Assistant Manager (Construction Procurement), Purchasing - Pakistan

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Assistant Manager (Construction Procurement), Purchasing

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Oct 29, 2020

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You will be responsible for supervising the procurement functions of construction procurement and contract management (tendering process) for construction and other projects. You will also be responsible for the management of purchase of Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP), Utilities Master Plan (UMP), food services, laundry, construction project equipment and supplies and other non-medical equipment.

You will be specifically responsible to:
Procure assigned categories/ products/ projects in a timely and cost effective way while maintaining appropriate quality standards and specifications in a timely and cost effective way; while maintaining appropriate quality standards and specifications.
Monitor inventory levels on a regular basis to ensure availability of items as per needs. Simultaneously, continuously try to achieve high fill-rate while reduction in inventory holding, as well as transportation costs.
Manage inventory levels and plan the purchasing accordingly to avoid express couriers and air lifting of cargo.
Evaluate vendors performance to ensure that vendors consistently meet institutional requirements for timely deliveries, quality, service and price.
Ensure compliance with institutional procurement procedures and ethical supply chain management conduct thereby maintaining complete transparency in all purchasing decisions.
Ensure continuous availability of the supplies and send prior intimation if any shortages in supplies is expected with alternate solutions.
Monitor monthly KPIs and provide guidance and review performance of staff on regular and ongoing basis.
Assist in recruitment, retention and staff training and development of the staff members.
Develop and implement appropriate sourcing and partnership strategies with key suppliers for best buy, select most appropriate modes of payment and shipment.
Ensure longest shelf life of items at the time of receipt and share prior alerts with users for timely utilization of items.
Provide assistance and maintain constant liaison with all stakeholders of AKDN, P Group Purchasing Program.

Bachelors in Business Administration or Bachelors in Engineering (Mechanical/Civil). Masters degree in Business Administration will be preferred.
At least 05 years of work experience including 2 years of management/supervisory experience.
Comprehensive market knowledge of building materials.
Ability to manage construction projects and manage multiple stakeholders involved in the procurement process.
Should have end to end understanding of supply chain
Excellent business acumen and analytical skills along with in-depth knowledge of ERP.
Effective communication skills. Candidate must be good in preparation of business reports.
Use of appropriate computer software for preparation of reports, presentations and analytical analysis.
Ability to do effective liaison with customers, superiors, subordinates and colleagues.
Possess good negotiation skills with knowledge of contracts, bid processes, procurement standards and protocols.

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