Coordinator – Purchasing

Coordinator – Purchasing

Job description

Kitopi is the world’s leading tech-powered multi-brand restaurant.

With a mission to satisfy the world’s appetite, Kitopi operates a portfolio of both invested and franchised F&B brands, serving as enablers in the food market by helping brands to grow and scale, both in the delivery and dine-in space.

Launched in Dubai, UAE in January 2018, Kitopi has grown to become one of the greatest success stories in the cloud kitchen and food tech space.

In July 2021, Kitopi announced its $415 million Series C funding round, led by the world’s largest technology-focused investment fund, Softbank Group Corp’s Vision Fund 2.

This investment catapulted Kitopi to the prestigious Unicorn status, making it the fastest Unicorn to have emerged from the MENA region.

With over 4,000 employees, Kitopi currently operates 200+ locations across the UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar, and runs its engineering hub in Krakow, Poland, its robotics hub in Denmark, and its global customer experience center in Dubai, UAE.

On a mission to continue disrupting, we are in immediate demand for an entrepreneurial-focused, dynamic, and energetic Co-Ordinator – Purchasing to be based in Manama.

As the Co-Ordinator – Purchasing, you are responsible for the purchase of Direct & Indirect materials and ensure that the Supply Chain needs of Kitopi are met in a timely and cost-effective manner, participate in contract negotiations, manage inventory and develop & maintain SOPs.

You will be responsible for reviewing demand & placing & tracking orders, develop relationships with vendors and suppliers, offer suggestions for where and how much material and supplies to buy.
What You’ll Do:

  • Managing contracts and strong relationships with company’s vendors and suppliers to ensure best prices, negotiate supplier agreements and contracts.
  • Managing external and internal stakeholders while coordinating with Kitopi Kitchen Managers.
  • Assisting in regional sourcing and data analysis.
  • Conducting negotiation to ensure Kitopi gets the best possible prices on required supplies.
  • Manage the ordering of materials to keep our supply chain in a synchronized flow.
  • Execute an efficient process from order to delivery of goods.
  • Manage purchase orders and track their progress to ensure orders are fulfilled and delivered correctly.
  • Improving purchasing methods to reach the highest levels of efficiency to boost our supply chain operations.
    Who We Look For:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Commerce.
    • 2+ years of experience in supply chain or stock management within the F&B, FMCG, or hospitality industry.
    • Demonstrable record in sourcing and vendor management with food suppliers.
    • Strong analytical and Excel skills required.
    • Experience in executing business specific contracts and agreements.
    • Familiarity with purchasing fundamentals and ERP systems.
    • Evidence of quality communication when working directly with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Ability to manage expectations against rapid growth deadlines.
      Recruitment Process and Timeline


      • Extensive learning opportunities we offer many hard and soft skills training to help you improve and challenge yourself
      • You’ll have access to LinkedIn Learning, Coursera, and Mindvalley where you can choose over thousands of courses to satisfy your hunger for knowledge.
      • You’ll be involved in customized workshops run by Kitopi Academy
      • You’ll have a chance to work in an international, diverse, and inclusive environment
      • You’ll be part of one of the most caring communities out there.
      • Finding a chance to become a shareowner with our ESOP plan (T&C Applies)
      • Free and unlimited access to a nutritionist because we care about you
      • No Dress Code
      • Extended maternity and parental leave
      • The infamous team activities and social events are bursting with fun
      • Inclusive Private Health Insurance
      • Up to 50% discount from Kitopi brands
      • 30 calendar days annual leave
      • Work from anywhere policy
        So, what does it really mean to work at Kitopi?

        We are constantly striving to make Kitopi the best place to work in the world, by empowering you to be the best version of yourself every day.

        Our company values act as our guiding principles to help ensure that everyone feels safe, included, and like they truly belong.

        Along with offices in all the markets we operate in, we also believe in a “work from anywhere” policy – you get to choose the environment you operate in because we believe this will help you deliver work you’re proud of.

        Tech-enabled and customer-obsessed, at Kitopi, we are a team of passionate humans who are on a mission together to satisfy the world’s appetite.

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    • Company Name: Kitopi
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    • Location: Bahrain, Manama
    • Job Type: Other

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