Overview

Job Requisition ID: 141762 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.

We are currently seeking a procurement professional to join our Group Procurement team in the capacity of Procurement Executive.

JOB PURPOSE

The Logistics Executive is responsible for managing all aspects of Freight, Warehouse, Transport and E-commerce Last Mile Delivery. Initiate tender process, Comparisons, Scorecards, Negotiations, contracts to operational implementation to deliver reduced cost, improved service and accuracy in line with Group Procurement roadmaps. Support new business and strategic partnerships.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Deliver Cost efficiency & more value for money
  • Ensure to adhere the procurement process in line with the Procurement policy.
  • Tenders
  • Data Gathering & Analysis
  • Effectively evaluates commercial proposal
  • Source new and manage competitive vendors
  • Reporting

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS

Education Qualification:

  • Full time Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Any Procurement or Finance Certification is an added value

Minimum Experience and Knowledge:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Supply Chain related Procurement
  • Previous hands on experience in dealing with vendors

Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks:

  • Negotiations skills
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Reporting skills

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Attention to Details
  • Flexibility towards work demand and meeting deadlines
  • Multi-tasking & Ability to work under pressure

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of handing procurement operations on ERP and/or a P2P platform is desirable
  • Intermediate skill on MS Excel, MS Word and MS Presentations

Language Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written English communication
  • Arabic or other languages such as Hindi/ Urdu are an added value

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About Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Al-Futtaim’s family business traces its origins back to the 1930s on the banks of the Dubai Creek, a trailblazer for innovative trading concepts designed to enrich lifestyles. Today, Al-Futtaim is present in 29 countries, represents over 200 companies spanning the automotive, finance, retail, and real estate industries, and we are now 42,000 people strong.