Procurement Manager

Job Details

  • Listed: February 7, 2021 6:31 am
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Job Description
We believe that work is not just an office you report to every morning. It is rather the right place for discoveries as well as innovations and a venue for the development of professional skills. Employees in Panda always work to reach new heights in performance through enthusiasm, punctuality, and adaptability. If you believe you can be the one with this skillset, join us today to start your first step towards a quite successful career path.

Job Purpose

To analyze, design, plan and implement the Corporate Procurement strategic plans by following the systematic approach to realizing the maximum benefits out of all buying activities for non-trade goods and services to contribute to the department performance in close alignment with Stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities

Financial / Monetary:

  • Ensure achievements of saving to reduce operating expenses according to annual target.
  • Conscious about cost efficiency in all activities.
  • Provide specific feedback and reports on the progress of saving initiatives.
  • Ensure involvement and support of budget owner and finance on related matters.

Customers / Clients (Internal):

  • Ensure Building strong collaborative networks with internal business partners according to SALs.
  • Ensure change management, effective communication, and stakeholders’ alignment are in place.
  • Ensure development and implementation of category strategies in close collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Manage risks related to assigned spend to a group of categories.
  • Convey periodic awareness of procurement roles to reflect a positive image of the added value.
  • Take necessary actions to ensure targets are met, and track performance against objectives.
  • Ensure Customers’ requirements and needs are met at all times.

Supplier / Vendors (External):

  • Ensure registration, development, and implementation of supplier’s relationship management program are fulfilled in close alignment with stakeholders.
  • Ensure periodical meetings, visits, assessments for key suppliers to promote performance.

People / Employee (Cross Functional)

  • Manage and direct a team of sourcing officers through sourcing activities and KPIs.
  • Balance out capacities and workload within own team.
  • Create a healthy environment for teamwork, commitments, and individual accountability within your own team.
  • Develop won team competencies and share best practices and knowledge and encourage feedback to enhance performance.
  • Encourage innovative solutions to improve category performance.
  • Identify development areas and ensure own team attending assigned training courses.
  • Offer free capacity to support colleagues from the same category group team or outside team whenever needed.
  • Acts as a role model to his/her team and exercise/promote the Panda values.

Internal processes (Productivity/Quality/Compliance/reporting)

  • Ensure team compliance to corporate Procurement governance, regulations, policy and procedures, and code of conduct for non-trade products and services related matter.
  • Generate appropriate analytical reports such as category spend, contracts status, supplier’s assessment, stakeholders need…. etc.
  • Continuously improve practices within own team in compliance with the department policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the frequent improvement of processes, practices with corporate procurement to suit its customer’s needs.
  • Ensure sourcing activities are delivered in a professional manner in alignment with BUs needs.


  • University degree in Business Administration and or Engineering
  • Project Management certification is preferable

Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • Minimum 5 years ’ experience in (Commercial/Contract Management/Sourcing )
  • Professional communication in English and Arabic
  • Knowledge of Retail business
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Contract Management
  • Result Oriented
  • Planning and Project management
  • Self-Motivated
  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Negotiation skills
  • Sourcing Skills
  • Relationship Builder


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