Sourcing Leader

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  • Regions
  • Country United Arab Emirates
  • City Dubai
  • Type of Employment Permanent
  • Job number WTSPB13375

About the job

WTS Energy is looking for a Sourcing Leader to work in Dubai on a permanent basis. The client is an international oilfield service company. 

Implements strategies and tactics to effectively manage the local sourcing of a Center/Basin/Country portfolio in order to maximize supplier performance (cost, quality, lead time) and support the business plan

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Creates sourcing plans that secure supply and minimize supply chain disruptions, in accordance with Category sourcing strategies
  • Develops action plans, timelines and resource assignments for sourcing projects
  • Locates and selects a high-performance supply base in accordance with short-list of preferred suppliers defined by Category managers
  • Leads the RFI/Q/P (Request for Information/Quotation/information/Proposal) and bidding processes, minimizing risk and maximizing value in terms of quality, delivery and total cost of ownership 
  • Leads supplier evaluation, assessment, qualification, and selection processes, up to parts and process qualification, in coordination with Supplier Quality teams, and Supplier Manager 
  • Negotiates prices and terms with suppliers in order to meet specified quality, delivery and cost objectives 
  • Leads the contracting process with suppliers in coordination with Sourcing Specialists and Supply Chain Contract Specialists 
  • Allocates product demand across suppliers and in line with the Global Category Strategy and the Global Supplier Management Strategy 
  • Monitors sourcing projects to assure on-time completion and guaranteed supply for all portfolios 
  • Builds strong relationships with internal customers in order to meet defined objectives - Responsible for delivering a top performing workforce 
  • Identifies opportunities and implements actions to continually reduce wasted time, money and resources from assigned tasks - Complies with all local procedures applicable to the job function



Previous Experience and Competencies:

Bachelor or Master Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Manufacturing. 

3 years experience in sourcing
Competencies to be kept current:

Interpersonal skills including; 
  • High collaboration with others 
  • Managing Change 
  • Negotiating 
  • Communication 
  • Must have good Leadership and management skills 
  • Must be Analytical and structured and be able to influence change 
  • Performance management capability.
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