Procurement Manager

The Job

Job Title:   Procurement Manager

Department: Administration

Contract Type: Fixed Term (with 6 months probationary period).

Reports To: Executive Manager  

Location: Hadhramout


Job brief:

We are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to manage the company’s supply of products and services. Procurement Manager Responsibilities include strategizing to find cost-effective deals and suppliers, discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses, so that the company can invest in growth and people , create the best methods for day-to-day purchasing operations, , price negotiation, and sales projections for the coming year and setting objectives for each member of the purchasing team.


The Procurement Manager will be responsible but not limited to:

  • Design, plan and use fruitful sourcing and purchasing strategies
  • Discover profitable suppliers and manufacturers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Maintain a database of approved suppliers and vendors and maintain good relationship with them
  • Track, measure and analyze company expenditures
  • Determine and track KPIs
  • Provide reports for upper management
  • Stays familiar with the company's needs
  • Approve supply orders
  • Double-checks the work of purchasing agents
  • Communicates with executive and gains approval for purchasing contracts with new vendors or new supplies
  • Continuously comparison and negotiates to make sure the company gets the best possible prices on needed supplies
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
  • Oversees procurement management team
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Forecasts demand for products and make orders accordingly
  • Checks inventory, tracks how inventory is used, and adjusts purchasing habits in accord with apparent trends
  • Processes payments and invoices
  • Keeps a well-organized collection of contracts for easy reference when needed
  • Performs other required tasks as assigned

Requirements (Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer or Head of Procurement
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration.
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English and Arabic.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office.
How to Apply
  • The deadline for receiving applications is Thursday August 13, 2020
  • Please do not apply unless you meet minimum application requirements, otherwise you will not be considered
  • Interested candidates are requested to submit their CV to
    with the subject heading Procurement Manager and use the below link and fill in all required fields
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted