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    IFS – UAE National – Procurement Associate | PricewaterhouseCoopers

    Employment:

    Full Time

    Line of ServiceInternal Firm ServicesSpecialismIFS – FinanceManagement LevelAssociateJob Description & SummaryA career in Procurement, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and manage the procurement of all goods and services required by PwC for operational and strategic purposes. As a part of the team, you’ll assist in developing our standard practices and compliance infrastructure, managing relationships for both internal clients and suppliers to aid in the strategic selection of suppliers, supplier diversity, and contract negotiations.- Procurement sits within the centralised Finance Function and is managed by the Director of Procurement, the team is responsible for the development of procurement processes, procedures, strategy development, implementation/administration of procurement activities, optimisation of procurement spend via category management, as well as supporting the operational aspects of the agreement with the operations team and spend.- The Procurement Officer reports to the Procurement Category Lead and is responsible for supporting the optimisation of the category spend within the operating procurement business stream. The team is the primary point of contact for cost review, optimisation analysis, tendering, contract review and negotiation with key vendors across all spend categories.- Follow procurement strategy set by team leadership, focusing on high opportunity areas of spend, and identifying challenging procurement spend savings across the business- Assist the Procurement Category Lead with the management of category spend, defining category strategies, working to optimise the contract terms, costing and quality of services delivered. Reviewing vendor performance and benchmarking across the region.- Supports the RFI / RFP processes within the spend categories, including creation of scopes of work, technical and commercial evaluation, recommendation and facilitation of sign off with key stakeholders Reviews contract terms and recommends amendments that support the position of / benefits PwC , particularly strategies for financial negotiations for all significant areas of spend, with aim of achieving year on year reductions in like for like spend- Personally embody company culture of long-term saving on procurement costs, drive ethos of regionalisation / centralisation of procurement spend and contracts e.g. Regional Frame agreements- Log savings achieved across the procurement categories- Ensure accurate capture of procurement data to feed into Finance Systems e.g. LPOs etc, ensuring meaningful and accurate data is collected, reconciled and managed appropriately

    Education- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Procurement, Supply Chain, Logistics or related field requiredLanguage- Fluency in written and spoken English, proficiency in Arabic is an advantageOverall Experience- No experience in a procurement functionKnowledge and Skills- Knowledge of Corporate Procurement principles- Knowledge of implementing cost improvements- Strong liaison skills, with the ability to maintain geographical relationships- Excellent people management skills- Ability to work within a team and develop excellent relationships with co-workers- Knowledge of the tender evaluation process- Ability to adhere to and implement corporate procurement policies- Negotiation skills and assertiveness in dealing with external vendors- Strong ability to collaborate across functions- Strong customer service orientation- Organisation, thoroughness, eye for detail, time management skills and proactivity- Strong verbal and written communication skills

    PwC firms help organizations and individuals to create the value they’re looking for.

    We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the global PwC network.

    In our 3 key areas of business or Lines of Service Assurance, Tax, and Advisory we work with our clients from business start ups to the worlds leading organizations to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

    We help our own people to learn, discover, develop and make a real difference all the way through their working lives. And we have big ambitions to grow.

    PwC Middle East Region is part of what we call the Central Cluster and includes the UK, Europe and Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets – UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.

    PwC has been established in the region for over 40 years, we already employ over 4500 people and we are on course to become the Middle East number one professional service firm. More

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    IFS – Finance – Procurement Manager | PricewaterhouseCoopers

    Employment:

