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Pooling - Category Sourcing Manager

Makati , Philippines

Ref#: 9677249571

Date published: 13-Nov-2020

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Key Skills:

  • Excellent Stakeholder and Collaboration management skills preferably in an outsourcing environment
  • Strong negotiation and persuasive skills
  • Ability to think out of the box and build bridges
  • Execution focus with a commitment to quality, continuous improvement, and customer service.

  • 4 years’ work experience in a category focused sourcing organisation
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English
  • Experience in managing and training small teams in different locations
  • Experience in working with teams globally and cross-culturally
  • Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies
  • Identify opportunities across the supply portfolio (13 countries)
  • Responsible for designing and implementing sourcing strategies and procurement plans to support account, corporate and client strategies and objectives.
  • Develops, plans, organizes and implements national/regional contracting and procurement strategies and programs to increase operational efficiency and profitability.
  • Manage end to end sourcing process for strategic initiatives
  • Designs and manages the end to end sourcing processes to support program goals and requirements.
  • Works with internal and client stakeholders in establishing, managing, creating RFPs and analysing spend.
  • Drafts, reviews, negotiates contract documents for Strategic initiatives; including any extensions and amendments required.
  • Support tactical initiatives
  • Be a consultant to the local teams on tactical initiatives
  • Develop training programs and assists in training employees in company-wide and account specific procurement procedures.
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Build close alignment with the client, suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Bring the client and internal stakeholders on the journey of sourcing initiatives
  • Support FM teams with supplier escalation issues (contract or service related)
  • Identify and implement strategic supply partners to create value add
  • Ensure robust performance management of Strategic Partners
  • Develops and manages relationships with regional suppliers and assist in contract negotiations
  • Governance & Compliance
  • Adhere to compliance policies and procedures for CBRE and client
  • Leverage all resources available (technology platform, client compliance, etc.)
  • Identify risks and apply risk minimizing techniques