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Regional Sourcing - Purchasing Specialist

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We are looking for a highly motivated Regional Sourcing and Procurement Specialist to join our SS&P Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Capability team in Guardian Glass facility at 10th of Ramadan City, Egypt.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Generating and implementing efficient sourcing and category management strategies, managing the company's supply portfolio ensuring transparency of spending.
  • Building value-added relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders to conduct an effective and efficient sourcing activities.
  • In-line with company’s vision, policies, Risk philosophy, Trading mentality, economic and critical thinking skills, sense of urgency to generate the greatest contribution.
  • Initiate RFx's, contract negotiation and ensure commercial terms are agreed and documented. Ensure Compliance, NDA and T&Cs are positioned appropriately before business is initiated.
  • Work with Global Category managers to develop sourcing strategies to implement at regional level and get aligned with cross functional teams.
  • Develop and implement effective cost management programs to deliver optimized Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and continuous cost improvement.
  • Protecting the company against unfair or unethical trade practices and unrealistic or exorbitant price increases. Anticipate and embrace the change.
  • Uphold and inculcate the Integrity and Customer Focus. Negotiate favorable terms, conditions, and pricing to fulfill the timely delivery of services/goods based on the requests.
  • Consolidate spend across supply base to create leverage, analyze purchasing trends and develop sourcing alternatives. Identify new high potential suppliers on global basis.
  • Develop key performance measures for preferred suppliers and negotiate on multiple variables to award contracts that result in significant cost reduction and improved service levels.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • Proven work experience as a Sourcing Specialist with at least 6 years in a similar position.
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management and relevant software, preferably COUPA.
  • Expert level in English and Arabic language is mandatory and able to travel on business needs. 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Proven experience in purchasing , Procurement procedures. Able to work remotely in a regional position.
  • Thorough knowledge of Sourcing methodologies and familiarity with relevant tools.
  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement.
  • Proficiency in computer software, MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, word etc.), experience in Inventory systems etc.
  • Sound time-management and organizational skills. 

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