Head of Procurement - Oman - Michael Page International (UAE) Limited

Date Posted: 27-Jan-2020
Country: Oman
Job ID: 396019

An exciting challenge to spearhead the procurement activities of a significant, growing diversified healthcare organization

Client Details

A significant, growing diversified healthcare organization


Develop and implement organisational procurement policies and processes to ensure a consistent and standardised approach and to drive improvements and efficiencies in procurement activitiesDesign and execute an organisational procurement strategy, supported by tactical and innovative procurement programs, to deliver enhanced benefits and value to the customer/end user and to support service delivery aimsLead the research and analysis of market trends and best practice to ensure sourcing and procurement strategies and approaches are current, risks are identified and governance frameworks are effective, and insight is gained through the analysis of costs, benefits and supply marketsProvide expert advice to key stakeholders on all aspects of procurement to encourage innovative practices and support delivery of business and policy directionsBuild and manage relationships with key stakeholders to provide strategic insights on business needs, resolve complex issues and deliver high performance cost, service and quality outcomesProvide leadership, direction and effective management of the procurement team and cross-functional working groups to achieve a high-level of performance in procurement and deliver high quality advice and service to stakeholdersIdentify and manage commercial, contractual, operational, financial, reputational, ethical and supply chain risks to minimise negative impacts on organisational objectives while encouraging opportunity and innovationEstablish performance standards and evaluation processes to assess and report on procurement activity in terms of progress, results, customer satisfaction, value and costEnsure continuous supplies and efficient distribution of medical supplies within the hospitals and adequate levels of stock


Post graduate qualification is a must, preferably in business, supply chain, procurement or equivalent fieldMinimum 10 years Procurement experience preferably in Multinational companies.Advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, Vlookup but not limited to)Demonstrated ability to achieve cost savings.Proven track records of change managementDemonstrated ability to manage procurement projects from design to implementation and follow upDeep understanding of Category Management and Supplier relationship Management

Procurement exposure in the healthcare or medical devices & pharmaceuticals industries would be a plusChartered of instituted of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) qualification or similar Professional qualification

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An exciting challenge to spearhead the procurement activities of a significant, growing diversified healthcare organizationJob Details

Posted Date: 2020-01-27
Job Location: Oman
Job Role: Purchasing and Procurement
Company Industry: Healthcare, other
Preferred Candidate
Career Level: Management

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