Assistant Purchasing Manager

Assistant Purchasing Manager Posted 10 December 2018
  • Riyadh ,Saudi Arabia


Our client is a leading food and beverage Group looking to hire Assistant Purchasing Manager for Riyadh office.


Position Summary:


Responsible for the day to day operations in the absence of the Purchasing Manager, provides essential supervision, administrative assistance and maintains full and adequate purchases / stock requirements of the organization.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Responsible administratively of the purchasing office staff personnel schedules, appraisals and trainings.
  • Coordinates and ensures smooth process of purchase requests allocated by Purchasing Manager
  • Ensures that set policy and procedures quotations, documentation, specification and explanation) are being followed and practiced
  • Constantly verifies all system updates concerning data stock items, regarding name, packing, weight and units
  • Reviews, checks and updates constantly entered quotations concerning price and duration validity
  • Reviews, checks and notes explanation for deliveries Discrepancy report, regarding any price or quantity variance, for onward submission to the       Purchasing Manager
  • Ensures that all PO issue for all approved purchase orders to the respective vendors is delivered on time.
  • To print the weekly “order pending report” to follow up and verify approved requests, items not delivered according to the specified vendor’s             delivery dates
  • Provides constant and accurate feedback to the purchasing manager and department heads on Market conditions, items availability, seasonal          items, delivery lead times and price trends.
  • Identifies and recommends new market products in terms of quality and price competitiveness
  • Advises through market knowledge, special offers, discounted products, cost saving substitutes and possible brand shortages, serving the                 benefit of the property
  • Monitors vendors reliability and services, establishes new contracts with prospective vendors
  • Performs related duties and any assigned special projects as and when requested




  • Saudi National
  • Bachelors degree holder
  • 3-5 years of Experience procuring commercial products and services. Substantial experience in procuring F&B services and products is                     essential.
  • Working knowledge of commonly used contract types; working knowledge of clauses and special provisions related purchases of goods and           services is required.
  • Expert knowledge of pricing analysis with the ability analyzes proposals using historical data, commercial catalogs, and price list and industry           benchmarks to ensure price reasonableness.
  • Must be able to procure and be considered as a specialist in assigned (multiple) categories, requiring a degree of technical knowledge.
  • Independent judgment, initiative and decision making.



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