Sourcing Executive

Website Careem

Job Description:

Careem is building the Everything App for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earnings for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Morocco to Pakistan.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Quality Control: Implementing quality standards and conducting inspections to ensure that purchased products meet the required quality and safety criteria
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day.
  • Enjoy the flexibility that comes with the trust of being an owner; work in a hybrid style with a mix of days at the office and at home, and remotely from any country in the world for 30 days a year with unlimited vacation days per year.
  • Collaboration: Working closely with cross-functional teams like operations, and logistics to coordinate promotions, stock levels, and delivery schedules.
  • Supplier Relationships: Maintaining strong relationships with suppliers, addressing any issues, and fostering a collaborative partnership.
  • Identifying and establishing relationships with suppliers and ensuring a steady supply of fresh food products
  • Product Selection: Choosing the right mix of Fruits & Vegetables products based on quality, and profitability
  • Inventory Management: Monitoring inventory levels, ensuring product freshness, and minimizing waste by efficient inventory management
  • Price Negotiation: Negotiating daily F&V prices with suppliers to achieve competitive pricing
  • Promotions and Sales: Supporting commercial team to plan and execute promotional activities to drive sales of fresh food products.
  • Communication: Keeping stakeholders informed about product availability, changes, and any relevant information.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge on F&V produce, quality & seasonality
  • Experience in sourcing from Fresh Produce Market: 2 to 5 years
  • Relationship with existing suppliers in UAE

Job Details:

Company: Careem

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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