Purchasing Supervisor - Saudi Arabia - #17211
Rawaj - Human Capital Management
Join our dynamic and rapidly expanding client at one of the most ambitious and progressively growing companies operating across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The group sees the years ahead as a tremendous opportunity to lead the market in the field of the Real Estate, Automotive, and Investments industries.
- Oversee and manage the purchasing department’s daily operations, ensuring efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
- Develop, implement, and maintain purchasing policies, procedures, and standards.
- Negotiate contracts and terms with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous agreements.
- Monitor and evaluate supplier performance, ensuring compliance with contractual obligations and quality standards.
- Analyze market trends and develop risk management strategies to address potential supply chain disruptions.
- Coordinate with other departments, such as finance and production, to forecast demand and ensure timely procurement of materials and services.
- Implement and manage inventory control systems to maintain optimal stock levels and reduce excess inventory.
- Oversee the preparation and processing of purchase orders and documents in accordance with company policies and procedures.
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key suppliers and stakeholders.
- Identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements within the purchasing department.
- Lead, mentor, and develop the purchasing team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional growth.
- Stay updated on industry trends, new products, and technologies to drive innovation in purchasing practices.
- Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and ethical practices related to purchasing and procurement.
- Conduct regular reviews and audits of purchasing processes and systems to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
- Facilitate communication and resolution of issues between internal teams and external suppliers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
We Are Looking For:
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field
- A Minimum of 5 years experience in purchasing or procurement, with significant experience in a supervisory or management role.
- Strong negotiation, leadership, and decision-making skills
- Excellent communication and organizational abilities
- Proficiency in purchasing software and MS Office