Job ref no.: CT3116068-01#0012
Hang Seng Bank Limited

Senior Manager, Purchasing and Vendor Management

Hang Seng Bank Limited


Hang Seng strives to provide world class standard services to our customers and exercise proactive risk management.

Risk and Administration is dedicated to manage operational risk, internal control, quality and sustainability across Operations, Services and Technology. We also play a key role in driving robust service culture by managing customer feedback and incidents to ensure service delivery excellence, as well as providing consistent and strong operational support to our business partners on procurement management, financial planning and knowledge management.

Should you join our Risk and Administration function, you will contribute in driving continuous quality improvement to increase business partner and customer satisfaction. You will have opportunity to take part in formulating internal control strategy and fostering an effective risk and control environment. You will work closely with various departments to understand their operational and procurement needs, so as to structure comprehensive solutions to aid them to operate efficiently and excellently.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our department as Senior Manager, Purchasing and Vendor Management.


Principal responsibilities

  • Lead a team of buyers to manage purchasing services and supplier risk management for the bank in general
  • Monitor the purchasing activities of various IT and non IT categories for the Bank including tendering, vendor evaluation, commercial negotiation, and contracting and vendor performance management.
  • Ongoing review on the purchasing process for the best in class operation efficiency.
  • Ensure the purchasing activities in alignment with the Bank’s standards as well as the purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance to Business/user departments and other stakeholders to ensure requirements of purchasing and supplier risk management are fully understood and monitor compliance with the policies, in dealing with vendors for invoice settlement.
  • Build effective and trusted relationships with business units and suppliers as well as to ensure proper risk control and obligation for all purchases by the Bank.
  • Support in generating regular management report to senior management.
  • Accountable for successful delivery of all the Procurement project and ensuring benefits realisation.
  • Formulate and monitor project plans and strategic initiatives



  • University degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration or a related discipline.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in purchasing in sizeable corporations of which minimum 2 years at managerial level.
  • Solid experience and hands-on knowledge in project management, tendering process and contract drafting ( preferably in banking industry)
  • Good understanding of project work plan and appreciation of the need to meet project deadlines.
  • Self-initiative, innovative, customer-centric and with good analytical, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A good team player to lead and build a strong team.
  • Strong attentiveness to detail, with ability to work independently for multi masks and under pressure with strong self-motivation.
  • Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service processes
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Mandarin.

(Candidates with less experience will be considered for the position of  Manager, Purchasing & Vendor Management)


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Job ref no. CT3116068-01#0012
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 8 years - 20 years or above
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • Degree