    Full Time

    Line of ServiceInternal Firm ServicesSpecialismIFS – FinanceManagement LevelManagerJob Description & SummaryA career in Procurement, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and manage the procurement of all goods and services required by PwC for operational and strategic purposes. As a part of the team, you’ll assist in developing our standard practices and compliance infrastructure, managing relationships for both internal clients and suppliers to aid in the strategic selection of suppliers, supplier diversity, and contract negotiations.Financial/ Procurement• Support development of procurement strategy, focusing on high opportunity areas of spend, and identifying challenging procurement spend savings across the business• Manage all spend within a spend category, defining strategies, working to optimise the RFP / RFI process, contract creation including terms, costing and quality of services delivered. Creation and completion of the service provider performance and benchmarking across the region.• Oversees the RFP / RFI processes for significant spend categories, including creation of scopes of work, technical and commercial evaluation, recommendation and facilitation of sign off with key stakeholders• Support the Procurement Director in roles as Procurement SME to leadership, supporting on understanding of procurement / direct and indirect spend, as well as the development of new policies which support ongoing cost savings / management• Reviews contract terms and recommends amendments that support the position of / benefits PwC• Supports financial negotiations for all significant areas of spend, with aim of achieving year on year reductions in like for like spend• Support company culture of long-term saving on procurement costs, drive ethos of regionalisation / centralisation of procurement spend and contracts e.g. Regional call off, framework and consultancy agreements• Log and distribute savings achieved across the procurement categories• Drive accurate capture of procurement data to feed into Procurement Systems e.g. LPOs etc, ensuring meaningful and accurate data is collected, reconciled and managed appropriatelyCustomer/Stakeholder• Manage internal customer relationships – function leads with significant areas of spend e.g. marketing & communication, professional services and human capital etc and build collaborative relationships with common goal of optimising functional procurement budgets• Manage external service provider relationships with key partners in the markets, particularly across the key categories of spend – marketing & communication, professional services and human capital etc• Ensure internal customer satisfaction with corporate procurement services across categories• Provide informative procurement reporting• Ensure internal customer satisfaction with Procurement services• Promote innovation and technology throughout the procurement processInternal Process• Support development of procurement policy, procedure and process setting, and support wide communication to all internal stakeholders• Lead, manage and execute projects related to the procurement strategy and category management particularly• Supports risk management and mitigation approach identification, as well as execution for agreements• Manages the risk, quality and independence process and promotes fair trade within the firm• Work with business partners to ensure understanding of customer needs and implementation options in order to provide guidance in the delivery of efficient procurement processes and tools in the region.• Engage procurement leads and key stakeholders to ensure business needs are being met in a timely manner balanced with PwC requirements, strategies and policies.• Provide information to procurement teams regarding best practices, industry trends and business opportunities, as well as, feedback on the overall performance of procurement processes and tools.• Provide excellent customer services and complaints resolution• Work with the Procurement Director to support, design and implementation of any new opportunities/improvements within the team• Highlight and promote areas of efficiency for the firm including reducing administration support and promoting technology• Responsible for procurement risk management and mitigation approach and execution for contracts and agreementsLearning & Growth• Foresees alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of the supply chain and clients• Build capabilities within the function, develop leadership skills of direct reports, and ensure that training plans are in place to develop the function’s staff technically and managerially• Ensure that team has the resources and capabilities to deliver assignments efficiently• Capture templates and standards into a repository to build the team’s own knowledge management database• Ensure adherence to policies and procedures• Responsible for the continuing professional development of self and junior team members• Support internal knowledge management best practices, creating communities of practice both within own team and across wider function• Act as a key resource and liaison to other functional areas of the business, building cross-functional relationships as needed• Establish a healthy working environment for employees

    Knowledge, skills, and qualificationsEducation• Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management or related field required• CIPS qualification or equivalent requiredLanguage• Fluency in written and spoken English, proficiency in Arabic is an advantageOverall Experience• 3+ years of experience in a procurement functionSpecific Experience• Experience in the Professional Services industry in a top tier Big 4 firm preferred• Experience in the procurement function within a large organisation• Prior people management experience• Experience in managing service provider relationships and agreements related to all areas of procurement, managing and monitoring SLAs• Experience within the Middle East is an advantageKnowledge and Skills• Strong knowledge of developing and implementing procurement policies and procedures• Ability to develop procurement framework agreements for major items• Ability to work well within a team and promote collaborative working• Knowledge of best practices within the procurement space• Ability to review procurement frameworks from both a technical and commercial sense• Good relationship building with external providers• Strong negotiation skills and assertiveness in dealing with external vendors and third parties• Knowledge of vendor management and managing SLAs• Ability to provide feedback on service quality and recommend improvement areas• Knowledge of overseeing cost improvement initiatives across all major categories of spend• Organisation, thoroughness, eye for detail, time management skills and proactivity• Excellent customer service orientation• Understanding of legal terms and contracts• Strong verbal and written communication skills• Excellent people management skills• Ethical Conduct

    PwC firms help organizations and individuals to create the value they’re looking for.

