Purchasing Specialist | Zain jobs

Purchasing Specialist | Zain jobs
Purchasing Specialist | Zain jobs

Purchasing Specialist | Zain jobs



Zain SD

Job Description


Job Description

 Department/Section: Finance Division - Procurement &Logistics 

Job Title: Purchasing Specialist Reports to: Procurement Commercial Team leader 

Job Purpose:

Responsible for Accountable for effective Sourcing and Procurement of Commercial Products & Services to ensure cost-effective, timely and quality delivery that meets Zain needs.

 Reporting to Procurement commercial Team leader

 Key Tasks/Accountabilities 

1. Lead efforts to competitively Sourcing, Procuring and contracting to all Commercial Products and Services for Zain Commercial functions 

2. Review and negotiate vendor contracts including but not limited to commercial contracts, Technological professional service agreements, and purchase orders. 

3. Responsible for Evaluation & Analysis of bid offers and recommend awards based on the right Zain criteria’s. 

4. Responsible for supporting venders to solve their issues and assist vender management section in assuring the right practice of vender management 

5. Responsible for maintaining the right Zain biding policies and procedures to ensure consistency, transparency and fairness 

6. Ensures compliance with procedures developed as they relate to Sourcing Management, Vendors management, Contracts administration, and other contract related risk management and compliance issues. 

7. Interface, communicate, and Liaise with Zain Commercial associates in the performance of Zain’s approval matrix, and Procurement Policies & Procedures 

8. Ensure appropriateness of contracts revisions to Zain’s approved contracting standards. 

9. At the standards of Zain’s Procurement management, research, analyze, and track contractual financial obligations for accounting & financial purposes. 

10. At the standards of Procurement management, research and analyze contractual performance issues. 11. Compile, summarize and analyze data and facts regarding operations and other legal and business information as needed. 

12. Propose solutions to problems identified for discussion by Procurement management.FOR REFERENCE HR Zain SD Job Profile Purchasing Specialist Version 1.0 Final Working 20st July 2018 13. Maintain accurate procurement records that will create an easy to follow audit trail and make regular comparisons on prices, delivery times, quality and risks to improve efficiency and make recommendations for organizations to be added to or removed from Zain. 

14. Works closely with corporate contracts administration and contracts management 

15. Serves as the point of contact for commercial users, Business users and Vendors/Suppliers. 

16. Contribute appropriately to development of procurement planning process, providing input to procurement and tendering implications of proposed business change and growth. 

17. Insure Zain’s compliance to the requirements of Regulatory and Information Security standards by procurement process 

18. Responsible for implementing CFT with support to assure SLA/OLA compliance to business Requirements Fulfillment 

19. Responsible for communicating with Zain Group procurement in accordance to Zain group Procurement governess. 

20. Performs additional duties as assigned. 

Typical Performance Measures: 

 Quality of procurement process, including cost effective timely delivery 

 Internal Users Satisfaction 

 Quality of Documentation & records Tracking 

 Team working 

 Zain Procurement SLAs and KPIs i.e. Saving, Leadtime, Quality,… ect. Dimensions: 

 SCM ( Supply Chain Management ) 

 Accountable for effective execution of procurement and tendering activities 

 Management of international supplier and contractor relationships 

 Negotiate with suppliers, vendors and contractors in tender responses 

 Drive and liaise the order management activities with finance and warehousing

What Do You Need to Qualify


 B.Sc. Degree in Business Administration , accounting , Banking , or other relevant 

 Certified professional by ISM, CIPS is preferred or any other relevant institution. 

 MBA is an advance  3 years previous experience in Supply Chain Management (SCM). 

 Minimum of 1 year Proven Tracked record of Experience in Telecom industry 

 Excellent English & Arabic Language Knowledge: 

 Knowledge of Regulator practices 

 Knowledge of International trade Regulation & Process. 

 Knowledge & understanding of key Supply chain processes 

 Understanding of the Sudan market, Zain’s business strategy, goals and competitive environment 

 Relevant Operator Network understanding. Skills: 

 Negotiation 

 Communication 

 Report Writing 

 Planning and organizing 

 Analytical Thinking 

 Highly developed skills in use of relevant network packages including Excel. Word, PowerPoint Internet and Email etc.  Highly developed skills in Oracle ERP Procurement Module Key Behaviours for Success 

 Team-worker 

 Effective Problem Solving & Decision Making 

 Builds good working relationships quickly 

 Initiator 

 Attentive to details 

 Adherence of company policies and procedures and remains objective with local/cultural issues. 

 Supplier Relationship Management 

 Customer Relationship Management 

 Meticulous planning

About Us

About Zain Sudan:
The country’s leading operator was established in 1997 and today serves More than 16 million customers as of 31 August 2020, reflecting a market share of more than 48%. Possessing the country’s most advanced voice and data network, the operator’s network extends to an impressive 90% of the population with 2G, 3G and LTE sites. Through constant development of the telecommunications infrastructure and proactive marketing initiatives, Zain remains committed to offering customers in Sudan the most dynamic products and services. The foundation of Zain Sudan’s achievements lies in the company’s ability to inspire its employees to deliver the best and most imaginative services at every level. With an energetic and inspired predominantly Sudan workforce, the company is committed to employing high caliber people as well as nurturing the finest Sudan talent. With a strong human resources and training program that develops and nurtures leaders in the workplace, the company has consistently opened new doors for its dedicated staff. For more on Zain Sudan please visit www.sd.zain.com

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Full Time Employee

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