Head of Procurement – Oman – Michael Page International (UAE) Limited – Oman

An exciting challenge to spearhead the procurement activities of a significant, growing diversified healthcare organization

Client Details

A significant, growing diversified healthcare organization


  • Develop and implement organisational procurement policies and processes to ensure a consistent and standardised approach and to drive improvements and efficiencies in procurement activities
  • Design and execute an organisational procurement strategy, supported by tactical and innovative procurement programs, to deliver enhanced benefits and value to the customer/end user and to support service delivery aims
  • Lead the research and analysis of market trends and best practice to ensure sourcing and procurement strategies and approaches are current, risks are identified and governance frameworks are effective, and insight is gained through the analysis of costs, benefits and supply markets
  • Provide expert advice to key stakeholders on all aspects of procurement to encourage innovative practices and support delivery of business and policy directions
  • Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders to provide strategic insights on business needs, resolve complex issues and deliver high performance cost, service and quality outcomes
  • Provide leadership, direction and effective management of the procurement team and cross-functional working groups to achieve a high-level of performance in procurement and deliver high quality advice and service to stakeholders
  • Identify and manage commercial, contractual, operational, financial, reputational, ethical and supply chain risks to minimise negative impacts on organisational objectives while encouraging opportunity and innovation
  • Establish performance standards and evaluation processes to assess and report on procurement activity in terms of progress, results, customer satisfaction, value and cost
  • Ensure continuous supplies and efficient distribution of medical supplies within the hospitals and adequate levels of stock
  • Profile


  • Post graduate qualification is a must, preferably in business, supply chain, procurement or equivalent field
  • Minimum 10 years Procurement experience preferably in Multinational companies.
  • Advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, Vlookup but not limited to)
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve cost savings.
  • Proven track records of change management
  • Demonstrated ability to manage procurement projects from design to implementation and follow up
  • Deep understanding of Category Management and Supplier relationship Management
  • Preferred:

  • Procurement exposure in the healthcare or medical devices & pharmaceuticals industries would be a plus
  • Chartered of instituted of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) qualification or similar Professional qualification
  • Job Offer

    An exciting challenge to spearhead the procurement activities of a significant, growing diversified healthcare organization

    Job Details

    Posted Date: 2020-01-27
    Job Location: Oman
    Job Role: Purchasing and Procurement
    Company Industry: Healthcare, other

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level: Management

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