Regional Procurement Manager
AXA
BAHRAIN, BAHRAIN
منذ 4 يوم

Job Purpose :

Lead the procurement process, including local sourcing and management of vendors, agreements and internal stakeholders.

Support CPO in setting up the procurement targets, activities, sourcing and in identifying cost saving opportunities.

Main Accountabilities :

You will :

  • Lead efforts to implement sourcing strategies and enforce compliance at the regional and local level;
  • Lead and manage company-wide implementation, deployment and compliance to the procurement processes and tools;
  • Contribute to the definition of the local procurement targets and implement local strategy in line with global strategy;
  • Rationalize and select suppliers that meet AXA’s business requirements at the lowest total cost;
  • Manage Request for Proposals (RFP), document recommendations and communicate results to vendors;
  • Contribute to sourcing activities, procurement projects, vendor management and agreement management;
  • Negotiate, implement and review contractual arrangements with suppliers, to deliver the company’s cost savings targets;
  • Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with key vendors within the category group;
  • Suggest and implement necessary tools and contribute consistently towards expenses reduction;
  • Lead and ensure the effective achievement of functional objectives of procurement by, managing performance, developing and motivating team, so that their individual and collective performance is of the required standard and meets the current and future needs of the business;
  • Track vendor performance;
  • Contribute to maintaining internal control standards and implementation of all audit recommendations.

  • Will be required to work long hours when necessary, might be required to travel to other sites;
  • Minimum Requirements :

  • Strong knowledge of sourcing &Purchasing processes / methodology, General Expense & IT Procurement;
  • Solid experience in Contracts Managementand Supplier Negotiation;
  • Good knowledge in Risk Management andProject Management;
  • Computer Literate (Excel, Powerpoint,Visio);
  • Additional language (Arabic, French,other);
  • Having with Legal background will beadvantageous;
  • At AXA, we support millions of people around the world by protecting them, their families, belongings, assets, businesses and their future.

  • Present in 64 countries, AXA’s 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors provide their expertise in support of 103 million customers through four core business activities : Property & Casualty Insurance;
  • Life & Savings; Health Insurance; and Asset Management. In a fast-evolving world, AXA anticipates change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of its customers.

    We strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in the world - onto even greater things.

    At AXA, we want our people to wake up every day with the drive and inspiration of our noble mission; collectively, we want to empower people to live a better life.

    With a workforce of over 1,000 employees, 44 branches & retail shopsregion-wide, more than 1 million customers and 2015 gross written premium ofover US$ 963 million, AXA is one of the largest international player in theGCC.

    Present in the region for more than 65 years, AXA in the Gulf offers awide range of insurance products and services for corporate, SME and individualcustomers.

    Our business is to protect people over the long term. We emphasis ondesigning reliable solutions to meet the needs of our customers, manage risksin a professional way, treat our partners fairly, develop a work environmentbuilt on strong values, relationship and trust

    We also believe that we have a role to play in protecting theenvironment, supporting the communities in which we operate, and more broadlyin helping to create stronger and more sustainable societies.

    This is part ofcreating a sustainable, long-term business, and becoming the preferred companyfor our customers, employees, and other stakeholders.

    AXA Gulf has been awarded General Insurance Company of the Year for 2ndconsecutive year and Health Insurance Company of the Year at the 2015 MiddleEast Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA), Insurer of the Year and Personal Linesinsurer in 2016 at the MENA Insurance Awards and Best Motor Insurance Productby the Banker Middle East in both UAE & KSA.

    As part of AXA’s corporate responsibility and its commitment to buildingbetter understanding about the health risks faced by individuals and thesociety, the company achieved a new Guinness world record for the most bloodcholesterol readings in 8 hours at a single venue.

    We are investing significantly in the Gulf region andwe recognise the important role employees have in the success of our business.

    We offer excellent opportunities for motivated andtalented candidates whether at entry level or at c-suite level.

    We value diversity and we encourage applicants ofvarious backgrounds and nationalities to join our team.

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