Senior Procurement Officer

Website GEMS Education

Job Description:

GEMS Education is looking for a Senior Procurement Officer to manage RFPs & RFQs to support construction and facilities management through tactical buying. This will be done by consolidating the school’s spending and ensuring value-added procurement services to the schools whilst ensuring materials & services are delivered to the school promptly.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Proposing Value Engineering Proposals from time to time to improve efficiency & reduce cost.
  • Foster close working relationships with associated departments GEMS corporate office and schools.
  • Prepare an Enquiry package (RFQ) incorporating the Scope of work, equipment schedule, relevant drawings & specifications, Vendor list, BOQ, etc and send the same to vendors and obtain quotations.
  • Help to maintain relationships with key suppliers who are aligned with the company’s goals and growth plans.
  • Responsible to ensure all items purchased related to schools are delivered promptly to avoid disruptions within the schools. Follow up with MSOs for ensuring goods are receipted correctly.
  • Identify and develop a vendor base for cost-effective procurement of materials, equipment & services.
  • Ensure goods and services are bought as per the approved scope of works and delivered on time..

Job Requirements:

  • Batchelor’s Degree in Business Administration or similar (would be good if the background is Civil Engineering)
  • Proven negotiating skills and influencing abilities with the ability to read and analyze the drawings and technical specifications.
  • Commercial and financial acumen with experience in business and commercial analysis.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret commercial business documents and technical procedures with strong numerical and analytical aptitude.
  • 5+ years’ experience within a large organization in the Procurement Department of a civil construction company

Job Details:

Company: GEMS Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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