Purchasing Officer

Accounting / Finance Full Time
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Full Time
  • Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in the field

Website SABIS Network

SABIS® is a global education management organization that is backed by over 135 years of success in educating students and preparing them for the future. The SABIS® Network dates back to 1886, when a small school was started in the village of Choueifat, Lebanon. The school survived conflict and wars, prospered, and expanded to become part of a global network known for educational excellence.

Purchasing Officer

Job Number


Job Type


School / Entity Name

SABIS® Educational Resources DMCC


Finance & Accounting

About SABIS®

SABIS® is a global education network that has an active presence in 21 countries on five continents and educates students in both the private and public sectors. SABIS® schools implement the proven, proprietary SABIS® Educational System, which has been developed and refined for over 135 years.

All students in the SABIS® Network benefit from a long tradition of excellence in education, a reputation that is rooted in a well-developed philosophy that seeks to provide students with a top-quality education that prepares them to meet the challenges of a changing world.

For more information about the SABIS® Network, visit: www.sabis.net.

Job Purpose

Performing all tasks assigned by the Purchasing Manager (PM), including conducting research on potential vendors/suppliers, inspecting goods, updating records, purchasing products, negotiating pricing, and preparing reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting product research and resourcing new potential suppliers/vendors both inside and outside the U.A.E.
  • Sourcing materials, goods, products, and services at the best market deals.
  • Evaluating suppliers/vendors’ performance regularly and according to set KPIs.
  • Negotiating contract terms of agreement and pricing with suppliers/vendors.
  • Performing inventory inspections and reordering supplies and stock as and when needed.
  • Receiving and inspecting order deliveries, and reporting any discrepancies in quality or quantity compared to agreed-upon specifications.
  • Maintaining and updating records for all supplier/vendor purchase orders, in addition to preparing reports on purchases and cost analysis.
  • Establishing professional relationships with both clients as well as suppliers/vendors.
  • Coordinating with clients to acknowledge their procurement needs, quality, and budget
  • Following up on order delays and continuously coordinating with the delivery team.
  • Ensuring all projects are completed to client-specified standards, meet their quality expectations, and adhere to all delivery commitments.
  • Entering order details (e.g. vendors, quantities, prices) into ERP software.
  • Assisting the Purchasing Manager (PM) with the daily and monthly reporting on the system, in addition to the yearly tendering exercise, tracking, and maintaining vendor agreements.
  • Performing other related tasks as they arise and as delegated by Management.

Ideal Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Logistics, or any related field
  • English and Arabic
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience in the field
  • Professional behavior and ethical conduct
  • Delivering results
  • Continuous improvement
  • Accountability and taking ownership
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Teamwork
  • Time management
  • Attention to details
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills

To apply for this job please visit careers.sabis.net.

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