively on business performance. Ability to persuade and negotiate.
Takes ownership and initiative, acts with confidence and works under own direction. Ability to make prompt and clear decisions, which may involve tough choices or considered risk.
Supporting both internal and external clients. Attune and confidently acts to their needs, adding value and builds strong relationships.

What we offer
Fugro provides a positive work environment as well as projects that will satisfy the most curious minds. We also offer great opportunities to stretch and develop yourself. By giving you the freedom to grow faster, we think you’ll be able to do what you do best, better. Which should help us to find fresh ways to get to know the earth better. We encourage you to be yourself at Fugro. So bring your energy and enthusiasm, your keen eye and can-do attitude. But bring your questions and opinions too. Because to be the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, we need the strength in depth that comes from a diverse, driven team.

Our view on diversity, equity and inclusion
At Fugro, our people are our superpower. Their variety of viewpoints, experiences, knowledge and talents give us collective strength. Distinctive beliefs and diverse backgrounds are therefore welcome, but discrimination, harassment, inappropriate behaviour and unfair treatment are not. Everybody is to be well-supported and treated fairly. And everyone must be valued and have their voice heard. Crucially, we believe that getting this right brings a sense of belonging, of safety and acceptance, that makes us feel more connected to Fugro’s purpose ‘together create a safe and liveable world’ – and to each other.

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