Souq.com is the largest ecommerce site in the Arab world. Every month, Souq.com attracts more than 41 million visits to its catalogue of more than 8.5 million unique products in 35 different categories, including consumer electronics, household goods, fashion, watches, perfumes, toys, and baby products.
Established in 2005, Souq.com today operates both as an award-winning retail business and an online marketplace that allows SMEs, merchants, brands and distributors to distribute their products online.
With more than 4,000 employees, We have offices and local operations in UAE, Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and leading Product and Engineering centers in Jordan and India, offering a unique opportunity to join the leading player in an ever growing and exciting industry.
Do you want to lead a team in a newly established FC Procurement department in Dubai?
Sounds great. What will I be working on?
You will develop and enact long and short-term global procurement strategy in collaboration with regional leaders as well as lead major projects and work with vendor management in contract negotiations with suppliers.
In your role, you will be expected to lead standardization of supplier portals and other procurement tooling and build the necessary controls, budgets, policies and procedures to optimize procurement s contribution to business objectives. Developing and utilizing of improved metrics and data driving decision-making capabilities are amongst your tasks.
We will ask you to improve overall organizational capability through systems, processes, and talent development. At the same time, your task will be to develop and implement integrated supply chain processes that effectively support Souq/Amazon s growing and dynamic business models and drive continuous improvement initiatives throughout the organization.
About Amazon FC procurement
We are a department, which collaborates with suppliers, internal business owners, and key stakeholders to facilitate procurement and create operational value for Amazon s FC requirements. We operate at a worldwide strategic level to standardize global procurement. This team will initially be policy, tactical processing, and efficiency focused with growth availability into tools development and increased vendor management opportunities.
Industry Type :
Internet / E-commerce / Dotcom
Functional Area :
Site Engineering / Projects
Desired Candidate Profile
A completed Bachelor s or Master s Degree from an accredited university. Degrees in Finance, Supply Chain Management, IT, or Business preferred.
High precision in verbal and written communication in English Arabic speaking is highly desirable.
Proficiency in using financial systems (SAP, COUPA, ORACLE) in large organizations.
Previous experience in purchasing; including supplier relationship management.
Must have process improvement experience.
3 years of managerial experience.
Proven organizational and motivational skills. (this individual will lead a small team) PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Master's Degree (MBA or Technical).
LEAN or Six Sigma experience.
Experience leading the implementation of new processes, systems and decision making tools in a procurement or supply chain organization.
Ability to interpret financial data and apply to decision making.