Posted on: October 16, 2023Work area: ProcurementEmployment type: Full timeLocation: Dubai, United Arab EmiratesVacancy closing date: December 14, 2023

Job description

Executive – Procurement

Job purpose

As an Executive in Procurement for our container conversion business, your primary responsibility is to manage and optimize the procurement process, ensuring the timely and cost-effective sourcing of materials and components required for container conversion projects. You will play a crucial role in securing quality supplies, negotiating contracts, and contributing to the overall success of our projects.

Job Role Description

Vendor Management:

  • Identify, evaluate, and select suppliers based on quality, cost, reliability, and delivery performance.
  • Maintain strong relationships with existing suppliers and seek opportunities to expand our supplier network.
  • Negotiate contracts, terms, and conditions with suppliers to secure favorable agreements.

Sourcing and Procurement:

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies to meet project requirements and deadlines.
  • Source materials and components required for container conversion projects.
  • Monitor market trends and pricing to make informed procurement decisions.

Cost Control:

  • Analyze pricing proposals and quotations to ensure cost-effectiveness.
  • Implement cost reduction strategies without compromising quality or project timelines.
  • Maintain accurate records of procurement transactions and costs.

Quality Assurance:

  • Collaborate with suppliers to ensure that materials and components meet quality standards and specifications.
  • Address quality issues and non-conformities promptly.

Inventory Management:

  • Manage inventory levels to avoid shortages or overstock situations.
  • Implement inventory control measures to optimize storage and reduce carrying costs.

Compliance and Documentation:

  • Ensure compliance with procurement policies, regulations, and ethical standards.
  • Maintain procurement documentation, including contracts, purchase orders, and supplier agreements.

Supplier Performance Evaluation:

  • Conduct regular supplier performance evaluations and assessments.
  • Identify opportunities for supplier improvement and develop action plans as needed.


  • Timely and cost-effective procurement of materials and components.
  • Cost savings achieved through negotiations and cost control measures.
  • Supplier performance ratings and improvements.
  • Compliance with procurement policies and regulations.
  • Inventory management and optimization.
  • Quality assurance and reduction in material defects

Education requirements

Graduate, Engineer (not mandatory)

Language requirements

English, Arabic (not mandatory)

Background and experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the Purchase field
  • UAE experience is preferred.
  • Experience in Container conversion field (Optional)
  • Proven experience in procurement and vendor management, preferably in manufacturing or construction.
  • Knowledge in structural & grade steel materials, Building materials and engineering components.

Competencies and skills

  • Communication skills
  • Quick learning skills
  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and tools.
  • Knowledge of supply chain best practices.
  • Familiarity with quality control and inventory management.

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