Purchasing and Planning Associate – Kitopi

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Purchasing & Procurement
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : July 2, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

With over 4,000 employees, Kitopi currently operates 200+ locations across the UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar, and runs its engineering hub in Krakow, Poland, and its global customer experience center in Dubai, UAE.

What You’ll Do

  • Sourcing for the high-quality supplies with the most economic packaging whilst obtaining the freshest produce at the most competitive prices.
  • Drawing up plans for purchase of equipment, services, and supplies while maintaining the quality and consistency of Kitopi.
  • Managing contracts and strong relationships with company’s vendors and suppliers to ensure best prices, negotiate supplier agreements and contracts.
  • Managing external and internal stakeholders while coordinating with Kitopi Kitchen Managers.
  • Supervising budgets set by the finance team and utilizing your numbers to obtain from your suppliers.
  • Assisting in regional sourcing and data analysis.
  • Communicating with executives to acquire approval for purchasing contracts with new vendors and suppliers.
  • Conducting continuous shop and negotiation to ensure Kitopi gets the best possible prices on required supplies.
  • Oversee the ordering of materials to keep our supply chain in a synchronized flow.
  • Provide an efficient experience from order to delivery of goods.
  • Manage purchase orders and track their progress to ensure orders are fulfilled and delivered correctly.
  • Perform frequent supplier contract evaluations and prepare procurement contract related letters.
  • Improving purchasing methods to reach the highest levels of efficiency to boost our supply chain operations.

Who We Look For

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Supply Chain.
  • 5+ years of experience in supply chain or stock management within the F&B, FMCG, or hospitality industry.
  • Proven track record in sourcing and vendor management with food distribution firms and international suppliers.
  • Strong analytical and Excel skills required.
  • Extensive experience in developing business specific contracts and agreements.
  • Familiarity with purchasing fundamentals and ERP systems.
  • Energetic and motivational leaderships focused on personal influence.
  • Experience working directly with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage expectations against rapid growth deadlines.

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