Vacancy Details

1277 - System and Processes Manager - Procurement

Location: UAE - Dubai
Business Unit: SCHOOL SUPPORT CENTRE
Closing Date 31-Mar-2018
About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About the Role

Manage the design and implementation of ERP Procurement suite and ongoing upgrades. Advise and lead technical design and implementation of automation of processes, provide first level support for all systems pertaining to procurement, Provide continuous improvement for both systems and internal processes, including potential interfaces with other departments.
Ensures all systems and processes are best in class and ERP systems processes are functioning correctly, automates new improvements, and identifies and tests changes where appropriate.

Design and implement
Design and implement a Hybrid ERP solution and provide first line technical support for procurement users.
Business processes
Partner with internal customers to identify business process issues.
Productivity
Provide expertise, leadership and support to GEMS MENASA organisations top drive overall productivity program, promoting best practice sharing, benchmarking, market intelligence etc.
Processes
Partner with key cross functional business partners to scope, objectives, deliverables and execution to the defined plan and training of end users in the processes.
E-solutions
Ability to deliver e solutions to the procurement team and ensure they are robust with compliance, and audit. Such as E-RFx, E-marketplace, E-Auctions, vendor portal and contracts database.

Qualification
BSC degree. (MBA desirable)

Expected Experience:
5+ years’ experience in a similar or larger organization.

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:
ERP experience a must (DAX advantageous but SAP, Oracle, Bravo also considered)
English with Arabic desirable.
Solid procurement understanding
Experience in implementing, operating and continuously improving purchasing performance management systems.
Can operate in a matrix driven structure, able to support cross functional projects
Excellent core professional skills, (General strategic skills, project management, experience in procurement processes, compliance with business policies, PC skills).



About Your Benefits

We offer an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, visa, tuition fee concession, medical insurance, annual airfare allowance,  30 days annual leave and end of service gratuity

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application.
1. Resume/CV