Procurement Manager (Indirect)

Job description

 JD: Procurement Manager (Indirect) - Logistics We are looking for a results-oriented individual to support logistics purchasing.
If you love being at the forefront of industry growth and development, developing business strategies, and rolling up your sleeves to execute processes in a highly ambiguous environment, then this is the spot for you. This is a high impact role offering a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to stand up something pretty special.
Primary Responsibilities ● Overseeing strategic sourcing and vendor management for our supply chain team with a focus on logistics. ● Conducting RFx activities (including, but not limited to, RFIs/RFQs/RFPs), vendor selection and supporting the negotiation and review of the associated contracts (NDAs, Master Agreements, Statements of Work) in collaboration with Legal. ● Developing and maintaining key vendor relationships and establishing long-term category strategies with the business unit ● Participating in and supporting the business unit and executive team regarding budget management and spend analytics. ● Working with the Procurement Operations and Accounting teams for timely and accurate contract execution, purchase order issuance, vendor payment and associated financial reconciliation and reporting activities. ● Assisting in ad-hoc projects, as necessary. Some things we consider critical for this role: ● Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Operations Management, or related field. ● 5+ years of procurement / supply-chain experience at a fast-paced technology company. ● Extensive experience with logistics procurement. ● Located in the GCC region and if not, willing to travel to and from the region ● True ownership: ability to act as the “CPO” of this space. ● No fear of ambiguity and being able to work independently in an environment that is constantly changing. ● A sense of urgency and having the willingness to go the extra mile. ● Excellent planning, organizational, analytical, verbal and written communication skills. ● A team player with remarkable interpersonal and customer service skills. ● Ok to travel at a regular cadence Bonus Points: ● Interest in Cryptocurrency ● Engineering / other technical background ● MBA ● Speaks Arabic

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