Assistant Director, IT Software

Job description

Note: you will be required to attach the following:

  • Resume / cv

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 12 years relevant strategic sourcing or category management experience, of which 4 years should be in Group Telcom.
  • Proven experience in managing IT SW category and implementing sourcing strategies across multiple operating companies.
  • Proven expertise in managing and negotiating with suppliers in relevant supplier markets within Telecommunications.
  • Fluent in English (both written and verbal).
  • Experience in MENA preferred.
  • Written/oral fluency in French/Arabic/Bahasa languages is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Minimum bachelor degree qualification, preferably should be in IT discipline .
    • Preferably certified by a relevant professional body (e.g., CIPS, CPM) or qualified with a relevant Master’s degree (e.g., Supply Management).

Skills

Technical & Non-Technical

    • Advanced category expertise relevant to telecommunications and the categories in scope of responsibility.
    • Advanced contract management skills with proven experience in developing relevant legal contractual terms and conditions.
    • Project management.
    • Expert sourcing and supplier management skills specially for IT SW, with a proven ability to challenge teams on key decisions and lead negotiations with strategic suppliers.
    • Advanced relevant computer skills (MS Office, ERP systems, e-procurement systems, including Ariba and Empotoris)

Other

  • Advanced analytical thinking skills and adept at analyzing and synthesizing complex data to develop valid recommendations.
  • Advanced communication skills with the ability to communicate coherently with diverse audiences.
  • Judgment and Decision Making.
  • Strategic Awareness and Business Acumen.
  • Planning and Organising.

Desired Skills and Experience

Skills:Technical & Non-Technical

    • Advanced category expertise relevant to telecommunications and the categories in scope of responsibility.
       
    • Advanced contract management skills with proven experience in developing relevant legal contractual terms and conditions.
       
    • Project management.
       
    • Expert sourcing and supplier management skills specially for IT SW, with a proven ability to challenge teams on key decisions and lead negotiations with strategic suppliers.
       
    • Advanced relevant computer skills (MS Office, ERP systems, e-procurement systems, including Ariba and Empotoris)

 


Other

    • Advanced analytical thinking skills and adept at analyzing and synthesizing complex data to develop valid recommendations.
       
    • Advanced communication skills with the ability to communicate coherently with diverse audiences.
       
    • Judgment and Decision Making.
       
    • Strategic Awareness and Business Acumen.

 


  • Planning and Organising.

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