Director Procurement - Food / Agri - UAE

Job Description

Head Procurement / Director Procurement:

A Leading Investment group (Food / Agri based) in UAE is looking to hire Procurement Director – Fresh / non-Fresh Business.

It is a Key position in the Management team.

Candidates only from Food & beverage or Agri and bilingual (Arabic Speaker) nationality is preferred.

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To be successful in this role you will require the following:

  • Proven experience within a similar leadership role and minimum of 10 years working within a Procurement and/or Supply Management function
  • Demonstrated experience of leading a range of food sourcing categories, with food categories being ideal.
  • Ideally a Post-Graduate Degree in Business with a major in Supply Chain Management or Procurement
  • Well-developed skills to support the effective completion of the source to contract process
  • Customer focused with excellent influencing and negotiation skills teamed with the ability to understand key stakeholder requirements and build strong relationships.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with good written, verbal and reporting skills.
  • Ability to resolve issues with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills including a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, self-confident, honest and flexible, professional work ethic