Media Procurement Manager

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 1 month ago

Galaxy Racer

We are looking for a Procurement Manager – Media Focused

This role builds on a highly collaborative, analytical, creative and fast-paced environment. We are looking for individuals with strong analytical skills to analyze and optimize complex situations. The successful candidate is self-motivated and result driven. Additionally, the candidate is expected to be a strong communicator and influencer with the ability to cooperate effectively with multiple stakeholders to drive innovation and change.

Responsibilities include:

• Partner with the GXR regional and global teams to develop sourcing strategy across multiple sub-categories including media buying, creative & video production, events, social and PR communication.

• Executes category sourcing strategies including development and execution of RFI? s and RFP? s, documents bid events through correspondence to suppliers; develops selection criteria and drives the selection and approval process of suppliers in collaboration with cross-functional teams; conducts supplier negotiations and ongoing supplier management. Develops negotiation strategies, gains alignment from stakeholders, leads cross-functional, category-based negotiation teams, while implementing appropriate supplier risk analysis.

• Manages contracts, contract negotiation, pre-negotiate and incorporate terms, conditions, key performance indicators, and service level metrics into vendor contracts.

• Maintains and updates a list of Vendors and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development

• Establishes effective internal customer relationship management by maintaining timely & professional communication with the team & business peer

• Lead continual improvement, optimization and innovation within company compliance, supplier management, sourcing and purchasing processes.

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve work efficiency, strategy execution and timely resolution of issues.

• Lead and manage key internal and external procurement relationships regionally.

• Perform other projects and tasks as required.


3 – 5 years’ experience in the procurement field (Media -related experience is preferred) through which you demonstrated the ability to: Develop sourcing strategies, Contracts negotiation, lead commercial tactics such as negotiation and competitive bidding, manage supplier relationships, Influence leadership/peers to drive business value.

• Bachelor’s Degree required. Certified courses in project management is a plus.

• Focus on details and self-motivated, having a can-do attitude with a propensity toward acting with a sense of urgency

• Problem-solving and independent thinking

• Data-driven or quantitative analysis skills

• Solid written and verbal communication in English. Arabic is a plus.

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