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Contract Manager - Procurement Services

Scope of the Job

Implementation and monitoring of Global and Opco contracts with suppliers at Opco level, and monitoring of supplier performance by establishing, following, measuring and observing KPls and service levels so that contract compliance is guaranteed and operational problems are solved.


Functional Responsibilities:

  • Strategy:

Contribute to the development and implementation of the Global Category and Procurement strategy by providing data, sharing Opco developments and by active participation in the Community of Practice


Provide buying teams the requirements and conditions for the Opco prior to tendering

  • Contract Management

iImplement and deliver all contract management activities for spend categories within span of control, including.

Execute supplier development strategy.

 Report under/ over allocations, in supporting effort to optimize volume allocations manage all variances

 Optimize cost/ value engineering

 Measure and evaluate supplier performance

 Settle Opco operational / logistical issues and administrative claims and report them to buying teams

Escalate issues / claims with commercial impact to buying teams

 Minimize impacts of contract termination by thorough preparation and proper execution

Support the New Product Introduction process, in close coordination with the HGP buyer and Opco stakeholders

Generate materials required for updating contracts


  • Information Management & Reporting:

Report the performance of suppliers, produce regular vendor rating reports within acknowledged governance process

 Ensure up to date and correct Procurement data and related information for own focus area within acknowledged governance process

Provide internal stakeholders with budgetary information when necessary

Generate materials required for updating contracts


  • Supplier Management

First point of contact for the external and internal stakeholders for existing contractual arrangements

Manage the operational supplier relationships on a daily basis

Develop and implement supplier performance improvements

Discuss the results of vendor rating reports and supplier performance with internal stakeholders (including the buyer) and the supplier(s) involved



Education, Certifications and Licenses:

University Bachelor degree, preferably engineering or Science or Commerce

From 2-4 years of experience


Knowledge and Experience:

  • Basic Procurement Knowledge
  • SAP user
  • Contracts management
  • Project management

Skills and Abilities:

  • Motivate people to work safely.
  • Skilled in influencing and convincing people.
  • Use communication and empowerment techniques to achieve employees' engagement and ownership.
  • Effectively cooperate with various departments within and outside the organization.
  • Demonstrate high level on how to give constructive feedback.
  • Training and coaching abilities.
  • High-level auditing and documentation abilities.
  • Very good computer skills.
    Personal Qualities:
  • Agility to learn.
  • Decision maker and able to deal with emergencies.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Cooperative, inspiring, self-disciplined.
  • Very good command of speaking and writing Arabic/ English languages.

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