QNB2545 - Manager, Procurement Sourcing (Opportunity For Qatari Nationals)

Business Unit: QNB - Qatar
Division: Procurement
Department: Procurement
Country: Qatar
Closing Date: 08-May-2023
About QNB

Established in 1964 as the country’s first Qatari-owned commercial bank, QNB Group has steadily grown to become the largest bank in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.

QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is more than 28,000 serving up to 20 million customers operating through 1,000 locations, with an ATM network of 4,300 machines.

QNB has maintained its position as one of the highest rated regional banks from leading credit rating agencies including Standard & Poor’s (A), Moody’s (Aa3) and Fitch (A+). The Bank has also been the recipient of many awards from leading international specialised financial publications.

Based on the Group’s consistent strong financial performance and its expanding international presence, QNB currently ranks as the most valuable bank brand in the Middle East and Africa, according to Brand Finance Magazine.

QNB Group has an active community support program and sponsors various social, educational and sporting events.

Role Summary:

The incumbent will conduct the source-to-contract process within the respective sourcing category. This includes: (1) developing the scope of work and subsequent RFQs/RFPs based on the requests created by departments, (2) formally conducting the bids analysis, negotiation and validation of bids submitted by suppliers in alignment with requesters/expense owners, and (3) drafting contracts for suppliers in alignment with Group Legal. Additionally, the incumbent will assist in managing the vendor panel / database as the closest link to suppliers in the Procurement division.

Role Description:
  • Implements KPI’s and best practices for Senior Officer, Procurement Sourcing role.
  • Promote cost consciousness and efficiency and enhance productivity, to minimise cost, avoid waste, and optimise benefits for the bank.
  • Assist internal customers in all their procurement requests/activities and seek solution to their requests.
  • Support and deliver Source-to-Contract process in the frame defined by category strategies and panels
  • Ensure the Source-to-Contract process follows the definitions laid out by the category strategy (RFP specifications, negotiation tactics etc).
  • Ensure full alignment between the buyers’ team and requesting departments / expense owners, supporting escalations when needed.
  • Provide input directly on the analysis of large/complex requests, and the subsequent RFP development, issuance, negotiation, selection and contract drafting.
  • Conduct supplier bids analysis, formal negotiations with vendors, and ensure validation:
  • Evaluate supplier bids alongside requesting department and/or expense owner, providing analysis as needed.
  • Formally conduct the negotiation process with suppliers, involving the requesting department and/or expense owner.
  • Ensure the final selection and rationale is validated by the requesting department and/or expense owner and is ready for the review of the final approver / selection committee.
  • Maintain activities in accordance with Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with internal departments/units to achieve improvements in turn-around time.
  • Build and maintain strong/effective relationships with related departments/units to achieve the Group’s objectives.
  • Provide timely/accurate data to external/internal Auditors, Compliance, Financial Control and Risk when required.


  • University graduate preferably with a Major in the related field of study, professional accreditation related to the function is an asset.
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience, preferably within a highly rated international bank.
  • Experience in RFP / tendering, or on some specific categories is a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (including report writing) in English and Arabic.
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Understanding of the relevant laws, regulations, and practices.
  • Ability to make decisions and follow through with initiatives.
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV