Procurement Manager - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Salt Recruitment

Ahmed Al-Mansouri

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The Procurement Manager will play a crucial role in managing the sourcing, procurement, and supply chain activities. This position requires a strategic thinker with a strong background in procurement, contract negotiation, and supplier relationship management.


Strategic Sourcing

  • Evaluate potential equipment / subsystem suppliers for eVTOL components, worldwide.
  • Develop and implement a strategic procurement strategy aligned with company objectives.
  • Identify, evaluate, and onboard new suppliers, ensuring a diverse and reliable subcontractor chain.
  • Negotiate contracts and terms with suppliers to optimize cost, quality, and delivery.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers.
  • Monitor supplier performance, conduct regular reviews, and address any issues.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to ensure suppliers meet project requirements.

Contract Management:

  • Lead contract negotiations with suppliers, ensuring terms and conditions.
  • Draft and review contracts, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Mitigate contractual risks and disputes.
  • Analyse eVTOL market trends and global economic factors to make informed procurement decisions.
  • Implement cost reduction strategies with respect to technological advances.
  • Monitor and control procurement budgets.
  • Identify potential risks in the supply chain and develop risk mitigation strategies.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Procurement Manager in the aerospace industry, preferably with eVTOL or UAV experience.
  • Strong negotiation, contract management, and strategic sourcing skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problemsolving abilities.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements, export licences and industry standards.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and Microsoft Office Suite.
Salt is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information:

  • Job Reference: JO
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Salary per: annum
  • Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 31/03/2024

  • Job Industries: Supply Chain

  • Job Locations: UAE

  • Abu Dhabi
  • Job Types: Permanent

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