Senior Procurement Specialist

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Senior Procurement Specialist

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

In this role, you will:

 Manager to plan and prioritize purchasing activities.

  • Do strategic procurement methodology, spend analysis and category purchases
  • Work with business and delivery teams to plan and execute procure to pay cycle
  • Interface with procurement team to plan and prioritize purchasing activities
  • Work on RFI/RFP/RPQ, tendering and contract management process
  • Review planned purchases, create requisitions for purchased items, process purchases and manage approval process and then issue approved purchase orders and supporting documents to suppliers/vendors
  • Track purchase orders order acknowledgement with suppliers, prepare and communicate lead times, delivery dates, shortage and backlog reports, and provide visibility of potential interruptions to internal customers
  • Review, update, and maintains purchase orders until they are closed
  • Establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and maintain supplier relationships
  • Ensure orders adhere to supplier agreements and contracts; reports non-conformances
  • Lead finance, users and logistics staff in resolving reception and invoice discrepancies
  • Identify opportunities and implement actions to achieve efficiencies
  • Contribute to consolidation, reduction, and rationalization of the supplier base

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management/IT/Science
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience
  • Good English comprehension skills

Desired skills:

  • CIPS Level 4
  • Experience on Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and under tight time lines
  • Multitasker and able to handle additional work tasks
  • Clarity and focus with ability to structure abstract information
  • Ability to bring insights from the purchase and spend data

Working in Abu Dhabi

At DarkMatter, we’re turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you’ll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you’ll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won’t have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You’ll find people of over 50 nationalities working in the DarkMatter Group. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

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DREAM ENVIRONMENT

At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.

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