    We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with close to 169,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC is the brand under which member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL) operate and provide services. Together, these firms form the global PwC network.

    In our 3 key areas of business or Lines of Service Assurance, Tax, and Advisory we work with our clients from business start ups to the worlds leading organizations to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.

    We help our own people to learn, discover, develop and make a real difference all the way through their working lives. And we have big ambitions to grow.

    PwC Middle East Region is part of what we call the Central Cluster and includes the UK, Europe and Africa as well as the Middle East. The region consists of 12 markets – UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Palestine.

    PwC has been established in the region for over 40 years, we already employ over 4500 people and we are on course to become the Middle East number one professional service firm. More

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    Senior Procurement Officer | RTC-1 Employment Services

    Employment: Full Time

    Position Title: Senior Procurement OfficerEmployment Type: Full TimeSalary: up to 40k AED all inclusive depending on experience and qualifications, plus education assistance and annual bonusJob Location: Abu Dhabi, UAEAbout the Client:The hiring company is one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE.Job Role:• Undertake procurement operations in line with the annual purchasing plan including vendor liaising, negotiations, contracting ensuring adherence to organizational standards and requirements• Ensure timely completion and closure of all procurement processes including tendering, sourcing, vendor evaluation and selection, negotiation, contracting etc.• Support procurement operations staying abreast of potential suppliers and carry out appropriate assessments to identify shortlists• Identify and create a pool of vendors ensuring equality among potential vendors and minimizing associated risk• Prepare purchase orders as per the contract• Register new vendors / suppliers as and when required post verification and documentation• Undertake surveys or solicit inputs from the users to evaluate effectiveness of service delivered by vendors• Maintain and regularly review procurement records and procurement contracts for easy retrieval of information• Assume responsibility for ensuring the facilities at all customer touchpoints hold all adequate inventories and supplies to support the efficient operations• Oversee maintenance and leasing and ensure availability of supplies at all customer touchpoints and take necessary action as and when required

    Requirements:• Open to UAE Nationals / Emirati• Male/Female, 45 years old and below• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, or any relevant field• At least 4 years relevant experience in procurement; experience in banking or financial institutions industry is an advantage• Must have a family book

    RTC-1 Employment Services is a licensed recruitment firm based in Dubai, UAE. Our team has been in the market since 2004 and we are supporting various industries with their staffing needs across the Middle East and Africa. More

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    Manager (Procurement Practice) – Boutique Consulting Firm – UAE/KSA | NSI & Bluefin Talent

    Employment: Full Time

    The Customer Relationship Lead is a single point of contact appointed to manage all procurement needs for defined stakeholder areas. The lead ‘owns’ the relationship with their stakeholders and suppliers/contractors.The main objective of this role is to ensure their stakeholder’s satisfaction. The remit of the lead covers category planning, sourcing, implementation, and supplier management.They are primarily leaders and managers who draw in resources to deliver specific requirements.Key Responsibilities:• Operates as the single point of contact for all matters required by direct stakeholders• Build and maintain sustainable relationships with stakeholders• Manages all initiatives and requirements from customers making sure that timelines and objectives are met• Communicates frequently and effectively with stakeholders to update progress of all initiatives and gather feedback• Advices and influences senior stakeholders on potential solutions to their requirements• Develops category strategy and a pipeline roll-out programs, engaging effectively with stakeholders (demand forecasting) and the market• Implement category strategy through sourcing initiatives and supplier management to generate value and achieve procurement targets• Negotiates technical and commercial terms with suppliers (as and when required based on the importance of the package of work) to ensure stakeholders’ needs are met and the best value for the requirement• Requests and allocates resources to initiatives in order to deploy category strategy and supplier management activities• Leads cross-functional teams to manage the implementation of the category strategy• Manages and is accountable for the quality and timeliness of critical deliverables and communications• Forecasts, tracks key account metrics, and implements actions to ensure targets are met• Manages and is accountable for supplier relationships in its area of scope. This includes: Contract Management, Performance Management and Strategic Relationship Management

    • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Procurement, Engineering, Business, Finance, or related subject• 8 years’ experience in Procurement organizations of which a minimum of 4 years applicable experience in managing a Procurement category or a customer account.• Fluency in English• Fluency in Arabic is highly desirable

    New Sourcing International (NSI) / Bluefin Talent have partnered so to offer a specialized recruitment solution within the Consulting and Financial services domains.
    Working together as a specialist search and selection agency, we concentrate on blue chip financial services and strategy / technology consulting organizations across Europe and the Middle East; focusing exclusively on Financial Services, IT and Risk. Being niche allows us to offer a premium search service, tailored to overcome the technically challenging nature of recruitment for the specialist functions that we work.
    We are dedicated to representing best of breed candidates in the region in our dedicated fields of employment. As such we are a leading outfit for placing ex-pats and internationally educated students in the region.
    Our biggest unique selling point, is that we are steered by a dedicated team of ex-financial services and industry professionals. This allows us to offer a level of candidate pre-screening for roles, which is largely anomalous to the recruitment profession. Our ability to bridge the technical knowledge gap typical recruiters encounter, coupled with a thorough delivery process allows us to drive consistently superior results for our clients sourcing requirements. Designed to provide a fast and efficient turnaround, we minimize the use of internal resources our clients spend vetting inadequate profiles, allowing them to quickly get back to focusing on their strategic goals.
    Our strength lies not only in the specialist nature of our firm, but also in the commitment we show towards our clients and candidates. We endeavour to build long-term relationships and recognise the crucial nature of communication throughout the recruitment process. Excellence, integrity, respect and transparency are cornerstone to the culture we promote. More

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    Consultant – Procurement Practice | NSI & Bluefin Talent

    Employment: Contract

    Procurement SpecialistRole OverviewThe Senior Procurement Specialist leads low and medium-complexity sourcing projects and supplier relationships working effectively along with multiple Customer Relationship Leads and more junior members of the Procurement team. This specialist also operates as the single point of contact of small stakeholder groups (depending on the package of work).While carrying out sourcing activities, the Senior Specialist provides strong commercial leadership in project teams, developing and executing creative strategies to ensure work is conducted with rigorous professional standards in full compliance with client’s governanceKey ResponsibilitiesSupports the Senior Procurement Specialist on the execution of high complexity sourcing projects and leads low and medium complexity sourcing projects where assigned by the Customer Relationship LeadApplies sourcing methodology to medium and low-complexity sourcing initiatives, working in cross-functional teams executing multiple sourcing projects in a portfolio of goods, materials and servicesManages multiple sourcing projects and deliver agreed business targetsSupports Senior Procurement Specialists and Customer Relationship Leads on executing Supplier Management activitiesDelivers targets and sustainable value for the client through managing and supporting sourcing and supplier relationship management initiativesInfluences effectively to ensure business needs consider commercial reality and do not unknowingly compromise valueEscalates key risks effectively, maintaining Senior Procurement Specialists and Customer Relationship Lead and stakeholder’s confidence and effective resolutionCoaches junior team members to develop new insights from analysis and leading to a deliver solid set of actionable recommendationsNegotiates adapting strategy with supplier dynamics and manages multiple negotiation teamsResponsible for quality and timeliness of critical deliverables and communicationsEssential requirementsCommunication skills: Strong written and verbal communication. Able to communicate effectively with junior and senior stakeholdersAccountability: Strong sense of accountability and ability to determine actions, risks and results to get the job done.Leadership: Strong influencing skills and ability to lead a team towards achieving strategic objectives.Innovation: Strong ability to create from concept and an ability to look for opportunities to apply new and evolving ideas, methods and approaches.Analytical Skills: Strong problem-solving skills and techniques. Able to understand and carry out spend analysis and draw out conclusions and fact-based decision makingOrganizational Understanding: The ability to translate strategic initiatives into practical solutions and a strong understanding of the impact of market driversPlanning Skills: Strong ability to plan deliverables, milestone and sign-off points. Strong ability to schedule and monitor activities to achieve organizational goals;Technical Knowledge: Knowledge of Procurement processes: Category Planning, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management and how to apply them in a greenfield ContextIT Skills: Ability to use SAP SRM applications and Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPointQualificationsBachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Procurement, Engineering, Business, Finance, or related subject3 years’ experience in Procurement organisations of which a minimum of 1 year applicable experience in managing/leading multiple sourcing projectsFluency in English.Desirable requirementsProcurement Qualification (e.g. CIPS)Project Management QualificationArabic language skills

