Assistant Procurement Manager PC MET

Full Time Logistics & Supply Retail / Sales / Marketing
  • Full Time
  • Logistics & Supply
  • Retail / Sales / Marketing
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • -  3 to 4 years' experience in Procurement / Supply Management /Supply Chain

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Assistant Procurement Manager PC MET

Main Job Purpose:

Lead Category Procurement of PC MET, partner with procurement markets & portfolios, Marketing, Supply chain, R&D, Finance teams and be the face of procurement to drive top and bottom-line growth. Lead savings agenda with cross functional teams and ensure that commercial benefit lands in P&L. Partner with procurement and finance teams during material forecasting process and deliver the understanding to relevant business stakeholders. Partner Supply Chain, marketing and R&D teams to deliver innovations and renovations OTIF.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Own & manage PC MET P&L from procurement side
  • To support the procurement organization and Supply Chain to meet goals and objectives in support to the overall Unilever strategy.
  • To support deliver Cost and Cash targets, based on sourcing & business strategies
  • Lead savings program
  • Lead Supplier Relationship Management focused on service, quality, logistics and delivery for materials.
  • Support business in execution of Innovation & cost improvement projects.
  • Accountable for material price forecasting & lead the discussion with Finance for impacts signoff.
  • Continuously improve ways of working e.g. more efficient ways of handling data
  • Efficient, timely and transparent communication to internal & external stakeholders.


– Lead Category Procurement of PC MET

– Lead Savings program and deliver savings targets

– Partner with Procurement and finance teams for material forecasting

-Partner with cross functional team to deliver innovations and renovations OTIF

– Collaborate with Procurement, SC, R&D & Marketing teams to establish plans and create systems to deliver these plans
– Ensure the satisfaction of Unilever’s internal customers with the services provided by the procurement organization.

– Bring voice of internal customers to procurement teams and shape up the plans within procurement to deliver business needs

Professional Skills:

  • Business Acumen
  • Strong understanding of P&L
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, Power BI
  • Attention to details
  • Customer Focus
  • Effective business communication
  • Ability to navigate through the uncertain
  • Ability to embrace change and be a change leader
  • Future Fit /Digitalization awareness
  •  Negotiation skills
  • Cross functional working
  • People management in multicultural environment

Experience Required:


– University degree – (Engineering degree with MBA preferred)
–  3 to 4 years’ experience in Procurement / Supply Management /Supply Chain

– Experience in large-scale change management projects is preferred

A successful procurement professional is expected to be:

  • Outstanding in landing commercial value & having brilliant understanding of P&L
  • Outstanding in idea generation, ideas that are forward thinking, and that contribute to creating sustained competitive advantage.
  • Strong at selling ideas to his/her business partners, internally and externally, translating these into effective proposals conveying value and communicating it accordingly.
  • Appreciative of the value and impact of outstanding execution – an eagle eye for detail.
  • Act as an entrepreneur, treats business as his/her own, sets trends, Passionate about operations.
  • Behave as a Partner to Win ambassador and demonstrate the value Procurement adds to the business.
  • Genuinely committed to Unilever’s sustainably lead business model, connected with Unilever and the business agenda.



– Senior management of all internal functions

– Supply Chain Teams
– Portfolio buyers
– Manufacturing

– Supply Planning

– Innovation Planning

– R&D

– Finance
– Marketing
– Legal


Reporting Channel:

Procurement Manager PC MET

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