The main areas of responsibility:
Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors while negotiating the most affordable materials according to company Policies, Strategy and system.
Responsible for Order Placement Timing, Supply / Demand Alignment, Material Replenishment and Supplier Performance.
Take steps to make sure that inventory always remains well-stocked in order to successfully fulfill customer orders and maximize our investments.
Negotiate and reduce freight costs of goods to maximize realization.
Involving in Purchase Budget management and promoting a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
Experience of dealing with international suppliers.
Responsible for working closely with the selected supplier and managing the company’s procurement activities.
Markets Intelligence / Commodity price analysis and recommend strategic procurement initiatives to save cost.
Enhance delivery efficiency by reducing lead times.
Take business development initiatives by recommending the new brands / agencies to the commercial team.
Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
Mentoring, guiding and coaching of the procurement team.
Work with our financial analyst to review and update our monthly estimates as necessary.
Dealing and preparing high quality documentation for Tender and Contracts.
Preparing procurement reports.
Establish and build relationships with suppliers for short & long term.
Establish KPIs to ensure optimum performance.
Follow up on claims and conclude it without loses.
Knowledge and Skills needed:
Bachelor’s Degree Holder
7-10 years’ experience in Fresh Produce (Fruits and Vegetables)
Strong and proven communication and contract skills
Excellent Knowledge in International Procurement and local experience is a plus.
Excellent Forecasting & Budgeting, Negotiation Skills
Excellent understanding of logistics and supply chain
Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
Strong leadership capabilities
Talent in negotiations and networking
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and Access)
Familiar with ERP systems
They produce over 12,000 tons of produce across 4 different countries and exports fresh fruits and vegetables across the globe within 24 hours of harvest. They supply fresh fruits and vegetables to Supermarkets, Wholesalers, Catering Companies, Restaurant Chains, Flower Gardens and Nurseries, Export Markets, Hotels & Resorts and ship chandlers. They deal with growing systems, mushroom farms, post-harvest, exportin, importing and packaging. They have over 750 hectares if arable land with 85 hectares of Greenhouses and four Mushroom factories. They work with over 200 Contract farms to deliver the best fresh produce. They own and operate contract farms in Armenia, Tunisia, Spain, Greece and the UAE.
Greenland UAE is in search of talented and motivated individuals for the post of Supply Chain and Procurement Manager in the field of Supply Chain in one of their office located in Dubai - United Arab Emirates. The ideal candidate should have bachelor's degree qualification and atleast student of experience. The position require materials, company, policies, strategy, order, placement, timing, supply, demand, alignment, supplier, performance, make, inventory, customer, freight, purchase, budget management, culture, saving, procurement, dealing, international, intelligence, analysis, lead, business development, forecasting, budgeting, leadership mandatory skills. This is a Full-Time morning shift job.
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