What you will do You will be responsible for field material spend for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan region. Responsibilities include supplier scouring, selection, supplier management, price & contract negotiations and working capital management.
You will develop and execute a category strategy that supports the company’s profitable growth plans. You will also be the primary owner of cost savings and working capital improvements. How you will do it
Drive year-over-year improvement in field material spend through supplier negotiation
Drive year-over-year improvement in working capital through supplier purchase order management.
Develop field material category strategy by category cluster, implement category strategy in sourcing decision of field projects
Supplier account management for selection of suppliers
Manage supplier performance and organize regular business reviews with suppliers of responsibility.
Ensure negotiation and maintenance of contracts and supply conditions
Keep insights to supply base market intelligence & dynamics, scouting new suppliers to support the business growth
Deploy a global preferred supplier strategy to improve supplier quality, delivery and cost.
What we look for Required
Bachelor Degree in procurement related subjects / quantity surveying / construction management / building services / engineering
Minimum 8 years sourcing / procurement / project management experience, with experience in fire services, building management system, ELV is an advantage
Excellent negotiation skills with ability to build a compelling case and convince others; familiar with contracting
Good interpersonal skills to enable and manage strategic relationships
Adaptable towards a rapidly changing environment
Good command of both spoken & written English and Chinese
Willing to travel
Exposure in working in multi-cultural and / or multifunctional development teams
Experience in international trade
Adaptable to an innovative but also cost-driven environment