Job opportunity with Chalhoub Group in UAE: Category Manager 2020
Chalhoub Group

Job opportunity with Chalhoub Group in UAE: Category Manager 2020

Émirats arabes unis 10 nov. 2020

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Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East and an expert in retail, distribution and communication. With a growing workforce of more than 12,000 people, and a network of o
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10 nov. 2020
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Chalhoub Group is looking for a qualified Category Manager to join the team and work in United Arab Emirates for 2020. The CAPEX Category Manager is responsible for the coordination and development of category plans, process efficiency, strategic sourcing initiatives and tactics in Capital Projects for the various (Retail) Business Units. Examples of Capital Projects: stores construction, stores renovations, podiums and shopping windows construction, etc.  

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Develops short-term and long-term category specific strategies for reducing costs and meeting financial expectation, while managing vendor relationships. 
  2. Executes category sourcing strategies including development and execution of RFI’s and RFP’s, documents bid events through correspondence to suppliers; develops selection criteria and drives the selection and approval process of suppliers in collaboration with cross-functional teams; conducts supplier negotiations and ongoing supplier management. 
  3. Interacts with relevant stakeholders to develop, engage and lead supplier relationships for extracting the greatest value in supplier quality, total cost effectiveness, enhanced service levels, risk management, sustainability, and innovation. 
  4. Drives consolidation of spend and seek out synergies across Business Units where applicable, by forming and leading cross-functional strategic sourcing teams to develop and implement category/commodity strategies and to drive cost from individual spend sub-categories consults with Sr. Management.
  5. Manage contracts, contract negotiation, and contractual dispute resolutions. Pre-negotiate and incorporate terms, conditions, key performance indicators, and service level metrics into vendor contracts.
  6. Effectively document, communicate, and gain buy-in for the strategies from local executive leadership, and global procurement organization. Prepare vendor recommendations for decision-making.
  7. Actively seeks ways to streamline business processes; researches and provides information on industry category trends and best practices. Provide procurement input to maximize procurement leverage, optimize project design and minimize project durations and cost.
  8. Ensure business process efficiency, and process improvement in line with Procurement strategy to empower the business as strategic partners.
  9. Supervise and validate purchase order creation in line with directives.

Qualifications:

  1. University Degree in Business Administration or Engineering.
  2. 5-7+ years in GCC Construction and/or retail Indirect Procurement related experience.
  3. Previous category management experiences a plus.
  4. CIPS or other procurement certifications a plus.
  5. Purchasing system experience (SAP).

About Chalhoub Group:

Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East and an expert in retail, distribution and communication. With a growing workforce of more than 12,000 people, and a network of over 650 retail stores, the Group's success is attributed to its highly skilled and dedicated teams.

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