    Key ResponsibilitiesSupports the Senior Procurement Specialist on the execution of high complexity sourcing projects and leads low and medium complexity sourcing projects where assigned by the Customer Relationship LeadApplies sourcing methodology to medium and low-complexity sourcing initiatives, working in cross-functional teams executing multiple sourcing projects in a portfolio of goods, materials and servicesManages multiple sourcing projects and deliver agreed business targetsSupports Senior Procurement Specialists and Customer Relationship Leads on executing Supplier Management activitiesDelivers targets and sustainable value for the client through managing and supporting sourcing and supplier relationship management initiativesInfluences effectively to ensure business needs consider commercial reality and do not unknowingly compromise valueEscalates key risks effectively, maintaining Senior Procurement Specialists and Customer Relationship Lead and stakeholder’s confidence and effective resolutionCoaches junior team members to develop new insights from analysis and leading to a deliver solid set of actionable recommendationsNegotiates adapting strategy with supplier dynamics and manages multiple negotiation teamsResponsible for quality and timeliness of critical deliverables and communicationsEssential requirementsCommunication skills: Strong written and verbal communication. Able to communicate effectively with junior and senior stakeholdersAccountability: Strong sense of accountability and ability to determine actions, risks and results to get the job done.Leadership: Strong influencing skills and ability to lead a team towards achieving strategic objectives.Innovation: Strong ability to create from concept and an ability to look for opportunities to apply new and evolving ideas, methods and approaches.Analytical Skills: Strong problem-solving skills and techniques. Able to understand and carry out spend analysis and draw out conclusions and fact-based decision makingOrganizational Understanding: The ability to translate strategic initiatives into practical solutions and a strong understanding of the impact of market driversPlanning Skills: Strong ability to plan deliverables, milestone and sign-off points. Strong ability to schedule and monitor activities to achieve organizational goals;Technical Knowledge: Knowledge of Procurement processes: Category Planning, Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management and how to apply them in a greenfield ContextIT Skills: Ability to use SAP SRM applications and Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPointQualificationsBachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Procurement, Engineering, Business, Finance, or related subject3 years’ experience in Procurement organisations of which a minimum of 1 year applicable experience in managing/leading multiple sourcing projectsFluency in English.Desirable requirementsProcurement Qualification (e.g. CIPS)Project Management QualificationArabic language skills

    New Sourcing International (NSI) / Bluefin Talent have partnered so to offer a specialized recruitment solution within the Consulting and Financial services domains.
    Working together as a specialist search and selection agency, we concentrate on blue chip financial services and strategy / technology consulting organizations across Europe and the Middle East; focusing exclusively on Financial Services, IT and Risk. Being niche allows us to offer a premium search service, tailored to overcome the technically challenging nature of recruitment for the specialist functions that we work.
    We are dedicated to representing best of breed candidates in the region in our dedicated fields of employment. As such we are a leading outfit for placing ex-pats and internationally educated students in the region.
    Our biggest unique selling point, is that we are steered by a dedicated team of ex-financial services and industry professionals. This allows us to offer a level of candidate pre-screening for roles, which is largely anomalous to the recruitment profession. Our ability to bridge the technical knowledge gap typical recruiters encounter, coupled with a thorough delivery process allows us to drive consistently superior results for our clients sourcing requirements. Designed to provide a fast and efficient turnaround, we minimize the use of internal resources our clients spend vetting inadequate profiles, allowing them to quickly get back to focusing on their strategic goals.
    Our strength lies not only in the specialist nature of our firm, but also in the commitment we show towards our clients and candidates. We endeavour to build long-term relationships and recognise the crucial nature of communication throughout the recruitment process. Excellence, integrity, respect and transparency are cornerstone to the culture we promote. More

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    Sr Procurement Specialist – Boutique Consulting Firm – UAE/KSA | NSI & Bluefin Talent

