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Procurement - Professional Services Category Director

Procurement - Professional Services Category Director

  • Location

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €100000 - €150000 per annum + tax free + housing + package

  • Contact:

    Geoffrey Reading

  • Contact email:

    geoffrey.reading@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    150000

  • Salary low:

    100000

  • Job ref:

    GR - J11238_1528104610

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

SUN, SEA, and…significant career development! Have you ever wanted to work in the Middle East? We're recruiting in one of the world's most attractive cities in the UAE, with a company that look for Procurement experts who can deliver more than just hard savings in their transforming function.

We are retained on an Professional Services Category Manager vacancy, to lead procurement change and transformation in your Category. A highly prestigious company, offering a phenomenal career challenge, with a very attractive, tax free package. Full relocation, covering you and your family, and a very generous expatriate living allowance which includes private schooling (multiple curricula available).

Profile:

  • You will have 4-8 years' experience in Sourcing / Procurement
  • You are an Professional / Corporate Services category generalist, having sourced HR, Consultancy Services, Contingent Labor and other areas
  • You enjoy working in a collaborative environment, where decisions are made on a consensus basis
  • You enjoy working in an ambiguous and entrepreneurial environment where you will help develop and implement new processes / procedures
  • You will be passionate about knowledge sharing, and developing colleagues / peers
  • You are someone who enjoys working in an international environment; the team you will be working with will be from all over the globe

Living and working in the UAE:

  • The UAE has been ranked as the world's second safest country
  • The Emirate has a population that is c.85% expatriate
  • Variety of world class living options for every lifestyle. Ground level villas that are very communal, high rise apartments which have spectacular views.
  • The lifestyle is unbelievable - beautiful landscapes, fantastic facilities, world class food
  • In addition to a real term 10-15% increase in your earnings, there will also be an expat package, and everything you earn will be tax free
  • Your housing will be paid, and your children will go to some of the best international schools in the world - allowance paid for up to 4 children. Multiple curricula are available, from Europe and the Americas
  • All relocation costs will be covered by our client, including relocation for your pets etc
  • You and your family will be given private healthcare, both for the UAE as well as your native country