Head of supply chain, central & east cluster - saudi arabia, riyadh

To lead and manage the supply chain function for central & east region for activities including procurement, logistics, shutdown management sourcing, supplier relationship management, warehousing and inventory management as well as coordinate all contracts, and spares.to drive initiatives to improve nomac's position in the market, in alignment with the global supply chain strategy, ensuring the cost, quality and scope requirements are met in an efficient manner, whilst ensuring overall cost optimization and management of business risks. strategy & plans:contribute to the development and implementation of an effective supply chain strategy for the region ensuring alignment to group strategy, vision, mission and corporate objectives.regularly report to the manager on the operational activities of department, challenges and issues faced, mitigations taken, etc. as required, to keep them informed and updated on the department's activities. leadership: manage the regional supply chain teams & their objectives by overseeing their performance, recruitment, learning and development to ensure high levels of engagement, competence, and a motivated work environment.effective and continuous coordination with ksa head of supply chain for fulfillment of region related contracts finalizations, spares procurement, critical procurements and vendor management to ensure that all regional requirements are fully complied to. will be responsible for all sc fulfillment for the region.procurement: oversee and manage the sourcing of materials and services across all regional plants, understanding current and future requirements, and ensuring optimization across the whole process. shall be jointly responsible, along with ksa team, for region related spares and critical procurement ensuring that all requirements are fulfilled in a timely and cost-effective manner.lead the development and execution of the tendering processes managed within the region to ensure compliance with the overall sourcing strategy and develop the negotiation strategy to ensure vendors meet specifications at the most favorable prices.direct and guide the entire procurement to pay process for the region to ensure provision of the required procurement support to all plants/functions and facilitate the requisition and supply of material/ service to ensure the requirements are met within the defined time, cost and quality parameters.oversee and manage all supplier selections for procurements managed within the region to ensure selection of the most beneficial suppliers at favorable terms.oversee and manage a database of preferred suppliers in respective region in order to ensure selection of the most appropriate and suitable supplier and guarantee uninterrupted supply of goods and services.keep abreast of market information about suppliers, dealers, original equipment manufacturers (oem's) etc. to develop good network of suppliers, who can be contacted for critical requirements. support the ksa supply chain in identifying opportunities for cost saving and optimization, by reviewing the existing supply chain processes and contracts and extracting more value from them, to ensure overall profitability and efficiency. ensure that all procurement related kpi's are met for the regional plants.skillsexperience on the sap system team management and development skillsproven sourcing and procurement experience on technical materials and services.good experience in managing the logistics and multi locational warehousing operations.good knowledge on inventory management.knowledge of financial analysis tools and payment cycleknowledge of local laws/regulations and contractsadvanced planning and organizing skillsadvanced communication skillsexceptional negotiation skills including contractual terms and conditions.ability to develop relationships with new vendorsability to identify and implement improvements and new procedures across geographies

Supply Chain Manager
Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
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