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Vendor Management Head

  • Negotiable
  • United Arab Emirates, Dubai
  • Permanent
  • Digital Commerce & Enterprise
Vendor Management Head (Global Procurement)

As a key pillar of global procurement department, Vendor Management team is responsible for end-to-end supplier lifecycle management ranging from onboarding to phase-out.
main Job objective include but aren't limited to review of supplier management policies and guidelines, supplier information and risk management, and supplier portal function improvement.

• Craft global supplier strategies. Align supplier management with the company's overall strategy and growth plans. Stay ahead of the curve by researching industry trends and best practices in procurement. Design a supplier lifecycle and risk management system that supports the company's development goals.
• Manage all core supplier data across the company. Ensure clear data sources and maintain data accuracy, authenticity, and uniqueness.
• Work closely with production, R&D, and data analysis teams throughout the entire lifecycle of supplier management products – from research and design to implementation and operation.
• Improve the efficiency of the purchasing organization and its management practices. Leverage the supplier management platform's capabilities through product development and optimization plans.
• Develop, update, and publish consistent supplier management guidelines based on current business needs.

• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Supply Chain, Business Management or a relevant field.
• 8+ years experience working in a matrix multinational organization with good insights into the tech industry.
• Solid understanding of procurement regulations, best practices, and market trends across different regions
• Extensive experience of vendor management processes, including sourcing, contract negotiation, performance monitoring, and relationship management.
• Professional certifications in procurement (such as CSCP, CPM, CPP).
• Fluent in English and ideally Chinese.
• Strong leadership abilities to guide and motivate a diverse team of vendor managers across different regions.
• Capable of analyzing data regarding vendor performance metrics
• Identifying areas for improvement or risk mitigation, and developing strategies to address challenges that may arise in managing global vendors.
• Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, set clear goals and deadlines, and allocate resources will be essential in this role.
• Culturally sensitive and adaptable to ensure effective communication and collaboration.
Ahmed Jamal Khan Divisional Director
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