Procurement Specialist

Website Emirates Flight Catering

Job Description:

Work with Procurement analyst information to inform price and market strategies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships to ensure EKFC is a client of choice that receives continuous business improvement opportunities.
  • Undertake supplier negotiations, create award recommendation reports and implement effective contracts.
  • Effectively engage with internal stakeholders on a regular basis to plan and prioritize purchasing activities.
  • Maximise profit by tendering contracts and meeting with suppliers to negotiate the best terms of contract.
  • Research and implement new concepts and innovative products / methodologies to enhance sourcing performance.
  • Track and report on category spend, savings and general performance.
  • Identify opportunities and implement actions to achieve efficiencies.
  • Set SMART objectives for sourcing projects and teams and provide regular and objective feedback on the performance.
  • Lead cost saving strategic initiatives to ensure that EKFC achieves best value.
  • Engage with Business and negotiate contractual arrangements with suppliers to ensure that value for money and excellent service levels are maintained and optimised.
  • Actively monitor external business environment and be fully aware of the changes in the inflationary and purchasing environment for categories under management
  • Implement negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms.

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience working in a Procurement / category management position.
  • Technical knowledge of the F&B procurement categories.
  • Working knowledge of ERP Systems such as Oracle and SAP.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Industry qualified within procurement profession preferred (MCIPS or equivalent)
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management

Job Details:

Company: Emirates Flight Catering

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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