Procurement Specialist

Posted 10 months ago by Talabat
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Procurement

Who are we?
As part of the Delivery Hero Network, Talabat is the pioneer of the online food ordering industry in the Middle East. Our operations span across Kuwait, Egypt, KSA, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Jordan and United Arab Emirates. With more than 1,500+ employees, 4 million users, 15,000+ brands and 400,000 daily orders, we are just getting started

Role Summary

  • Supports to execute activities related to strategies, initiatives, and procurement models within his/ her sub-category/ categories with the objective to support the needs of business-stable, fast, and efficiently
  • Acts as a first contact point for sub-category management, esp. tactical sourcing, and activities
  • Responsible for all procurement activities with suppliers (prices, the total cost of ownership, payment terms, quality levels, inventories, etc.) in the area of his/ her sub-category/ categories on a local scale
  • Aims to optimize or maximize the profit contribution for Delivery Hero Talabat from mainly tactical and selected strategic procurement activities for his/ her sub-category/ categories
  • Supports the procurement lead in his/ her category

What’s On Your Plate?

  • Negotiates local/regional supply agreements with regard to all strategic/ tactical procurement activities with suppliers within his/ her sub-category/categories
  • Responsible for the Procurement Strategies/ Models and roadmaps within selected sub-category/ categories to reach the strategic and cost savings targets as well as supply security
  • Cooperates in the implementation of Procurements strategy, compliance and governance policy
  • Defines targets for his/ her sub-category/ -categories and ensures the target achievement for its dedicated sub-category/ -categories (e.g. savings and payment terms)
  • Manages, qualifies, and selects specific key suppliers for his/ her sub-category/ -categories
  • Ensures the negotiation led by procurement, decides upon the suppliers (after alignment with business functions) and creates frame contracts, and outlines agreements
  • Strives for early involvement of procurement and cooperates in defining rules for the collaboration with suppliers and business functions to identify innovations from supply markets to support operational improvements
  • Builds, documents, and updates regional market and product knowledge continuously
  • Responsible for adequate risk management (identification, avoidance, and reduction of risks) in the area of his/ her responsibility

What Did We Order?

  • 4-5 years of experience in procurement
  • Experience in supplier negotiations and building relationships
  • Experience in inventory management
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Clean and detailed work
  • The ability to perform different tasks in parallel under pressure
  • Very good communication skills in English
  • Demonstrate strong execution abilities by identifying, evaluating, tracking and mitigating issues and risks
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple groups with competing priorities

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