Head of Procurement
Afiniti
Karachi
4d ago

WHO ARE WE?

Afiniti is the world’s leading applied artificial intelligence and advanced analytics provider. Afiniti Enterprise Behavioral Pairing™ uses artificial intelligence to identify subtle and valuable patterns of human interaction in order to pair individuals on the basis of behavior, leading to more successful interactions and measurable increases in enterprise profitability.

Afiniti operates throughout the world, and has measurably driven billions of dollars in incremental value for our clients.

Purpose

The Procurement Director is responsible for developing a strategic approach to the corporate procurement and material management process for the purchase of direct and indirect goods and services.

  • In this leadership role, the successful candidate will direct the procurement of goods and services for the client; assist Procurement team members and colleagues with procurement processes, change and updates other procurement-related activities;
  • develop and / or update procurement policies and procedures; and develop a centralized procurement program that will add value and efficiency to the organization.

    Your team will have tactical responsibility for the development and implementation of policies, procedures and systems that support the company’s acquisition and materials management of goods and services for both resale, customer integration and internal use. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and communicate a procurement business plan; establish, communicate and implement long-term goals for the department in order to promote effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Develop, communicate and administer procurement team performance and development plans and appraisals.
  • Serve as the primary contact for procurement related questions, training, policy and procedure interpretation and alignment by all departments.
  • Oversee contract development and administration.
  • Develop and implement procurement-related training programs for the procurement team and organization.
  • Manage current procurement policies, procedures and programs with a focus on their ability to enhance organizational value and efficiency;
  • meet regularly with respective departments regarding procurement for their understanding and / or recommendations to enhance policies, procedures and develop, communicate and implement new / revised policies, procedures and programs as needed.

  • Develop a centralized procurement program that adds value and efficiency to the organization;
  • Process purchase orders; develops bids and proposals; and reconcile any invoice discrepancies.
  • THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE Required :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics or related field
  • 7-10 years of related experience, with at least 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Results-oriented, metrics-driven leader with expertise in purchasing, supplier collaboration, development and compliance
  • Experience with sourcing and procurement and building a vendor program
  • Preferred :

  • Solid analytical and computer skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Outstanding team building and leadership skills
  • SALARY & PACKAGE

    As well as a competitive base salary dependent on the number of years of experience, we also offer Corporate benefits.

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