Procurement Category Buyer (Capex)

Job Category: Procurement
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dubai
Job Industry: Ecommerce

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a deep knowledge of Capex categories and procurement process in order to and align stakeholders to drive compliance and best practices
  • Create and communicate RFX documents to vendors for key capex requirements and lead the tender process through to techno-commercial evaluation, post tender negotiation, contracting, purchase order and delivery.
  • Dive category strategies for the spend categories under management in order to communicate forward thinking and scalability with leadership.
  • Analyze historic spend data to support budget pricing calculations and catalogue adoption.
  • Manage KPI’s to measure, control and benchmark procurement activities including savings, project and contract trackers, spend under category strategy.
  • Align with internal customers such as Engineering, Facilities and Operations to understand and implement process improvements while maintaining a pipeline of projects
  • To manage a number of projects simultaneously, across various stakeholders and spend categories while being able to manage priorities effectively to support and achieve on time delivery of requirements and site launch dates.
  • Work in partnership both internally and with suppliers to develop innovative solutions to provide Procurement support to the Operations network

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering, or related field
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and analytical platforms, including but not limited to the ability to analyze data using pivots and V-Lookups
  • 5+ years of supply chain operations/ procurement experience including supplier/ vendor relationship and stakeholder management experience
  • Experience understanding process flow and ability to suggest improvements to deliver cost savings, process improvements or other benefits
  • Strong negotiation skills and a track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate proactive problem-solving skills, work with technical and non-technical business owners and ability to work independently and autonomously
  • Fluent in English

Preferred:

  • Experience in Coupa or other financial management/procurement ERP software
  • Knowledge in Lean / Six-Sigma 

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