Senior Procurement Officer

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Date: 21 Jun 2024

Location: AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC

About HALCON

HALCON is a regional and international leader that offers next-generation Weapons Systems and Robotics Expertise to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. HALCON has developed in-house expertise across the entire value chain for gravity-release bomb guidance systems. This includes design, development, testing, manufacturing and assembly. Our end-to-end capabilities ensure exceptional quality and competitive pricing. As well, we are faster and more flexible in meeting customer requirements. 

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support Procurement Manager in planning and sourcing decisions by providing advice based on the assessment and analysis of business needs, supply market and commercial risks
  • Provide effective support and advice to various stakeholders in determining their procurement needs
  • Prepare procurement plans and establish cost parameters and budgets to purchase high quality and cost-efficient supplies in order to meet the needs of the organization
  • Undertake complex analysis and price comparisons of multiple quotes/bids in order to source, evaluate and select the most valuable supplies and suppliers
  • Lead the formulation, negotiation and award of procurement contracts. Manage the contracts effectively ensuring their timely reviews and renewals
  • Build and maintain effective partnerships with suppliers to leverage on the opportunities of cost reduction and service efficiency
  • Monitor supplier performance by ensuring all contract deliverables are met as per the expected quality and standards, ensure that supplier database is regularly updated
  • Complete the timely checking, verification and authorisation of supplier invoices including data preparation and collation of support documentation to enable the recharge of costs to service areas
  • Implement and operate SAP system to manage and maintain high quality and accurate data records of purchases, shipments, inventory, supply of goods, etc.
  • Manage inventories to maintain an efficient flow of supplies
  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly procurement status reports to key stakeholders
  • Release and allocate purchase requisitions to Procurement Officers and supervise their performance
  • Identify process improvement opportunities to deliver value and reduce cost in the procurement process

 

Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration / Finance & Accounts / Supply Chain Management / Procurement and Logistics
  • Professional CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) qualification or equivalent
  • 7 years of experience in sourcing and procurement process 
  • 5 years’ experience in similar industry with regional exposure

 

Key Skills:

  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques
  • Knowledge of procurement ERP systems (SAP)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Act with integrity
  • Planning and organizing
  • Stakeholder focus
  • Building and managing relations
  • Analytical skills

 

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