Available Opportunities
VAC7470 - Director, Supply Chain
Field: Corporate Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Kuwait - Kuwait City Closing date: 31-Dec-2018
The Company:

Ooredoo is an organisation on the move. Thanks to our dedicated employees, we continue to move closer towards our vision to be among the top 20 telecommunications companies in the world by 2020.

We are a dynamic global telecommunications player operating in 17 countries across the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and Asia. We cover a population of more than half a billion people and serve more than 68 million customers.

In Kuwait, we employ approximately 1,000 talented people, all of whom are driving Ooredoo to be the number one choice for world-class communications services in Kuwait. In the face of intensifying competition, increasingly sophisticated technology and rising customer expectations, nothing is more important to our success than our team – and it's a team that you can be part of.

Ooredoo's future is bright, and you can be part of our ongoing success.

The Role:
Manages the supply chain of goods and services requirements of the company, ensuring the goods and services purchased meet the operational needs of the company and ensuring costs are optimized through effective management of procurement methodologies and contract negotiation and management
Key Accountabilities & Activities:
  • Develop the overall supply chain for Ooredoo Kuwait aligned to the organization needs and in accordance with the overall Procurement & Logistics strategy

  • Align supply chain decisions with Group (QG) and business units

  • Plan warehouse activities and operations, including upkeep / maintenance, new warehouses development and inventory management

  • Drive and oversee the conducting of periodic  inventory verification to ensure adequate controls

  • Lead the development and implementation of  an overall logistics plan for all purchases

  • Manage relationships with logistics providers for  timely and safe delivery

  • Manage all customs clearance and other related regulatory matters

  • Ensuring  the day-to-day operations  are maintained in line with the required standards of Ooredoo Kuwait to deliver the highest level of service to internal customers whilst at the same time building supplier relationships to ensure that Ooredoo Kuwait suppliers become business partners.
  • Ensure materials management systems, processes and procedures are in place to improve the management of stores and warehouses to the highest standards to meet the operational requirements of the business. .
  • In conjunction with the Head of Procurement & Logistics, develops the operational budget for the unit, and is independently responsible for the day to day management of the budget to ensure the unit operates within budget efficiently and effectively.
  • Manages, motivates, and appraises staff within the unit ensuring they have in place personal objectives and goals, and individual development plans, to ensure they perform to the highest standard at all times.  
  • Lead the division to develop implement and achieve the values of company objectives.
  • Review periodic status reports and direct proper implementation of procedures and guide team for better approach to achieve improvement in the sectional work
  • Regularly review, and gain agreement to, the Purchasing staffing structure and manning levels to ensure current and future efficient and effective delivery of services.
  • Ensure Individual Development Plans (IDP) is completed for all staff in accordance with Ooredoo Kuwait Telecom policy.
  • Recruit reporting staff as required.
    • Specific knowledge in materials management within a telecoms environment coupled with a sound understanding of logistics.

    • Sound proven understanding of stock and inventory management and forecasting.

    • Bachelor Degree in Engineering/Master Degree in Science/Material & Supply chain Management or a related discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.

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    • Computer literacy and a good knowledge of standard office software.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv
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