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Procurement Officer

About Souq

Souq.com is the largest ecommerce site in the Arab world. Every month, Souq.com attracts more than 40 million visits to its catalogue of more than 8 million unique products in 35 different categories, including Books, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Household goods, Fashion, Accessories, 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 3,000 employees, we have offices and local operations in UAE, Egypt, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and leading Product and Engineering centers in Jordan and India. We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and a unique opportunity to join the leading player in an ever growing and exciting industry. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Managing the allotted category / Item-types to ensure that the required items are procured in time
Work closely with internal and external "customers" to ensure timely availability of inventory
Pay great attention to details and follow up to ensure timely receipts of ordered inventory
Work with Account Management on creating PO once sales are finalized
Resolve any supplier performance or any supply chain issues prior to any business interruptions
Assist in establishing/modifying procurement policies according to business needs
Take on ad-hoc projects and assist with inventory control issues when needed
Create/maintain status reports for management when needed

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Able to build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers
Able to work independently and also knows how to work as part of a team
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work tasks
Problem solver with great sense of urgency
Strong communication and follow-up skills
Proficient with MS Office (especially with Excel)
Knowledge of ERP, SAP or any other WMS systems is preferred

CORE COMPETENCIES

Good Communication (written & spoken)
Analytical Skills
Negotiation Skills
Stakeholder management

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