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Procurement & Logistics Officer – KSA

November 2021

Reporting to:
Territory: KSA

Job Overview

At Electra, we need talented people that will share our strategy to be the obvious contracting partner for local & international players who wish to set up an event within the GCC.

Main Accountabilities (list is non exhaustive):

  • Manage and implement strategic sourcing initiatives to ensure delivery of company objectives and procurement strategies
  • Develop market and commodity intelligence, making use of internal and external data to update sourcing strategies for the benefit of business improvement, innovation, and cost reduction
  • Review/action purchase requests to ensure:
    • The necessary authorizations are obtained to cut down on lead-time
    • The appropriateness of the specifications and seeking clarification if/where required
    • Responsible for ensuring the timely turnaround of approved PQs into POs (clarifying anything unclear on the PR&/r PQ with the team)
  • Negotiate commercial factors to achieve supply efficiency and effective cost control
  • Influence vendors to meet requirements in terms of delivery time, conformance, and quality standards, assist requesters regarding order fulfilment (delivery follow up)
  • Assist with forecasting procurement needs
  • Engage with stakeholders to encourage vendors to prevent, detect and eradicate breaches of ethical standards
  • Manage allocated portfolio of vendor contracts, their renewal, negotiate and manage price changes and manage the placement of orders under these contracts
  • Create, review, and evaluate the performance of vendors against set KPIs to ensure the company is receiving the expected performance as well as to highlight strengths, weaknesses and suggest improvements were necessary
  • Communicate with senior and other stakeholders to ensure alignment on the sourcing strategies
  • Ensure SLA targets are met for all major processes assigned
  • Ensure departmental objectives are achieved
  • Maintain business systems with accurate information to enable optimum department performance and reporting
  • Identify reporting requirements and assist in the implementation thereof
  • Assist with developing, implementing, and continuous review of procurement policies & SOP’s

Technical & Functional Skills:

  • 3 years in a similar role – in KSA
  • Professional qualification in Procurement & Supply (ex. CIPS L4 Diploma, or CPPM, or equivalent)
  • Valid KSA Driving License
  • Arabic & English – Speaking, Reading & Writing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to negotiate, establish, and process contracts
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Able to make decisions & work well under stress in a fast-paced environment
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Autonomy
  • Good knowledge of vendor sourcing practices (researching, evaluating, and liaising with vendors)
  • Understanding of supply chain procedure and policies
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong understanding of compliance and risk management
  • Strong understanding of safety culture and management
  • Good knowledge of Saudi Market and suppliers in the field


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