Roles and Responsibilities :
Strategic Sourcing 30%
Implement procurement strategies in which enhance efficiency and deliver ongoing value to the business in all BU
Implement supply agreements and contracts to leverage spend.
Prepare thorough and accurate spend analysis to identify key areas for improvement.
Ensure the highest level of governance is achieved in all procurement processes.
Vendor management 15%
Implement vendor management strategy to monitor vendors’ performance to ensure cost effective and efficient supply
SRM for core suppliers
Ensure vendor review process is cross-functional and includes key business stakeholders to ensure vendor is delivering perceived value
Ensure regular discussion of opportunities for cost reduction and process improvement
Sourcing activities 30%
Perform sourcing of goods and services in line with AIA’s procurement process and SOD and ensure best value is achieved for all purchases
Conduct RFx, competitive bidding, price negotiation, contract signing and PO follow up on key projects.
Purchasing Metrics 10%
Ensure that all purchasing savings are tracked and reported in accordance with AIA procurement guideline
Engage key stakeholders and key users to make sure category strategy bring value and support to business.
Communicate with management and other staff who have a need to know. Ensure that when issues arise, both the issue and the resolution is communicated in a timely manner.
Communicate purchasing policies and procedures to the stakeholders and report exceptions to ensure compliance to procurement guideline.
Minimum Job Requirements :
Academic qualification : Bachelor degree or above. Previous strategic sourcing and category management experience in required.
Technical / skill training : Category knowledge with market insight. Familiar with SAP / Ariba.
Working experience : At least 6 years working experience in multi-national company including 5 years above working experience in in-
direct sourcing or relevant areas.
Knowledge for commodity strategy development & marketing insight.
Strong negotiation skills & data analysis skills.
Capability for demand management, sourcing and vendor management
Team player, excellent communication skills to engage stakeholders
Experience in IT category sourcing is strongly preferred, Experience on other category is a plus.