About the job
The Senior Procurement Manager owns and efficiently runs the Procurement function for a specific category and/or Business Unit.
In charge of strategic procurement and oversees all operational aspects of professional procurement of products/services meeting the specified needs of the business at the most competitive commercial terms.
Plays a key role in shaping the Procurement agenda with regard to Savings, Cash & Cost and Risk Management.
Responsible for leading the talent and people agenda in his/her area of responsibility making sure the right people sit in the right place.
Job Responsibilities 1
Ensures utilizing all economies scale and best practices to win local battles.
Defines and communicates the supply strategy and its implications, to inform and align the respective stakeholders.
Interacts on an executive/managerial level within and outside the business to ensure cross alignment in the spirit of long term partnership.
Leads the delivery of the savings and operating cash flow programme in his/her Categories, Cluster and/or Business Unit.
Makes timely decisions, balancing analysis with decisiveness.
Develops and makes use of competitive insights to shape strategies that counter competitive threats.
Effectively engage in maintaining all external networks, and continuously build alliances that will enhance Business’ competitive advantage.
Job Responsibilities 2
Removes organizational barriers to delivering exceptional internal and/or external customer service.
Practices role model behavior aligned with the operating framework.
Responsible to manage and optimize the financial and budgetary requirements as required.
Identifies metrics, tools and processes to optimize sourcing, supplier activities and efficiencies.
Evaluates the challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities.
Drives continuous improvement, work simplification and the elimination of non-value-added work.
Drives operational excellence in strategic sourcing.
12 years total
6 years on the job
4 year GCC
Creates Strategy – Proficient
Drives Performance – Proficient
Develops Future Leaders – Proficient
Materials Management L4
E-Procurement Tools L4
Total Cost Of Ownership (TCO) L4
Risk Management L4
Purchasing Benchmarking L4
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain/Logistics related course or Business Administration.