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Senior Manager - Non IT Procurement

  • Location:

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Risk & Compliance, Operational

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Plus bonus

  • Contact:

    David Bradbeer

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  • Published:

    ongeveer 1 jaar geleden

  • Expiry date:


My client is a leading FS organisation with regional offices based in Hong Kong. We are looking for a senior manager for non-IT procurement, covering professional services, CRES, Travel and marketing spend. Ideally looking for someone from the FS industry or large MNC background with a specialism within this category range.

Job Responsibilities

  • To develop, maintain and influence relationships with senior business stakeholders and vendors across the Head Office and business units as appropriate, as part of establishing the Group Procurement function as a trusted business partner
  • Identify opportunities for spend optimization and risk mitigation through detailed spend analysis and non-IT category spend expertise (particularly pertaining to professional services, corporate services, marketing and advertising, HR services, contingent workers and facilities management to name a few)
  • Network & telephony, IT professional services and contingent labor, hardware leasing and infrastructure to name a few)
  • Execute category management, vendor management and procurement activities, including strategic sourcing, RFP/RFI's and commercial/contractual negotiation
  • Conduct contract management activities:
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders and contract owners to establish commercially effective and compliant agreements
  • Identify and advise internal stakeholders of contractual risks and recommend strategies to mitigate risks
  • General maintenance of existing contracts including the management of addendums, contract reviews, renewals and terminations
  • Provide guidance and support with respect to third party risk management and third party due diligence activities
  • Partner with business stakeholders in third party/vendor performance management activities
  • To continually utilize best procurement practices and identify continuous improvement opportunities in the capability of the Group Procurement function
  • To seek consolidation of the vendor base through identification of vendor rationalization opportunities and establishment of preferred vendors and strategic partnerships where applicable across the business
  • Support compliance to the Procurement Policy and implement initiatives that drive awareness and compliance to the Procurement Policy across the business

Job Requirements

  • Strong stakeholder management skills and experience (both internal and external stakeholders) in particular with senior management/
  • Strong networking, communication and influencing skills, able to work with colleagues from different management levels, cultures and background to influence changed behaviors across cultural and geographic boundaries
  • A strong and genuine passion for procurement and vendor management, excited about seeking new opportunities to demonstrate the value of effective procurement in business and actively pursuing to continuously improve, learn and adopt market leading procurement practices and principles in the industry
  • Experienced and comfortable to work in a dynamic, and sometimes, unstructured working environments, with an ability to adapt to changing circumstances, deadlines, multiple concurrent agendas and adaptable to changing priorities often under pressure
  • Deep analytical mindset and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail, whilst being able to operate at the strategic level

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