Senior Procurement Officer

  • Jebel Ali South Zone, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Full-time

Company Description

With more than 160 sales and logistics facilities in over 70 countries, highly efficient in-house production and more than 6,000 employees, the Doka Group is one of the world’s leading companies for developing, manufacturing and distributing modern system formwork technology. Our strong and effective sales organisation gives construction firms all over the world swift access to path-breaking formwork solutions and services for all areas of cast-in-place building construction. 

The United Arab Emirates is a key market for the Doka Group. The country headquarter is situated on a more than 50,000 m2 plot comprising an office, state-of-the-art warehouse and reconditioning facility. Because proximity to our customers and the job sites we support is highly important, full-service offices are additionally located in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

To continue building our high level of service for our customers, the Doka Group not only invests in its employees’ professional and personal career development but also sets great store by foresighted personnel planning. If you are passionate about what you do, have an inner drive to succeed, a desire to learn and grow from your experiences, then this is your opportunity to step up to a challenge!

Job Description

  • Responsible for daily local procurement activities
  • Maintain and continuously evaluate a preferred supplier database considering the Doka procurement guidelines
  • Execute supplier visits on a regular base
  • Ensure cost effectiveness by professional tender management and price negotiation
  • Organise third party testing of externally sourced materials
  • Monitor stock levels for locally procured materials (productive and indirect productive)
  • Follow-up on delivery dates of locally sourced materials
  • Accurate and correct processing in Discos II
  • Maintain reporting transparency for procurement
  • Maintain and improve processes and quality standards
  • Guide and lead junior procurement staff members
  • Support the annual full stock take
  • Other tasks upon request of the Operations Manager


  • Min. 5 years experience in procurement
  • Technical understanding, ideally combined with an engineering qualification and QA/QC experience
  • Preferable experiences: Formwork / construction, Middle East
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and go the extra mile
  • Well organised
  • Team player
  • Process and improvement driven
  • Strict adherence to the Doka procurement guidelines and processes
  • Excellent English