Supply Chain Business Support Manager

Job Overview

Job Summary:

Leading a supply chain business improvement program, containing amongst others optimalisation of Procure -to-Pay (P2P), including development of supporting IT applications, performance management dashboards & reports, contract performance reviews, supplier relationship initiative and revisions /updates of procedures / processes, where required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working across the complete end to end P2P process in DNO Iraq to drive in efficiencies, working alongside the SCM, Finance & operational teams / functions to diagnose root causes, extract insights, troubleshoot and optimize the processes to extract value for the customer;
  • Develop and introduce IT applications supporting the optimalisation and further automation of  the P2P process;
  • Define key customer relevant parameters to allow for monitoring P2P performance and identification of continuous improvement opportunities;
  • Analyses of complex situations with proposed improvements / solutions;
  • Run / lead root cause analysis and define together with the different operational functions mitigation / improvement actions and follow them up until sustainable implementation;
  • Liaise and work with other parts of supply chain organization to implement the adequate measures to improve operations and hence customer satisfaction;
  • Launch, track and follow up improvement projects / actions such as Contract Performance Reviews and Supplier Relationship Initiative;
  • Propose & implement new Key Performance Indicators to better monitoring Supply Chain inventory & materials operations;

Required Qualifications & Experience: 

  • Degree or equivalent in e.g. Supply Chain Management, Oil and Gas Law or other relevant degree; 20+ years relevant experience;
  • Demonstrable experience in contracting & procurement of goods and services (preferably within a large International Upstream Oil & Gas organisation);
  • Change management / LEAN / Six Sigma experience;
  • Skills level of International Procurement Governance;
  • Awareness of Best Practices in Supply Chain procedures;
  • Coaching / mentoring experience
  • Working experience in process optimalisation and “consultant” to an organization.

Key Attributes:

  • Energetic, confident, ambitious, well-spoken;
  • Culturally sensitive;
  • Keen to get things done, but also thoughtful and articulate on change management and implementation issues;
  • Numerate, analytical and logical ;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Problem-solving experience;
  • Proactive self-starter;
  • Ability to respond to a changing business environment;
  • Integrity in all business dealings;
  • Time management skill.

The role reports to Head of Operational Business Support and based in Erbil / Dubai. The role will be rotational type to be confirmed at a later stage and the contract will be unlimited duration.

Interested candidates kindly apply using thier PDF version of the CV.

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