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Material Manager

Keywords / Skills : Material Manager

10 - 20 years
Posted: 12th Aug 2017

United Arab Emirates
Purchase/ Logistics/ Supply Chain
Inventory Control Manager/ Materials Manager
Certification/Professional qualification
Posted On
12th Aug 2017
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Job Description

Black & Grey HR is working with one of the leading Real Estate and Development companies who are at the forefront of the construction revolution with a heavy focus on some of Dubai’s most prestigious projects. Our client is focusing on high-rise luxury apartments and office blocks in Dubai, UAE. They require a Material Manager who will take responsibility for managing suppliers and material aspects of the project from inception through completion.

  • Recruits, develops and maintains supplier relationships
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.
  • Oversees all activities related to procurement of purchased parts and commodities from intent to purchase through delivery.
  • Maintain control and accuracy over inventory including scheduling with purchasing, receiving, shipping, warranty and returns.
  • Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability, and prepares market analysis reports as directed.
  • Establishes and implements teams, methods and best practices related to systems and processes that support inventory, forecasting, purchasing and inventory control.
  • Prepares strategies for parts and commodities
  • Reviews purchase orders, contracts, bids, proposals and vendor agreements for legal correctness, conformance with company policy, and quality/acceptability of items to specifications, price, delivery and service.
  • Negotiates contracts, supplier agreements
  • Coordinates with engineering and other departments to ensure smooth flow of materials and parts that meet product specifications
  • Coordinates substitute materials/parts as appropriate
  • Maintains the appropriate level of inventory to meet production demands.
  • Analyzes and evaluates inventory and delivery problems and recommends solutions.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of inventory counts and, in conjunction with Finance, developing and maintaining an inventory control system.
  • Direct actions to resolve problems with on-time delivery
  • Directs actions to resolve problems with quality. Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, suppliers and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
  • Arranges for the sale of scrap and obsolete/surplus materials.
  • Build and supervise teams in the purchasing, warehouse, shipping and Production Control Scheduling areas; planning, assigning, and directing work. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these areas.


  • Bachelor’s degree and seven plus years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5-10+ years managing procurement and inventory including purchasing and distribution of parts, materials, equipment, and supplies
  • Should have prior experience as a Material Manager within real estate industry.
  • Proven ability to effectively lead a team and delegate work
  • Ability to works within approved budget, develop and implement cost saving measures, contribute to profits and revenue and conserve resources.
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) and/or Certified Production and Inventory Control Manager (CPIM) certification preferred.

Salary Survey:
AED 20,000 – AED 30,000
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