Job ref no.: CLPH-CBU-AMO-P
CLP Holdings Limited

Senior Manager-Procurement (China)

CLP Holdings Limited

To support CLP Group Procurement Strategy, a new position is established to lead China Business Unit’s procurement function and deliver value to the China Business Unit through effective procurement management across all direct and indirect categories of spend.

Applications are invited for the above vacancy in the China Business in CLP Holdings Limited. Based in Hong Kong and reporting to the Chief Operating Officer – China, the successful candidate is required to:

The Position Profile

  • Lead the China Business Unit's Procurement function to become a recognized strategic, trusted and value-adding partner to the Business across the end-to-end procurement lifecycle
  • Lead the implementation and adoption of GPS and leading practices within China Business Unit.  Ensure the function consistently delivers "procurement practice excellence", tangible benefits and enhanced quality of service across Business Groups and stakeholders whilst ensuring high ethical standards and compliance with all policies and procedures
  • Oversee the development and delivery of the China Procurement Strategy to fully leverage China Business Unit and CLP Group's combined buying power, whilst meeting business requirements in terms of quality of products and services, assurance of supply, safety, health and the environment, operational compliance, risk management and competitive total cost of ownership
  • Provide functional leadership and oversight across all key processes of the procurement lifecycle, which includes: category management, demand management, sourcing and supplier evaluation, commercial and contract negotiations, risk management, and supplier performance and relationship management (SRM)
  • Proactively advise and support the China Business Unit Senior Management team and relevant governance bodies on procurement related matters, lead China Business Unit stakeholder engagement with critical supplier and leverage support from CLP Group Procurement as required
  • Oversee the procurement function’s delivery performance and implement corrective actions as necessary, provide periodical functional reporting to Senior Executives on key indicators and metrics in accordance with China Business Unit and CLP Group reporting requirements
  • Be an active member of the CLP Group's Procurement Leadership Team (PLT), working closely with the CLP Group Director – Procurement and contributing thought-leadership to the function’s development across the group
  • Foster continuous improvement across the function, constructively challenge “status quo" and drive teams to innovate through new value-enabling processes and practices


  • University degree in Business, Procurement and Supply Chain, Engineering or other relevant discipline with Post-Graduate degree preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of robust experience and senior management roles in Procurement in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland
  • Prior exposure to Utilities, Energy or other CAPEX-intensive industries a distinct advantage
  • Strong leadership skills, analytical, decision-making and management abilities
  • Good commercial acumen with experience in contracts negotiation and management
  • Strong initiative to adapt to a changing business environment
  • Strong communication and coordination ability and ability to work under high stress conditions
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal and written skills
  • Innovative and adaptive to changing situations
  • Ability of developing self and cultivating subordinates
  • Computer skills in MS word, excel, powerpoint, etc.
  • Good command of English and Mandarin
  • Willing and be flexible to travel frequently as and when required.

Please apply by sending email to [our mailbox through CTgoodjobs Apply Now ] giving a detailed C.V., including academic qualification, career history, current and expected salary, major achievements and personal attributes on or before 16 November 2018.

Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks from the closing date may assume their applications unsuccessful.

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Job ref no. CLPH-CBU-AMO-P (CT3118405-01#0008)
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Job Function
  • 10 years
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  • Middle management level
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