Assistant Manager



Who are we


We help to create icons, we help to build marvels and our products feature in some of the most iconic buildings in the world.


RAK Ceramics is one of the largest ceramics brands in the world. Specialising in ceramic and gres porcelain wall and floor tiles and sanitaryware. Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, we serve clients in more than 150 countries through our network of operational hubs in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, Asia, North & South America and Australia. Across our global operations, we employ approximately 12,000 employees from more than 40 nationalities.

We are a publically listed company on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange in the United Arab Emirates and on the Dhaka Stock Exchange in Bangladesh.

The role

The role holder will be responsible for evaluating vendors, products, (tiles, sanitary ware and tableware) negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality, while ensuring the application of prescribed technologies that enable strategic sourcing to become predictive and consistent. 

What you will be doing

  •      Developing a robust solution to automate the tail spend procurement through catalog development (In house / Outsource)
  •     Reviewing all the solution available in market and mapping the same to RAK Ceramics requirement
  •      As and when required taking care of Procurement of specific buyer/category.
  • Converting Contract Purchase Request to Purchase Order
  •       Sending enquiries to approved vendors and evaluating quotes
  •     Creating Purchaser Order and submitting for approval by uploading all required documents in data management system of SAP
  •     Expediting and to complete the full P2P cycle.
  •     Technically evaluate the solution provider by Secondary Market research, Demo, Trails and pilot sourcing
  •   Analyzing the prices prevailing in various Market and comparing it to RAK Ceramics procurement rates and highlighting the deviation
  •      Conducting Secondary Market Research to keep up to date on happenings in field of Energy, Transportation, Metals, and other key areas that can impact RAK Ceramics operation
  •     Commodity Analysis for Budget preparation
  •     Analyzing the data and compiling into meaningful report / presentation to aid in decision making
  •     As and when required Utilizing SAP dump and converting it to meaningful data based on requirement
  •     Monthly Dashboard of MRO/Utilities/Admin/FG procurement covering Spend, Savings (Direct/Collaborative), Inventory, Performance.
  •       Weekly report on Efficiency of the team against KPI’s
  •       AD Hoc Reports / presentation as and when required by Managemen

What we are looking for

  • Deep commodity knowledge (markets, usage, TCO etc.)
  • Good strategic sourcing expertise
  • Strong commercial and negotiation capability
  • SAP
  • Customer service mindset
  • People management
  • Interpersonal effectiveness
  • Problem-solving & analytical skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Relationship management

Our ideal match

  • Engineering Degree, MBA is beneficial.
  • CIPS certification
  • 8-10 years' of experience

Organization RAK Ceramics
Industry Management Jobs
Occupational Category Assistant Manager
Job Location Ras Al Khaimah,UAE
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2021-09-30 1:25 pm
Expires on 2023-01-05