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হেড অব প্রকিউর্মেন্ট ব্র্যাক ইউনিভার্সিটি


BRAC University is seeking applications from suitable candidates for the position of the Head of Procurement.


Requirements and Skills:

  • Master’s degree in supply chain management, economics, finance, operations management from a reputed University.
  • 10 years of professional experience with at least 2-3 years in leadership position
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Team player at executive levels to collaborate with business units and functional partners like Registrar’s Office,
  • Finance & Accounts, HR, IT and other departments.
  • Solid operational management and general business skills and savvy
  • Working knowledge of finance and/or accounting in terms of budgeting, cost management, financial accounting, treasury, risk management, etc.
  • Industry knowledge in terms of broad industry dynamics on the buy-side (and the sell-side), but also the internal knowledge and “language of the business”
  • Excellent communication skills and even better listening skills that allows the Head of procurement to get the “voice of the internal customer” and to understand the company culture and how to best communicate procurement’s value to it
  • Strong negotiation skills to use for large commercial deals
  • Experience with modern sourcing and procurement systems
  • Strategic mindset and problem-solving skills
  • Change management skills and self-awareness to take varying approaches with a dynamic set of stakeholders
  • Knowledge of enterprise risk management and business continuity planning
  • Analytical mindset, but also creativity to seek, encourage and find non-traditional approaches that have historically “boxed-in” procurement


Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of organizational procurement strategy
  • Creation and management of short, mid, and long term goals and objectives
  • Identification and realization of cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities
  • Selection and management of procurement systems and Management of business process outsourcing activities
  • Management of procurement staff in (and across) sourcing, contracting, transactional purchasing, supplier management, and miscellaneous internal procurement support activities
  • Managing the skills and competency development of procurement staff, including training development and knowledge management capabilities
  • Budget management for categories under management - and for procurement itself


Job Location: BRAC University, Dhaka


Salary & Benefits: Salary and benefits are as per BRACU policy. However, higher initial terms may be admissible for deserving candidates having long experience and higher qualification and linkages with relevant government and non-government agencies.


Apply Instruction

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online through www.bracu.ac.bd/about/get-involved


Application Deadline: 05 July 2017.