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Regional Procurement Director, APAC

Singapore , Singapore

Ref#: 19011368

Date published: 29-Mar-2019

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Regional Director, APAC SCM Leader (Singapore based) – Project Management (PJM).  This person will work to develop and lead the sourcing strategy for the APAC region.  The successful candidate will also work closely with Global Vice President of Strategic Sourcing to ensure that PJM’s strategic supplier partnership program, FUSION, is designed for accelerated category expansion in 2019, and alignment with overall global supply chain strategy.  The successful candidate will also work closely with Project Management (PJM) internal/external CBRE stakeholders to link their efforts to the implementation of the CBRE enterprise supply chain transformation.  


  • Building strong relationships with various business line leaders (Advisory, GWS, Property Management, and etc.), and ancillary internal/external CBRE stakeholders
  • Developing category/program strategy in support of CapEx good/service needs, and staying abreast of supply market dynamics within region
  • Staying relevant with current trends and best practices in sourcing/supply chain
  • Communicate, and build cross-functional supply chain strategy within project management
  • Manage and coach category managers, and other team members, and mentoring
  • Prioritize competing needs, and dealing with ambiguity
  • Ensure that all procured goods/services meet supplier quality standards and specifications established at the lowest cost, but represent a best-value outcome 
  • Develop and track supplier performance program (SQE, KPI's, Metrics, QBR's, etc.)
  • Work closely with preferred FUSION supplier-partners focused on the best client outcomes and CRM/SRM methodologies
  • This position is needed to help evolve and transform project management’s FUSION supply chain, and to ensure that our program is in alignment with the overall CBRE supply chain sourcing strategy from an enterprise perspective 
  • Travel:  20% or less

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Be a self-starter
  • Team player
  • Be an effective presenter, and influencer
  • Collaborative, and engaging
  • Strategic vs. tactical
  • Thorough understanding of lifecycle costing, and total cost of ownership
  • Expert in change management, and influence
  • Passionate about transformation, and having a “whatever it takes” mentality
  • Optimize sourcing strategies by fostering positive supplier relationships
  • Lead RFI/RFQ/RFP processes, negotiate cost savings, and secure mutually beneficial sourcing contracts
  • Communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders regarding the assigned category
  • Candidate must possess strong communication and analytical skills
  • Broad experience of indirect CapEx-focused sourcing categories (General Contractors, A/E Firms,     Flooring, Roofing, Electrical, Fixtures, Furniture, and etc.)
  • Experience in having worked in the APAC region