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Engineering & Construction , Logistics/Purchasing
Location: Cyprus,Nicosia
Reference: 2178
Date Posted: 22/12/2017
Supply Chain Director
CareerFinders, on behalf of our client, a highly innovative and expanding firm specializing in telecommunications and renewable energy with offices in Nicosia, we are seeking to recruit an experienced Supply Chain Director.
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Key Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the domestic and international procurement of production raw materials and fabricated materials to support production and sales demand of the manufacturing company’s facilities.
  • Sourcing of new Vendors and Vendor Qualification, including Vendor Auditing and contract negotiation.
  • Ensuring that the company has a capable and reliable supplier base at all times so that the costs of storage can be minimized by the short-term delivery capability of our suppliers.
  • Ensuring the supply of the company, with the necessary materials and services for maintaining proper operation and competitiveness, at favourable conditions and at the required level of quality.
  • For procurement achieving the maximum value with regard to the intended use of the goods to be procured, or the service to be rendered exploiting cost reduction potentials.
  • Reducing the direct, and indirect costs, associated with the procurement of the required goods and services to a minimum without compromising quality as a result.
  • Purchase prices enable a large return on our products.
  • Inquiring places in the company are immediately informed about the availability, or delivery times of individual materials and purchased parts.
  • The defined cost budget as well as the defined objective and scheduling requirements are met;
  • Business secrets and the confidentiality of internal and external data, which is not generally available, are safeguarded.
  • The company's reputation is both internally and externally solidified and strengthened as an efficient and modern enterprise.
  • Distribution of procurement contracts to various suppliers so that the company is not depended on individual suppliers.
  • Organizing and cooperating with the other departments of the company so that the flow of information runs smoothly at all times and overall a good working relationship is guaranteed.
  • Negotiating prices and conditions so that the company remains competitive from the point of view of the procurement prices.
Key Skills/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or Business economics. MBA is desirable.
  • 10 -15 years of experience in international Procurement and Supply Chain Management leading roles in large multinational environments.
  • Extensive industrial experience in electrotechnics, energy infrastructure and telecommunication.
  • Familiarity with international manufacturing standards.
  • Advanced Knowledge of SAP and MRP systems and proficient computer skills.
  • ISO 9001, 14000 experience with process documentation and system audits.
  • Excellent English language skills.
  • Very good written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to travel internationally, approximately 30%.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and flexible growth environment.
  • Ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships.
  • A flair for negotiation and networking and a confident approach.
To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV, along with any covering letter to  quoting the above job title or alternatively call +357 22 002 285 for more information. Please note that due to the high volumes of applications received only shortlisted applicants will be responded to.
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