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Senior Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Senior Purchasing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bahrain
Salary: £60 - £70K Per Annum + bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89267
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: JAR.44132.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 25, 2012 15:05

Job Description

This airport retail business seeks a Senior Purchasing Manager to join its team in Bahrain in the Middle East. As Senior Purchasing Manager, your responsibilities will include: * Management and control of the total purchase order process * Co-ordinating purchasing operational policies & procedures manual and the annual promotional calendar * Implementing a purchasing plan and being responsible for cost control, audit compliance and people management * Planning and delegating tasks to the purchasing team to ensure smooth flow of purchasing operations * Recruitment, selection, training & development of staff in the Procurement department * Formulating pricing policies by reviewing merchandise activities and determining additional sales promotion * Provide quality purchasing information for analysis as required * Conducting regular visits to retail stores to keep abreast of customers’ needs and shopping habits as well as monitoring competitor activity To be successful in this role, you will: * Have strong stock and logistics management experience * Currently be Head of Procurement for a multi-million turnover business in the duty free industry * Have excellent leadership and management skills * Be creative, analytic al and good at problem solving