Back to job search

Non-IT Procurement Director

  • Location:

    Singapore

  • Sector:

    Technology, Life Insurance, Operational

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    David Bradbeer

  • Contact email:

    David.Bradbeer@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-052022-169402_1655222355

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-14

Our client is a leading MNC within the Insurance Industry with regional headquarters based in Hong Kong. We are looking for a Director/Senior Manager for Non-IT procurement categories, including CRES, Travel, Events and Corporate services, covering 10+ markets across APAC.

We are open to industry but regional experience within MNC's would be ideal, ideally within FS and Insurance.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Support to build the sourcing and procurement organization including but not limited to target operating model, policy, procedures and system implementation, coaching to Business Units stakeholders
  • Review and update procurement policy and other procedures related to sourcing.
  • Develop process/guidelines to support implementation of the policies and charter of sourcing team.
  • Communication and training to BU stakeholders on procurement end to end procedures
  • Participate the implementation of sourcing system tools (e.g. Ivalua)
  • Produce management information and analytics for Sourcing
  • Drive standardization in data and reports
  • Develop long-term and annual category plan that sets short, medium and long term goals and objectives of the assigned category.
  • Responsible for sourcing execution including but not limited to internal requirement analysis, supply market analysis, sourcing strategy development, competitive bidding process, negotiation and contract review.
  • Commits to and delivers an annual savings target for managed spend, savings to be tracked in accordance with the benefits tracking guidelines
  • Provide sourcing direction and guidance to stakeholders and in-country procurement teams for the responsible categories/project/request.

Requirements:

  • Over 10 years of experience in managing end-to-end sourcing and high spend strategic negotiations of Indirect categories, at strategic level in large multinational corporation, financial service industry experiences is more preferred
  • Experiences on leading a regional team and collaborating with local country teams
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills. Ability to present and influence with top level internal and external parties.
  • Strong cost and risk management

The world of contracting: Where stability meets flexibility | Wednesday 20 Oct | 1pm

Thinking of handing in your notice?

Download our Counteroffer Guide for advice on how to navigate counteroffers why they're made, reasons to accept or decline, and what you should consider before making your decision.