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Senior Specialist – Vendor Agreements

Department of Education and Knowledge UAE Posted 2017/02/01 06:19:43 Expires 2017-04-02 492 People have applied Ref: JB1001850290 Source: TAMM

Job Description

To research, identify and develop with End-Users opportunities for the application of Long Term Price Agreements and Master Service Call-Off Agreements that allow ADEC to aggregate demand and gain benefits in performance through quantity purchases and the reduction of administrative costs.


Functional Role: Provide informal professional and technical guidance to Specialists and review their work for accuracy/quality as required; As it pertains to ADEC HQ, the former zones and public schools: Participate in identifying vendors to respond to RFPs (as designed by Purchasing Section); Provide input into RFP design by identifying vendor criteria and requirements; Review vendor proposals against RFPs; assess strengths, weaknesses, competitiveness, value, ability to meet needs and overall criteria; Lead vendor selection process with support of Purchasing Section and (Senior) Specialist(s) – Vendor Management; Drive development of vendor KPIs and SLAs and consult with Purchasing Section to ensure their integration in contracts (via Legal Affairs Division); Design vendor performance management system which tracks performance and facilitates constructive feedback to long term partners (vendors/contractors); Establish vendor performance database which logs performance of all ADEC vendors on a frequent basis; Assess the performance of vendors against KPIs, record progress and provide timely feedback to vendor and follow up accordingly; Support Section Manager in various tasks as required and regularly report on the activities/progress of operations/projects; Coordinate with FAMS/Expediting Supervisor to ensure that all general and expediting support requirements are fulfilled;

Job Details

Job Location UAE
Company Industry Education, Training, and Library
Requirements Employer (Public Sector)
Job Role Purchasing
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Code 1001850290/2017

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Mid Career

About This Company

Department of Education and Knowledge

Education, Training, and Library United Arab Emirates http://www.adec.ac.ae/

Department of Education and Knowledge was set up in September 2005 by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Department of Education and Knowledge is an independent corporate body and enjoys full legal status, as well as financial and administrative independence in all its affairs. ADEC has embarked on a campaign to aggressively increase its headcount to be able to better serve the its mandate. The primary focus of the council is to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

The education council is currently seeking qualified and motivated individuals to be part of this exciting opportunity to shape the educational system in Abu Dhabi. The council offers great positions to work in a dynamic and energetic organization that addresses areas that are of strategic importance to the future of Abu Dhabi. It is especially advantageous to join ADEC in these early stages due to the great growth opportunities.

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