World Food Program - Other locations Dubai, UAE

Strategic Market Analyst (Food) NOA - UAE Nationals Only

  • Dubai
  • World Food Program - Other locations Dubai, UAE
  • Posted date: 1 week before
  • End date: 2024-06-17

Job Title: Strategic Market Analyst (Food) NOA - UAE Nationals Only

Job In Dubai

Company: World Food Program - Other locations Dubai, UAE

Start Date: 2024-06-02

End Date: 2024-06-17




Job Description

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

•   Conduct market analyses to find the best-value suppliers, with a focus on the GCC/UAE region.

•   Assess market dynamics in the GCC/UAE region to enhance WFP's procurement of food items.

•   Maintain and support the development of strategic supplier networks across the GCC to foster a robust supply chain.

•   Leverage local knowledge to enhance WFP's procurement of high-quality food items within the UAE region and beyond.

•   Participate in relevant food suppliers' events in the GCC region to expand WFP's network.

•   Contribute to tailored procurement strategies for the GCC/UAE market to increase the number of tenders received by WFP from local and regional food suppliers.

•   Monitor global market trends and pricing, with a focus on the GCC/UAE region.

•   Stay updated on advancements in the GCC/UAE market to promote innovation in procurement practices.

•   Organize meetings between WFP colleagues and vendors to align food solutions with WFP's procurement needs.

•   Fulfill any other duties as required to support WFP's objectives.

Position requirements:

•   University degree in Food Technology, Agriculture, (Food) Economics, Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain, Procurement, International relations, or a related field. 

•   Bilingual, proficiency in Arabic and English. 

•   Driven and motivated by WFP's mandate, showcasing a commitment to humanitarian goals. Strong work ethic, and genuine willingness to contribute to advancing global food security. 

•   Readiness to travel to all locations across GCC and to locations where WFP operates.

•   Minimum of 1-year post-graduate experience, ideally in a commercial, business, procurement, or supply chain position. 

•   Excellent people skills, a proven team approach. 

•   The ability to thrive in multicultural environments, and a curious mindset geared towards analytical thinking and innovation. 

•   Track record of achieving tangible and measurable results in previous roles with an ability to set and meet ambitious targets aligned with organizational objectives. 

•   Only UAE Nationals are eligible to apply for this position. 

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