Job offer - Procurement Executive - Middle East

Our client is one of the world's leading companies in the fruit and vegetable trade, for their headquarters in the Middle East we are looking for a:

 

Procurement Executive

 

Key tasks & objectives:

  • Assist in implementing strategies for negotiating fruits and vegetables purchase agreements based on in-depth knowledge of foreign and domestic markets for pricing and terms most favorable to company;
  • Helps Execute Local and Global produce strategies/agreements;
  • Coordinate efforts on cost savings initiatives in line with company’s profit plan and overall business objectives;
  • Assist in the appropriate implementation of programs which best meets the requirements cost, volume, quality, lead-time, and supply chain flexibility;
  • Assist in supplier selection process;
  • Maintain detailed understanding of supplier capabilities, produce industry trends and market conditions;
  • Help in the achievement of all performance parameters for assigned Suppliers and Commodities;
  • Check and Ensure company and regulatory policy compliance;
  • Accounts Payable management - Act as the interface between Supplier and  Finance Department regarding Accounts Payable.

 

Qualification Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years of progressive and relevant experience in Sourcing & Vendor Management With advanced experience and background in agricultural/food commodities;
  • Must have good experience in fruit and vegetable specification;
  • Strong supplier relationships and track record of results within assigned product category;
  • Experience working in a highly complex environment;
  • Experience handling and supervising people, with good leadership skills;
  • Extensive experience developing global contracts and a leading role in negotiations, and the required analysis;
  • Basic knowledge in ERP (MS Dynamics AX) is a definite advantage
  • Excellence in written and oral English as the standard business language;
  • Excellence in written and oral Italian.

 

Job Location: Middle East

 

The company will provide for the relocation of the chosen candidate's family and will provide the traditional benefits for expatriate staff.

 

To Apply: pcristina@alispa.it


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