Procurement Assistant Manager  

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Job Description

1) Managing the end-to-end RFx process for the identified category of purchases to deliver increased value for the organization in terms of price, service levels, resource allocation and time management.
2) Managing various procurement activities/projects up to agreed deadlines and budgets to ensure related projects are implemented effectively to meet customer and business expectations.
3) Sourcing and engaging reliable vendors. Managing the working relationships with major suppliers to ensure continuous improvement in the delivery of goods/services that meet business needs
4) Identify and drive cost improvement initiatives to optimize the cost of the identified category of purchase (mainly on sales & marketing categories such as Media Buy/Creative/Social Media Agencies/Advertising etc
5) Ensure effective negotiations and contracting of the identified category of purchase in the best interest of the company.
6)Continuously improve the purchasing processes, policies and procedures for identified area of responsibility to meet both internal and external customer needs.
7) Provide market information and other identified requirements for reporting and analysis to aid business decision-making.

Job Requirements

1) Must have at least 5-7 years of experience in Procurement or strategic sourcing.
2) Category Management skills on Sales & Marketing scope especially Media Buy/Creative/Social Media Agencies/Advertising etc related experience is an added advantage
3) Excellent commercial and contract negotiations skills. Proficient in English (oral & written).
4) Possess strong analytical & problem-solving skills as well as multi-tasking ability
5) Adaptability to changes in fast paced working environment, passionate and energetic
6) Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
7) Knowledge in SAP/Ariba system is an added advantage