Head of Supply Chain - Tax Free

Additional Information:

Our client is one of the largest Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service provider in the middle east, through its different Business Units and specialized shops it offers a broad-spectrum of services to support Fighter Jets, Transport Aircrafts, Training Aircrafts and Special Mission Aircrafts and extend the services to cover different applications within the military and civil industries.

Job Purpose:

Lead and direct the activities of supply chain by supporting company’s operations in material demand planning, monitoring, transporting and warehousing. Manage procurement of materials, parts and services and their delivery.

key Accountabilities:


  • Develop the internal supply chain strategy aligned with strategy of the company to ensure vertical and horizontal integration with other interfacing initiatives and projects.


  • Manage the effective achievement of internal supply chain objectives – setting individual objectives, recruiting qualified staff, managing performance, developing and motivating staff


Budgets and Plans

  •  Direct internal operations to achieve budgeted results and other financial criteria, and to preserve the capital funds invested in the organization.
  •  Develop and maintain annually and quarterly plans of the internal operations within the organization.
  •  Participate in the development and preparation of long-term plans and budgets based upon broad organization goals and objectives.

Policies, Systems, Processes and Procedures

  •  Direct the development and implementation of procedures and controls, to promote communication and adequate information flow
  • Develop and establish operating policies consistent with the company’s policies and objectives, insures their adequate execution.


Inventory Management

  •  Ensure monitoring the stock levels and the availability of adequate spares and material requested by maintenance and/or engineering and planning and at the required levels in order to ensure smooth and uninterrupted work operations.

Purchasing Processes & Services

  • Oversee the timely and efficient completion of all purchasing processes and documentation in accord with the delegated authority to comply with the company approved purchasing cycle and to meet the commercial objectives.

  • Ensure collecting and analyse information about the items, their quality, their delivery time, their vendors, their prices, etc. and feeding this information into the strategic sourcing decisions.

  • Direct and approve invoices and payment to vendors to ensure completion of service to the agreed upon scope and standards

Standards & Regulations

  •  Insure that all activities are performed in compliance with local and international regulations and laws governing business operations.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain or in any specialised related fields 
  • A minimum of (14) years of work experience and (7) of which in a relevant MRO functions
  •  Master degree in business administration or professional certification is preferred.
  • Management of Financial Resources

  • Performance Management 

  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Engineering and Maintenance

  • Negotiation and Persuasion

*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client’s requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile. We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff. If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.*


Paul Dooley

Managing Director

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