|Published||November 18, 2023|
|Location||Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Category||Buying / Purchase / Procurement / Vendor Management|
Manager, Procurement (Tactical) - Atlantis the Palm
At Atlantis, we exist to bring the extraordinary to every holiday and experience through connection, empowerment, precision, care and warmth. Inspired by the majesty and mystery of the ocean, Atlantis resorts are unique destinations full of life, wonder and surprise, where we seek to exceed our guests’ expectations at every possible turn.
Nestled between the calm turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf and the majestic Dubai skyline, Atlantis, The Palm is the crown of the world-famous Palm island in Dubai. With a sense of exhilaration and discovery, we create unforgettable memories by providing guests the opportunity to discover an extraordinary world filled with thrilling adventures. Whether we are designing a couple’s retreat or serving the extraordinary in one of our award-winning celebrity chef restaurants, we approach everything with imagination to spark a sense of courage, inspiration and innovation. This is not simply our job, it’s our passion.
About The Role
Manager, Procurement in the Tactical team is responsible for optimizing the efficiency of the tactical sourcing department with focus on achieving customer satisfaction whilst reducing costs to the business. Duties include planning, scheduling, initiating, monitoring and quality assurance of ad hoc, one-time, non-critical procurement activities across wide range of categories, including but not limited to Food and Beverage, professional services, IT, OS&E. This role has 6 direct reports and is expected to perform under the general direction of the Director, Procurement.
Person in this role will have to achieve the wider business objectives, including a streamlined sourcing operations procedure, continuous improvement of PO process cycle time and team performance tracking system. This role would best suit an analytical, solution-driven individual, who is dedicated to driving efficiency while managing multiple priorities simultaneously.
Additionally, Manager Procurement will oversee every aspect of the sourcing process and will determine the company's service measures, delivery criteria and ensure SLAs and KPIs towards the business are met.
Ideally, we’d like you to have a relevant bachelor’s degree in Economics, Supply Chain, International Business or Business Administration, or a related field. A minimum of 4+ years’ prior experience in successfully managing the sourcing function and capable of delivering results in a fast-paced environment. You will have to demonstrate multi-tasking skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. In addition to this, you will have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to interface effectively with all levels of management. In this role, you will have the natural ability to effectively influence through knowledge, relationship management, and trust. Exceptional creative and analytical problem-solving skill set with a strong desire to constantly grow and evolve. Experience of working within a large-scale hotel or resort would be preferred.
We’re looking for candidates with prior experience in negotiation and analysis, good understanding of contracts terms and conditions as well as ethical procurement will be a big plus.
Atlantis Dubai is an iconic entertainment destination comprised of two world-class resorts; Atlantis, The Palm and Atlantis, The Royal; offering an unbeatable opportunity for you to grow and develop in your career. Join a team that is adventurous, creative, warm-hearted and extroverted. We believe in making our guests happy beyond anything they have ever imagined. We wow them at every turn and create memories that will last a lifetime. You will be at the heart of this vision, to constantly innovate to deliver Amazing Experiences and Everlasting Memories.