Job Description

Technology Procurement Team Leader

  • Khartoum


Department/Section: Finance/Procurement &Logistics
Job Title: Technology Procurement Team Leader
Reports to: Procurement Manager
Job Purpose: Responsible for leading Procurement Technical Category team, Accountable for applying high standard of purchasing and procurement process of products and services related to Technology categories to ensure efficient & effective delivery of all Zain needs, reporting to Procurement manager.
Key Tasks/Accountabilities

1. Responsible to assist team in purchasing and procurement services to Zain that are consistent with corporate policies and processes aligned international trade regulation and local government rules and include the purchase of Technology products included NW active and NW passive , and others.

2. Responsible to apply right tendering policies and procedures to ensure consistency and transspecies across the business.

3. Responsible for leading the team to assure all reports were tracking this will create an easy to follow audit trail and make regular price comparisons added to his responsibility to define & monitoring the departmental KPIs.

4.Resposible for supporting venders to solve their issues and assist vender management section to assure annual vender management process had been implemented .

5. Responsible for Review the sourcing models for important product process to align with the wild periodical change in economics to achieve the most value of process.

6. Responsible for important RFP which contribute in company strategy & which it have direct impact in company financial statement.

7. Responsible in communication with Group procurement in centerline categories product based on group Procurement governess.

8. Responsible in periodical audit , internal and external to ensure that tendering and procurement activities are consistent and conducted within the parameters of Zain written procedures and international trade regulations.

9. Responsible for Negotiation, and sustain best price quality deals with international suppliers.

10. Expedite and liaise the order management process with finance for payment, and suppliers and customs for the receipt of goods.
11. Undertake professional networking, establishing and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders such as Government departments, third party suppliers.

12. Undertake coaching and training share own knowledge and experience to build capability and performance.

13. Contribute appropriately to development of procurement planning process, providing input to procurement and tendering implications of proposed business change and growth.

14. Insure compliance with all applicable policies & regulatory requirements on Information Security.
15. Leading team to implement CFT with support to assure SLA compliance & business Requirement Fulfillment

Typical Performance Measures:
  • Quality of procurement process, including timely delivery within budget
  • Satisfaction of internal customers with the execution of the procurement process
  • Quality of specialist advice
  • Quality of documentation and audit trail
  • Quality of Team Contribution

  • SCM ( Supply Chain Management ) – 4 years relevant professional experience
  • Accountable for effective execution of procurement and tendering activities
  • Management of international supplier and contractor relationships
  • Negotiate with suppliers, vendors and contractors in tender responses
Drive and liaise the order management activities with finance and warehousing

What Do You Need to Qualify

  • BSC in Electronics, Civil IT, Electricity or any equivalent.
  • PSCM holder is Prefer or any other relevant certificate.
  • 5 years previous experience in Supply Chain Management (SCM).
  • Experience in Telecom industry 3 year minimum
  • Experience in leading team is preferable.
  • Excellent in English righting , reading , talking
  • Knowledge of local trade regulation.
  • Knowledge of International trade Regulation & Process.
  • Knowledge & understanding of key procurement and tendering processes
  • Understanding of the Sudan market and ZAIN business strategy, goals and competitive environment
  • Relevant Network understanding.
  • Highly developed negotiating skills.
  • Highly developed communication and reporting skills (verbal and written)
  • Planning and organising skills.
  • Leading skills
  • Highly developed skills in use of relevant network packages including Excel. Word, PowerPoint Internet and Email etc.
  • Ability to build excellent relationships with customers
  • Influencing skills

Key Behaviours for Success
  • Team-worker
  • Effective and speedy decision making within approval level.
  • Communication, both oral and written in local language and business English
  • Sound business acumen, demonstrates empathy with operation/line issues
  • Builds good working relationships quickly
  • Self starter, able to use own initiative
  • Adherence of company policies and procedures and remains objective with local/cultural issues.
  • Collaboration – both with other team leader and other external associations.
  • Tenacity

About Us

About Zain Sudan:
The country’s leading operator was established in 1997 and today serves More than 16 million customers as of 31 August 2020, reflecting a market share of more than 48%. Possessing the country’s most advanced voice and data network, the operator’s network extends to an impressive 90% of the population with 2G, 3G and LTE sites. Through constant development of the telecommunications infrastructure and proactive marketing initiatives, Zain remains committed to offering customers in Sudan the most dynamic products and services. The foundation of Zain Sudan’s achievements lies in the company’s ability to inspire its employees to deliver the best and most imaginative services at every level. With an energetic and inspired predominantly Sudan workforce, the company is committed to employing high caliber people as well as nurturing the finest Sudan talent. With a strong human resources and training program that develops and nurtures leaders in the workplace, the company has consistently opened new doors for its dedicated staff. For more on Zain Sudan please visit

Job Overview

  • Operations:

    Zain SD

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  • Contract Type:

    Full Time Employee