Emirates News Agency – Fujairah Finance Department signs strategic agreement with JAGGAER to improve procurement operations

DUBAI, 19th October, 2021 (WAM) — JAGGAER and the Ministry of Finance, Government of Fujairah, in cooperation with Fujairah e-Government, officially announced a new seven-year partnership at a signing ceremony which took taking place today during GITEX Technology Week 2021.

The partnership will see the government department transform its procurement and supplier management processes through the implementation of JAGGAER’s source-to-pay platform, JAGGAER ONE.

The intuitive platform will enable better sourcing decisions, faster cycle times and streamlined data processes for improved vendor collaboration and relationships through features such as e-procurement and vendor management and contracts.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Saif Al Sharqi, Director of E-Government, Fujairah, said, “JAGGAER’s source-to-pay SaaS solution was the perfect fit for our needs and aligned perfectly with our business strategy.

“Autonomy and connectivity across our entire supply chain is of the utmost importance – the JAGGAER ONE system provides the tools to develop more insightful supplier relationships with a flexible and intelligent system. We can also ensure on-time delivery with their procurement technology, which allows us to provide the best services while creating added value.

Ali Mustafa Mohammed, Chief Executive Officer of Fujairah Finance Department, said, “Fujairah Finance Department strives to maintain its vision of achieving excellence in the management of public funds, policy formulation and development of financial legislation for the Emirate of Fujairah to ensure financial sustainability and meet requirements in line with best practice.

“As well as introducing a range of digital products and services in the near future, this demonstrates the spirit of innovation that characterizes the department and will be an effective tool to achieve greater efficiency and savings.”

“With the JAGGAER ONE system, the finance department will realize a range of benefits through source-to-pay digital solutions. These include safe and secure content archiving systems that will drive efficiency and agility in information retrieval, faster processes through qualification of suppliers, proposal comparisons, management of contracts and orders, and negotiations.”

Ahmed Alyammahi, Deputy Director General Affairs, Fujairah Finance Department, said, “The new Supplier and Procurement Platform will help the Fujairah Government Finance Department automate procurement processes and reduce lead times.

“The JAGGAER ONE platform is a mandate for corporate governance and quality management requirements, and it is imperative that government agencies sign such agreements to ensure the quality of targeted results, facilitate the governance of business and promote operational processes in the management of purchases, suppliers and electronic contracts.

“The program also contributes to the implementation of Law No. (3) of 2019 relating to contracts and tenders and warehouses published on June 26, 2019.”

Hany Mosbeh, Vice President of Middle East and Africa Sales, JAGGAER, said, “We are proud to support the Fujairah Government Finance Department and the Fujairah e-Government Department in their digital transformation efforts through the using our source to pay solution. By adopting a transformative approach to procurement, Fujairah’s finance department will be able to unleash the full power of procurement and drive excellence that will shape the direction of the department.”

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