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Senior Manager - Procurement (Marketing/MICE Categories)

We are currently recruiting for a leading MNC covering 15+ markets in APAC. This is a senior role handling indirect procurement activity for non-IT procurement categories with a focus on Marketing, MICE and some corporate services. Our client is a major employer in Hong Kong and open to profiles from MNC backgrounds including FS, Insurance, Retail, Hospitality and FMCG.

Key Responsibilities:

- Develop and implement procurement strategies for the MICE and Marketing categories, in line with the company's overall procurement objectives: The Senior Manager of Procurement will be responsible for developing and implementing procurement strategies for the MICE and Marketing categories. This will include conducting market research and analysis to identify potential suppliers, and evaluating their suitability based on factors such as quality, cost, and delivery times. The Senior Manager of Procurement will also be responsible for collaborating with stakeholders to identify business needs and requirements, and translating them into procurement specifications.

- Conduct market research and analysis to identify potential suppliers: The Senior Manager of Procurement will be responsible for conducting market research and analysis to identify potential suppliers for the MICE and Marketing categories. This will involve analyzing market trends and competitor offerings, and identifying emerging suppliers that can provide innovative solutions.

- Negotiate contracts and agreements with suppliers: The Senior Manager of Procurement will be responsible for negotiating contracts and agreements with suppliers. This will involve working closely with suppliers to agree on pricing, delivery times, and other terms and conditions that meet the company's requirements.

- Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers: The Senior Manager of Procurement will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with key suppliers. This will involve working closely with suppliers to understand their capabilities and capacity, and monitoring their performance to ensure they are meeting contractual obligations.

- Implement and monitor procurement policies and procedures: The Senior Manager of Procurement will be responsible for implementing and monitoring procurement policies and procedures for the MICE and Marketing categories. This will involve ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards, and developing and implementing processes and procedures to optimise the procurement process.

- Provide guidance and support to team members: The Senior Manager of Procurement will be responsible for providing guidance and support to team members, and ensuring that procurement activities are aligned with the overall objectives of the company. This will involve mentoring and coaching team members, and providing performance feedback and support.

Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in procurement, supply chain management, or a related field: The Senior Manager of Procurement will be required to have a bachelor's degree in procurement, supply chain management, or a related field. This will provide the necessary foundational knowledge and skills to effectively manage procurement activities for the MICE and Marketing categories.

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