    Employment: Full Time

    The Senior Procurement Specialist leads high-complexity sourcing projects and supplier relationships working effectively along with multiple Customer Relationship Leads and more junior members of the Procurement team. This specialist also operates as the single point of contact of small stakeholder groups (depending on the package of work).While carrying outsourcing activities, the Senior Specialist provides strong commercial leadership in project teams, developing and executing creative strategies to ensure work is conducted with rigorous professional standards in full compliance with the client’s governance.Key Responsibilities:• Operates as a single point of contact for all matters required by direct stakeholder groups where assigned by the Customer Relationship Lead• Supports the Customer Relationship Lead on the development of Category Strategies and Supplier Management activities• Applies Sourcing & Supplier Management methodologies, leading cross-functional teams executing multiple sourcing projects in a portfolio of goods, materials & services• Delivers targets and sustainable value through managing sourcing and supplier relationship management initiatives• Manages complex and multiple sourcing projects and deliver agreed business targets• Influences effectively to ensure business needs consider commercial reality and do not unknowingly compromise value• Communicates with Customer Relationship Leads and influences project teams and key stakeholders effectively• Escalates key risks effectively, maintaining Customer Relationship Lead and stakeholder confidence and effective resolution• Coaches junior team members to develop new insights from analysis and leading to a deliver solid set of actionable recommendations• Negotiates with suppliers effectively as and when required• Responsible for quality and timeliness of critical deliverables and communications

    • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Procurement, Engineering, Business, Finance, or related subject• 5 years’ experience in Procurement organisations of which a minimum of 3 years applicable experience in managing/leading multiple sourcing projects• Fluency in English• Fluency in Arabic is highly desirable

    New Sourcing International (NSI) / Bluefin Talent have partnered so to offer a specialized recruitment solution within the Consulting and Financial services domains.
    Working together as a specialist search and selection agency, we concentrate on blue chip financial services and strategy / technology consulting organizations across Europe and the Middle East; focusing exclusively on Financial Services, IT and Risk. Being niche allows us to offer a premium search service, tailored to overcome the technically challenging nature of recruitment for the specialist functions that we work.
    We are dedicated to representing best of breed candidates in the region in our dedicated fields of employment. As such we are a leading outfit for placing ex-pats and internationally educated students in the region.
    Our biggest unique selling point, is that we are steered by a dedicated team of ex-financial services and industry professionals. This allows us to offer a level of candidate pre-screening for roles, which is largely anomalous to the recruitment profession. Our ability to bridge the technical knowledge gap typical recruiters encounter, coupled with a thorough delivery process allows us to drive consistently superior results for our clients sourcing requirements. Designed to provide a fast and efficient turnaround, we minimize the use of internal resources our clients spend vetting inadequate profiles, allowing them to quickly get back to focusing on their strategic goals.
    Our strength lies not only in the specialist nature of our firm, but also in the commitment we show towards our clients and candidates. We endeavour to build long-term relationships and recognise the crucial nature of communication throughout the recruitment process. Excellence, integrity, respect and transparency are cornerstone to the culture we promote. More

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    SAP S/4 HANA & Ariba Procurement Consultant (Manager/Senior Manager) | Ernst & Young

    Employment: Full Time

    SAP S/4 HANA & Ariba Procurement Consultant (Manager/Senior Manager), Technology Consulting (MENA)Whole industries have been disrupted and transformed in recent years by digital technology. As a technology consulting professional, you’ll help businesses realize the value they can gain from their technology investments – supporting strategy and being a key growth driver. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll deliver exceptional client service – providing advice on how technology enablement, digital transformation and enterprise intelligence contribute to performance improvement, as well as how technology can act as multiplying effect during major program transformations.As organizations look to leverage the advantage technology offers, we’ll work with you to develop the consultancy and analytical skills that you’ll need in today’s environment. Working on projects that cross borders and sectors, the experiences you gain here will be more valuable than anywhere else. So, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.The OpportunityWe’re looking for a SAP S/4 HANA & Ariba Procurement Consultant (Manager/Senior Manager) to join our rapidly expanding Technology Consulting team. The role will be based in one of MENA offices (Riyadh, Dubai, Doha or Abu Dhabi).Responsibilities- Facilitate the implementation of SAP Solutions to enhance the client’s business functionality and overall performance, maintain a high degree of customer satisfaction.- Lead the business analysis process and provide product and implementation expertise to clients in how best to implement and use the system, identify scope gaps, advise on workaround solutions when applicable.- Responsible for the successful delivery of functional and technical components of procurement (S/4HANA & Ariba), inventory management (S/4HANA), inventory planning (S/4HANA), strategic sourcing, catalog management, sourcing analytics using SAP Ariba and its components- Ensures the customer’s application and system requirements are identified, analyzed and documented.- Optimize Procurement Business Processes, and help customers to adopt Best Practices- Support in detailed project planning activities- Communicate on project progress to customer and engagement manager- Manage customer challenges and escalations in a proactive and structured manner

