Procurement Director

100k - 150k per annum
People's Business Support

The organisation

PBS provides highly educated technical staff for permanent or temporary positions in the private and public sectors. Our clients include both large corporations as well as medium-sized businesses. In addition, we work for national and regional governments and for large and small consultancy firms. We lead an extensive network of agencies situated throughout the European Continent. PBS is engaged in various activities related to the flexible labour market and is specialized in working with staff members of construction related companies. These are professionals whose expertise and skills are placed at the disposal of different organizations through staffing, project engineering or interim management projects.

At PBS we have a separate department for companies that wish to outsource the recruitment and selection of graduate engineers and specialists. Whereas in its early years PBS focused mainly on the construction sector, its areas of activity have grown rapidly over the past few years. Nowadays, personnel are also recruited from other disciplines like civil, environmental, sustainability and infrastructural engineering. Moreover, PBS has now been operating for some years at the international level with projects all over the world.

The position

For our client in Saudi Arabia, we are looking for a Procurement Director. You will direct and oversee the purchasing function, develop policies and procedures related to the procurement of goods and services. Furthermore, you will directly manage the activities of the corporate group, provide functional oversight of all construction projects and drive the function into full implementation of SAP.

The Procurement Director reports to the CEO.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor's degree (prefer western educated).
  • Requires 20 years of procurement management experience in construction of civil, infrastructure, telecommunications, power, and petrochemical projects.
  • Must have experience directing procurement activities across multiple concurrent projects
  • Prefer experience with mega-project procurement
  • Prefer PMP certification
  • Requires 5 years procurement experience in the middle east.
  • Prefer Arab language written fluency, but not required


Our most important consideration is integral quality, which is why clients ask us to work for them. We therefore assume that you will set high requirements for us, but certainly for yourself too. We can offer you an excellent employment package such as a high salary and good fringe benefits. We shall establish the best combination in consultation.


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This search procedure has been closed (28-02-2013).