Job Summary: The Senior Officer, Procurement will be responsible for the management and administration of all system contracts. The incumbent will ensure that all contracts are in compliance with the HCT's policies and procedures, as well as, federal government regulations and interests. Furthermore, the incumbent will support the procurement, vendor management, asset management, and archive management legal and other ad hoc requests that are assigned by management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate should preferably have three years of procurement experience, preferably within the UAE
Knowledge of purchasing procedures and applicable government regulations
A high degree of computer literacy and demonstrated ability to integrate technology in the workplace
Strong verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated competency to interact with people at all levels of the organization
Excellent negotiating skills
Ability to work with limited supervision
Highly developed administrative and organizational skills are required
The ability to work effectively as a team member in a multi-cultural environment
A demonstrated willingness to engage in professional development activities in order to develop and improve new and current skills, and to adapt to the evolving needs of the organization
A high degree of computer literacy and demonstrated ability to generate, analyze and interpret complex documents from various sources
Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) are a key component of the United Arab Emirates’ strategy to be part of the global marketplace, to develop and diversify its economy, and to maintain a unique cultural heritage. Founded in 1988 with four colleges, the HCT has grown to be the largest of the higher educational institutions in the UAE, gaining a well-respected reputation for innovative learning. More than 20,000 students attend 17 modern men's and women's colleges in the cities of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, Fujairah and the western cities of Madinat Zayed and Ruwais.