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Procurement Manager | AFGRE Mall Management | Cairo

Date: 21-Aug-2019

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: [[37861]] 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Job Title:            Procurement Manager (Real Estate / Construction & Delivery)

Reports to:        Head of Centralised Procurement Department

Direct Reports: Procurement Executives

Department:     Centralised Procurement

Location:            Mall Management office, Cairo Festival City Mall, Cairo, Egypt


The objective of the Centralised Procurement function is to encapsulate all forms of non-development procurement of assets (goods and services, works, supply agreement, annual maintenance contracts, professional engagement, etc) for the business units based on the required scope of work.  Specifically, this position works closely with the various business units across the organisation and Finance Department.

A variety of benefits associated with a centralized procurement include:

  • Control and monitor the implementation and the compliance of the procurement process.
  • Ensure vendors / contractors are prequalified as per the approved procurement Manual.
  • Develop “Vendor Management System”.
  • Ensure that the procurement of goods and services are in line with quality standards, time and budget.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement and decrease turnaround time.
  • Centralise the negotiation with the contractors to ensure achieving cost savings.
  • Develop and continuously improve the SAP solutions of Procurement cycle.




  • Lead a team as assigned by the head of the department to manage Procurement transactions for the non-development requirements. 
  • Provide Procurement advices to internal customers to ensure risks are minimized, best value is achieved
  • Prepare Requests for Proposal/Invitation to bid documents based on business needs, advise on selection of tenderers, prepare tender evaluation reports, lead and conduct the tender negotiation process up to and including preparing final recommendations for head of department’s approval.
  • Prepare and present relevant reports at regular intervals on progress against a baseline procurement program and supplier service delivery
  • Adapt standard form of contracts, in conjunction with Group legal.
  • Effectively lead the assigned team members.
  • Adapt standard form of contracts, in conjunction with Group legal, for the procurement of various maintenance agreements, service agreements, and agreements of purchase


  • Monitor procurement process to maintain efficiency of daily operations.
  • Provide guidance to the assigned team members to ensure compliance to the procurement process.
  • Comply with and use of organisational forms and processes to ensure internal approvals are obtained in accordance with approved procurement policies and the Delegation of Authority


  • Assist the head of department in transforming the manual system to automated system of procurement process
  • Provide guidance to the assigned team members in SAP use and functionalities.
  • Communicate directly with SAP team to ensure best practice of bidding and system functions personalization are implemented.


  • Provide the complete service interface between customers and Centralised Procurement department and the contractors / vendors by ensuring service requirements are met in accordance with budget and quality.


Lead and manage the procurement functions assigned by the head of department by providing efficient centralized services in the operational procurement works with the focus on the approved budget, hi-end quality service and cost savings accomplishment.



Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Must have knowledge of FIDIC or FAR.
  • Degree in Business Management or equivalent. CIPS an advantage.
  • Technical knowledge of best procurement practices.
  • Exposure to both bidding and tendering process
  • Exposure to detailed cost analysis and bids normalization
  • Experience of working with P2P technology such as SAP

Minimum Experience:

  • 8-10 years’ experience in a Procurement role. 
  • 3 years in managerial role.

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Expertise in improving ERP systems functionalities to implement procurement process integrating all business facets.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Proficient in MS Office suites including MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Project Manager

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Influencing and negotiating skills
  • Strong communication, decision making





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