Procurement Manager

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Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jan 2017
Closes
31 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role Summary:
To lead the strategic sourcing, contracting and procurement function in support of the Event Production team in the Asia Pacific.

Position Responsibilities´╝Ü        

  • Implement, manage and execute the strategic sourcing process in support of WME | IMG Event Production to include building a knowledge in the operation of sporting, concert, mass participation events and develop expertise in indirect sourcing categories;
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders at the senior and junior level to understand business requirements, strategy, challenges and opportunities;
  • Work closely with stakeholders to analyse spend data, identify  sourcing opportunities and lead cross-functional teams to develop and successfully complete RFP process;
  • Establish clearly defined sourcing processes and best practices;
  • Assist with supplier negotiations and partner with Legal, Tax, HR and the business owner in contracting process;
  • Evaluate existing contracts and vendors;
  • Assist business managers in vendor management and any conflict resolution and
  • Travel within the Asia Pacific (20%).

Abilities and Key Competencies

  • Strong problem solving skills, innovative;
  • Self-disciplined;
  • Strong people skills;
  • Strong oral/written communication skills;
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management internally and externally;
  • Can handle fast paced high-energy environment;
  • Flexible to take on any new challenge, assertive;
  • Project management & strong organizational skills;
  • Creative thinking skills;
  • Contract management and RFP (Request for Proposal) experience necessary;
  • Ability to concurrently manage and prioritize multiple projects;
  • Ability to adapt to various software and database programs;
  • Must possess strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Project and Power Point, Outlook & Calendar, Access and other related programs and
  • Strong business math and analytical skills.

Education & Experience

  • Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area;
  • Familiar with a variety of the strategic sourcing concepts, practices, and procedures;
  • Previous experience in the implementation and ongoing management of Procure-to-Pay process a plus and
  • Written and spoken English essential.  Written and spoken Chinese (Mandarin) desirable.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Should be comfortable working in a tropical climate outdoors for a reasonable period of time and
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays when required 

Background Requirements

  • Requires a background check upon offer and
  • Requires a drug check upon offer