Summary: The Procurement Manager is located in the Dubai corporate office but will be expected to travel to other areas of the SKA operations. The position reports to the VP of Supply Chain and is responsible for all procurement activities conducted in the company and the development and implementation of strategic procurement plans. Responsibilities: The Procurement Manager is responsible for, but not limited to, the following: Establishing a central procurement service.The day-to-day management of the procurement team.Developing systems of control, policies, and procedures relating to procurement.Liaising with relevant staff and departments to ensure that policies and procedures are followed.Review existing contracts and identify opportunities for improved value for money.Discover the most profitable suppliers and initiate business partnerships. Negotiate with external vendors to secure the most advantageous terms.Finalize the ordering of necessary goods and services. Examine and re-evaluate existing vendors based on the set standards.Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.Engage with the business to identify key procurement priorities and ensure that resources are assigned. Control spending and build a culture of long-term savings on procurement costs.Ensure prompt and safe deliveries of the requested items on sites.Provide training to the procurement and non-procurement staff on policies and procedures. Set procurement savings targets each year.Provide weekly management reports.Ensure that each of procurement team member receives an annual performance evaluation report. Qualification / Education Level :Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or any related field.Having CIPS Certification is an advantage.At least 5 years of Procurement Managerial experience in the Mid-East Required Skills:Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniquesNegotiations and networking skillsAptitude in decision-making and working with numbersExperience in collecting and analyzing dataStrong leadership capabilities How to Apply:Please send an updated CV to: [email protected] with the subject title: Procurement Manager – DubaiNote: Direct calls to the recruiter will not be entertained, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted…SKA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, local or international laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.