Head of Procurement
foodpanda
Karachi, Pakistan
1d ago

Department : Finance

foodpanda is the leading, on-demand food delivery company in Pakistan, bringing thousands of your best loved restaurants online into your home or office - fast! We’re all about bringing on the smartest folks as we continue to grow with an all-hands-on-deck environment and hire those who can thrive in a start-up culture.

We are looking for a highly talented Head of Procurement to join our growing team in Pakistan. If you are looking for a place where you can gain hands-on experience and create direct impact, then this may be the place for you! The ideal candidate will have a track record as a significant individual contributor as well as a strong team player comfortable working as a leader, supporting a team, and working closely with the management teams to drive strategic initiatives forward across the region.

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 an efficient and balanced supplier base, build good business relationships, and drive supplier performance by using appropriate metrics and scorecards.
  • Serve as the primary contact for procurement related questions, training, policy and procedure interpretation and alignment by all departments.
  • Develop and manage a centralized procurement program with a focus on its 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.
  • Continually innovate and develop tools and processes to automate, streamline and improve the procurement function.
  • Ensure that all procurement policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Oversee the contracting process including administration, archiving and post-execution.
  • Provide procurement training for the procurement team and broader organization.
  • Requirements :

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related discipline.
  • At least 8 - 10 years of experience in Procurement, with expertise in purchasing, supplier collaboration, development and compliance
  • Experience in regional supplier management, contract management, strategic sourcing, and building a vendor program
  • Results oriented and metrics-driven, with strong communication skills, with fluency in English.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse groups of people across all organizational levels.
  • A little About Us :

  • We are fast, like mind boggling fast! So if you’re someone who loves ever changing goals and loves optimization, you’re the right fit for us!
  • We love people who can develop things from scratch, own them and then work on improving them.
  • We love what we do, and we don’t rest until we’ve achieved our targets. So if you’re also someone who is driven until the dream is achieved, come join us!
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