Category Specialist KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
Construction and Facilities management
Working within the Construction and Facilities Procurement team, the Category Specialist leads sourcing actions and subsequent supplier relationship management for KAUSTs spend on Construction and Facilities Management.
Position Summary • Supporting the development and implementation of category plans • Implement category strategies through sourcing actions and supplier management to generate value and achieve procurement targets • Manage the drafting of contracts for the requirements of the KAUST Construction and Facilities Management • Develop and implement Supplier Relationship Management plans for Construction • Liaise with KAUST Supply Chain to resolve any logistics issues in the delivery of goods • Lead cross-functional teams to manage the implementation of the category strategy • Forecast, track key account metrics, and implement actions to ensure targets are met
Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject. Master's degree preferred • Procurement Qualification is essential (e.g. MCIPS or relevant) • A minimum of 6 years' experience in Procurement organizations with at least 3 years in contract drafting • Experience with FIDIC preferred • Fluent English (written/oral)