The (Senior) Procurement Buyer is responsible for project spend for Hong Kong and Macau region. Responsibilities include supplier scouting, selection, supplier management, price & contract negotiations, drive product optimization and working capital management. The Procurement Buyers will support procurement manager to develop and execute a category strategy that supports the company’s profitable growth plans. They will be the primary owner of cost savings and working capital improvements.
How you will do it
Drive year-over-year improvement in installation works spend through supplier negotiation.
Drive year-over-year improvement in working capital through supplier payment term management.
Develop installation works category strategy by category cluster, implement category strategy in sourcing decision of installation projects.
Supplier account management for selection of suppliers. Develop strategies to effectively manage and optimize the supply base.
Manage supplier performance and organize regular business reviews with suppliers of responsibility.
Negotiation and maintenance of contracts and supply conditions.
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
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Project Management, Quantity Surveying or related Business Degree
3 to 5 years sourcing/procurement experience, with experiences in installation for Fire, HVAC, Security and Controls, ELV, etc. are advantage, lesser experience also be considered if candidate can show strong capability
Experience on China Fire project is an added advantage
Excellent negotiation skills, being able 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
Experience in working in multi-cultural teams
Preferably experience in an innovative but also cost-driven environment
Experience in international trade
Good command in written, spoken in both English and Chinese
Strong PC computer skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
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