Direct Procurement Specialist (Egypt)


Egypt, EG

Contract Type:  Regular Full-Time
Area:  Purchasing/Procurement
Req Id:  494247

Would you like to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to enhance the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company that since 1909 has been working to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We are leaders in plasma-derived medicines and transfusion medicine and develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 110 countries and regions.

Supplier selection and management, RFXs Bidding and negotiation, purchasing compliance, Purchasing Orders and contract management.
Oversees the procurement or purchasing of goods and services in order to provide effective and efficient services to meet the needs of the company for its on-going projects. Deliver best value across the Direct spend portfolio for the Direct Categories.

Internal: All Functions including Operations, Finance, Quality, R&D, Engineering, HR , Facilities, General services, IT, Logistics  Etc.
External: Vendors, Governmental Authorities including EDA, GAFI, Customs, Etc.

•    Issue Purchase orders according to requested delivery dates, quotations and Quantities and then send it to the vendors.
•    Conduct vendor evaluation and registration.
•    Monitoring supplier performance and resolving all issues
•    Evaluate new and existing suppliers and subcontractors and negotiates purchase agreements with them.
•    Procure equipment, materials, and systems complying with the project quality and specification requirements such as (Soft Good Medical Suppliers, Raw Material, Packaging material, Lab Reagents, Blood, Plasma & Testing Machines) 
•    Prepare documentation for internal process as per Company standards and Procurement Policies.
•    Follow up on supplier's due payments or related issues with Finance colleagues
•    Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, Contact details, Bank details, etc.
•    Partner with internal organizations to: define requirements; assist with identifying vendors; lead RFx process and evaluations; provide vendor evaluation framework and make recommendations on vendor selection.
•    Challenge existing suppliers to recommend more cost effective and/or more reliable products that will improve our competitive position. Assist in the evaluation and coordination of these recommendations
•    Work with Sourcing, Engineering and Quality to develop procedures and processes to qualify potential suppliers.
•    Work closely with the company legal department to make sure contracts and terms are favorable.
•    Role models compliance with Grifols Egypt, Applicable laws, internal policies, Procurement Policy, code of conduct and core value behaviors.

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Admin., Pharmaceutical Science, Engineering or any relevant field.


•    Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience in Procurement. Pharma experience is desirable.
•    Knowledge of procurement, sourcing techniques, and negotiations skills
•    Experience as Supplier/Customer/Stakeholder relationship manager
•    Experience working with cross-functional teams
•    Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously
•    High-level organization and record-keeping skills to maintain a consistent flow of equipment to the company’s factories or worksites and make sure vendors are fulfilling the terms of their contracts. 


•    Comprehensive understanding of MS Excel, MS Word and industry standard purchase order software platforms (SAP)


•    Strong negotiating skills
•    Able to thrive in a high-stress and fast-paced environment
•    Highly Organized
•    Proactive
•    Excellent Communication Skills
•    Good understanding of Industry
•    Good working knowledge of purchasing strategies.
•    Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
•    Team player with strong organizational skills.


•    Fluent English
•    Fluent Arabic
•    Spanish will be added advantage


Location: EMEA : Egypt : Egypt:EGTOLIP - Tolip El Narges-New Cairo 


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