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Regional Sourcing - Purchasing Specialist

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Description

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

Requirements:

  • 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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