PROCUREMENT & LOGISTICS SPECIALIST – SOURCING – The Emirates Group – UAE

JOB PURPOSE
Implement sourcing plans and tactics to effectively manage the assigned sourcing category and
associated processes to ensure that products and services are procured from approved suppliers.

Job Accountabilities

-Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the category market, supply constraints and
opportunities. Undertake market research to identify potential suppliers, needs and requirements that could
impact the sourcing process and ensure this information is fully incorporated into any formal procurement
approvals.

-Identify the key projects and timeframes with the Internal Customer BU (Business Unit) to ensure timely
acquisition or continuity of supply of products or services, including factual budget assessments. In
collaboration with the respective BU , collate and prepare project work list and programmes and manage
implementation and timeline.

-Contribute to and implement agreed category sourcing management strategies. Continuously optimise
sourcing negotiations, procedures and processes to maintain and improve efficiency and a return on value.

-In collaboration with the category BU and P&L Contract Management, define the project, service, and
product specification, scope of work, quantities, services and standards and identify prospective suppliers.

-Ensure best practice through the compliance with the relevant safety, security, quality, health and
environmental policies and regulations.

-Ensure sourcing process is completed as per company standards. Manage the complete Sourcing
Process. This shall include: (a)Review, draft and publish standard Request for Information (RFI), Request
for Proposal (RFP), Request for Quote (RFQ), and Request for Bid (RFB) (Acronym for all RF’s & RFX), to
recipients. (b) Respond to clarifications raised by RFX recipients including inputs from the BU. (c) Analyse
RFX recipients’ bids and collate commercial and operational comparisons for BU. (d) After negotiation
finalise a draft agreement or order and create a recommendation, template/PMA and request approval. (e)
Confirm purchase approval and to transfer completed sourcing project to P&L Contract Management for
contract and supplier relationship management, and service or product standards monitoring.

-Identify and prepare comprehensive negotiating plans that deliver savings and value targets in the sourcing
of products and services, including but not limited to standards, delivery, duration liability and payment
terms.

-Proactively engage, and seek to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders including
other departments within the Emirates Group and suppliers.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Qualifications:
Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent)

Experience:
Procurement. Non-aircraft, 5+ Years

Knowledge/Skills:
Degree in fields of supply chain, engineering, or manufacturing. Evidence of continual professional
development through a recognised professional body such as The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
Experience in international supply chain management & sourcing
Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships

SALARY & BENEFITS
We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund. It has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1= Dh3.66. Besides travel benefits normally associated with an airline, more information on employee benefits is available within the ‘Working Here’ section of this site. By viewing the ‘Dubai Lifestyle’ section in the site you can also consider the benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in.

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