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Procurement Manager (Night Shift)

Makati City , Philippines

Ref#: 19026315

Date published: 8-Aug-2019

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Key Responsibilities
  • Superuser / Poweruser for CBRE’s eProcurement platform.
  • Close engagement with the Strategic Sourcing Managers and ensure full support is given to their e-RFx & e-Auction and/or contract management request.
  • Work with key stakeholders to develop and implement new service offerings within the e-RFx & e-Auction and/or contract management request process.
  • Develop service excellence and continuous process improvement principles and mindset within the team.
  • Ensure adequate controls across Strategic Sourcing teams so that these are fully understood by all operators and are properly evidenced
  • Support and promote global initiatives.
  • Maintain seamless interface with sourcing managers and division/country/regional leads.
  • Develop strong relationship with other regional teams to share best practices.
  • Work as part of a Supply Chain Productivity and Operations centralized team supporting regions in the planning and execution of e-RFx & e-Auction and/or contract management deliverables.
  • Adhering to strict Risk and Controls procedures and ensure compliance.
  • Ensure sourcing managers are equipped to maximize efficiencies through training and analysis.
  • Provide supplier and coverage for e-RFx & e-Auction and/or contract management from other regions when needed.
  • Provide standardize global metrics across regions/countries/categories.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to plan, organize, monitor workloads and priorities across multiple groups.
  • Ability to work without supervision in a busy and high-pressured environment.
  • Ability to collate and analyze complex and varying data in different formats.
  • Ability to identify and assess risk/issues and highlight these in a timely manner.
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues. 
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.
  • Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. 
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. 
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management in a professional and positive manner.
  • Perform sourcing services functions at a regional level or country specific outside of the Poland.
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite, including Excel, Word and PowerPoints critical to the function
  • Excel in organizational, analytical and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills with strong influencing and persuasive talents.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Takes initiative and has the ability to effectively organize, multi-task and prioritize a wide array of initiatives.
  • Has an aptitude for innovation.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English language.
  • Additional language skills would be an advantage.
  • Ensure work is completed and delivered accurately and within set SLAs.
  • Team player and leader.

Qualifications and Education:
  • willing to work on mid or night shift schedule (US hours)
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Computer Sciences or related field from four-year College and/or University. 
  • Minimum of three years of experience and/or training.
  • Certified procurement professional such as CPM or CIPS is a plus.
  • Skills / experience in eProcurement platform Zycus or Ariba is a plus.