We currently are seeking a highly motivated Manager Procurement to lead client engagement teams, work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services and participate in business development activities on strategic and global priority accounts.
Our Supply Chain & Operations Procurement team members provide insights into Procurement transformation covering :
Implementation of Strategic Sourcing / Category Management Framework
Sourcing / Cost optimization
This team focuses on helping clients run their supply chains effectively in order to improve their business performance
Your key responsibilities
As a Manager your key role will be to lead large transformational client engagements as well as internal projects. Drawing on your knowledge, skills and experience, you will establish valued relationships with external clients at the ’C’’ level.
You will lead large global and regional bids, proposals and thought leadership. You will lead teams at our clients, supporting them with improving their business performance.
You will be responsible for presenting executive summary findings to enact change. You will manage multiple EY colleagues across levels and client team members.
You will review other’s work to ensure it is of a high quality. You will mentor others as they progress in their own career.
Skills and attributes for success
To qualify for the role you must have
Approximately 8+ years of work experience in Procurement across different areas (technology transformation, business transformation, etc.
with a proven record of transformational experience to achieve positive outcomes and change in the organization
Preferably prior experience in consulting (Big Four, Strategy House or equivalent)
Digital Procurement experience and skillset
Proven track record of business development activities
Clear experience and track record of leading successful transformation in areas of Procurement
Preferably Arabic speaking
A bachelor’s degree with the emphasis on Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or Logistics with strong academic records
Experience managing staff on multiple projects and providing direction to team members
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ideally, you’ll also have
A master’s degree with emphasis in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or Logistics with strong academic records
Digital Procurement experience (SAP, Ariba, Bravo) in various areas
Willingness to travel across the region
What we look for
Alongside your comprehensive and proven technical expertise you will also be a born leader with a passion for :
Developing people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all levels of staff
Conducting performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff
Contributing to our people initiatives that include recruiting and retaining our professionals
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer :
Continuous learning : You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership : We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.