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Head of Procurement, China

Shenzhen , China

Ref#: 19017561

Date published: 13-May-2019

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Responsibilities:
  • Prepare annual procurement plans to meet business and account strategies
  • Develop purchasing strategies, in close consultation with operational teams to reduce expenses, tailor scopes of requirements and support tendering of services including preparing bid documents
  • Assist site manager to negotiate costs/fees, contract conditions and SLAs  
  • Implementing best practice for both contracting and sourcing strategies and programs to increase operational efficiency and profitability
  • Manage supplier/contractor certification process including the review of requisite experience, legal and organisational structure, financial viability, geographic coverage, insurance requirements and other capabilities
  • Assist with the maintenance of a contracts database, and establish requirements for ensuring the integrity of the centralised sourcing database system
  • Manage the process of contract terminations, expirations, extensions and renewals
  • Manage the supplier performance management and development program
  • Standardise contract forms for PM services contracts
  • Assist operational teams to ensure KPIs are regularly reviewed and performance standards are met
  • Develop and manage relationships with suppliers and contractors and assist in contract negotiations
  • Support and participate in the tendering process and presentations
  • Contribute in the further development and input of CBRE benchmark database
  • Anticipate and leverage our APAC matrix organisation to ensure consistency in approach across the region
Requirement:
  • At least a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Management or a related area, with a Master's degree preferred
  • At least 6-8 years of related working experience 
  • Outsourcing and Vendor Management skill
  • Practical knowledge in property management, operations and maintenance, engineering and risk management preferred