Category Manager – Milaha

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: January 8, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Manage and optimize the assigned category according to the Milaha-wide Procurement strategy
Present the category strategy in front of the Tender Committee if requested

Implement and control execution and implementation of category strategies by tracking execution (category strategy roadmap and execution plan, KPI, frequent performance reviews)

Responsible for tactical and strategic procurement processes within the category (incl. Supplier portfolio management, market analytics, RfX & Sourcing, Supplier selection, Purchase order creation & placement, PO follow-up and issue management)

Define optimization initiatives (i.e., standardization, bundling, supplier concentration); initiate, support and drive make-or-buy decisions

Manage Milaha-wide category supplier portfolio and budget planning in coordination with VP, Milaha Business units, departments and suppliers

Constantly drive the realization of savings, bundling of demand (analyse Milaha-wide demand structure) and category specific objectives

Benchmark category (Procurement conditions, processes) and continuously optimize procurement processes/ systems and category (sub-category) portfolio

Oversee contract management, including the administration of the contract master data

Maintain a standardized reporting for the assigned category acc. to the defined standards

Monitor the global supplier market for the assigned category, force best cost country sourcing

Identify, evaluate and manage category risks (e.g., delivery dates, capacities, exchange rates / prices for materials) and develop risk management initiatives

Inform stakeholders about Procurement activities, collect feedback and derive initiatives in line with strategic requirements

Responsible for internal customer relationship management of the assigned category

Provide recommendations on new subordinate hires and ensure the availability of all resources required to perform assigned tasks and activities

Supervise subordinate staff, assign work activities, monitor performance and review results

Act as a coach to subordinates, identify their training and career development, recommend training courses and follow up on their personnel records such as timesheets, discipline, vacations, leaves and absenteeism

Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education & Professional Qualification:

Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Engineering, Logistics or equivalent.

Professional Experience:

6 – 8 years of experience in the area of Procurement & Supply Chain Management as a category manager or in a similar role.

Minimum of 3 years experience in a leadership role with proven capability of leading a multi-disciplinary team.

Computer Skills:

Computer literate (Word/ Excel/ Powerpoint, MS Project, MS-Visio).

Language Skills:

Business fluent English is a must.

Business fluent Arabic is preferred.

Market/Industry/Functional Knowledge:

Experience in pre and post-commercial administration of contracts and managing supplier performance.

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