    Technical Skills Requirements- Broad application skills- SAP S/4HANA MM/Ariba: Ariba S2C, P2P, Integration with SAP system- This role will apply functional and technical integration knowledge of SAP Ariba tools, ECC/S/4HANA systems and functional procurement/sourcing processes- Excellent business communication skills- Strong knowledge in ASAP /Activate / EY Hybrid implementation methodologies- Capability of presenting the value proposition in the module / area,- Very good problem-solving abilities- Excellent interpersonal skills, strong communication and presentation skillsAdditional Requirements- Approximately 10+ years of total experience and SAP Implementation experience in minimum 4-6 projects- A minimum 6-8 years’ experience in Successfully implementing SAP ECC & Ariba Solutions as a lead consultant covering technical assessments, solution design, testing and deployment.- At least 2-3 years’ experience in implementing S/4 HANA including integration with SRM- Experience in integrating Ariba with core SAP ECC/S/4HANA using CIG- Strong knowledge in business processes and practices- Good Industry knowledge- Demonstrated track record managing teams and complex engagements in the consulting arena- Show initiative and creativity in developing innovative work-around solutions or new processes.What we look forHighly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization.What working at EY offersEY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to be an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:- Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career- The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for youAbout EYAs a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

    EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
    EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. Information about how EY collects and uses personal data and a description of the rights individuals have under data protection legislation are available on our site.
    The MENA practice of EY has been operating in the region since 1923. For over 95 years, we have grown to over 7,500 people united across 21 offices and 16 countries, sharing the same values and an unwavering commitment to quality. As an organization, we continue to develop outstanding leaders who deliver exceptional services to our clients and who contribute to our communities. We are proud of our accomplishments over the years, reaffirming our position as the largest and most established professional services organization in the region More

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    Procurement and Contracts Officer | TASC Outsourcing

    Employment: Full Time

    IndustryBanking and Financial SectorTypeContract – Existing clientProcurement & Contracts OfficerWork Location: Abu DhabiSalary Details:• Attractive salary + Standard UAE benefitsRequirements:We are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to manage the client’s supply of products and servicesJob Description:• Responsible for the management, administration, and supervision of the company’s acquisition / Tender/ RFP programs.• Identifying the procurement needs of an organization, reviewing purchase requisitions, awarding supplier tenders and supervising the performance of contractors.• Invites suppliers to submit their bids along with price proposals.• Collaborate with other purchasing specialists in the procurement department to examine the bids and select the most competitive supplier.• The procurement officer proceeds to negotiate better prices with the supplier, so that the company can enter into a contract that meets its financial goals.• Well aware of Contract terms and conditions and must know how to terminate the contracts.• Well versed with Procurement Process.

    Preference:• Immediate joiners

    In a world where technology and processes are constantly changing, there is a need to find talented professionals, who are up to the challenge. TASC Outsourcing is a leading talent management company delivering unmatched high-quality people solutions.
    Our current roster of talent is over 3,500 strong, comprising 70 nationalities in 75 job functions across various sectors. We strongly believe in our values of agility, reliability, quality, respect and collaboration. We dedicate a team of specialists who understand the unique staffing requirements of specific sectors, connecting the right people with the right opportunity and creating value for both employer and employee.
    This is exactly the reason why we have become one of the most preferred talent providers in the UAE for IT, Retail and FMCG, Banking and Finance, as well as Corporate and Back-Office Support. More