Available Opportunities
VAC9121 - Specialist, Procurement / Fast Telco Subsidiary of Ooredoo Kuwait
Field: Supply Chain Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Kuwait - Kuwait City Closing date: 30-Sep-2023
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 .

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:
Responsible for identifying suppliers of goods and services for the organization at the best value regarding price and quality. Also, negotiating terms with suppliers such as price, quality of goods, deadlines, expectations, etc. In addition to Implement company policies and procedures and follow the set procedures in order to achieve Procurement Department’s objectives.
Key Accountabilities and Activities:
  • Sourcing, Locating and selecting business partners vendors  based on set criteria and find the most appropriate suppliers at the best cost to develop a competitive advantage
  • Conduct research pertaining to alternative cost effective methods, as well as new suppliers/vendors in order to assist in keeping the procurement, logistics and other operational expenses within set budgets.
  • Ensure timely availability of supplies and materials to meet business requirements.
  • Coordinate with the legal team to execute vendor contracts in compliance with the company policies & procedures, legal and commercial requirements.
  • Develop and maintain durable relationships with suppliers in order to facilitate procurement transactions, which meet the company objectives in contingent circumstances, maintaining high levels of service to the end user. 
  • Coordinate with other departments to understand purchasing requirement of supplies/goods, develop the sourcing strategy and obtain approvals related to the purchasing requests by the Procurement Manager.
  • Processes purchase requisitions efficiently and effectively to ensure meeting the end user specifications and requirements.
  • Maintain and document inventory and budget tracking records, in addition to the ordering / re-ordering records
  • Perform any other roles and duties as directed by the line manager including the yearly objectives.Build relations through confidence and judgment with positively influencing change and innovation.
  • Understand the team and collaborates with others to achieve objectives; proactively seek clarification when needed.
  • Demonstrate awareness of workloads, offer help team members and take on additional tasks when appropriate.
Bachelor degree in Business Administration from a recognized university
Other Information:
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience preferably with a large organization in telecom industry.
  • Proficiency in both English and Arabic language
  • MS Office
  • Demonstrated acumen in understanding the industry and its trends. 
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv