Procurement Associate Director
Job ID
79934
Posted
05-Aug-2022
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Full-time
Areas of Interest
Purchasing/Procurement
Location(s)
Singapore - Singapore

  • Accountable to create and execute the procurement strategy to meet / exceed Client MSA procurement deliverables
  • Meet / exceed EA APAC procurement goals and targets
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with leaders on the account and collaborate together for the benefit of the account
  • Support the AD with getting and / or retaining strong Kingsley results wherein it relates to Procurement deliverables
  • Escalation point geographically for account colleagues in relation to procurement matters
  • Collaborate with account team to drive standardization, leverage best practices, tools, technology, data, programs, and resources to deliver operational & customer service excellence
  • Promote strong suppliers and innovative solutions
  • Ownership of creating internal communication in Teams to increase knowledge and adoption of procurement solutions
  • Participate in account leadership meetings wherein required
  • Present at client QBR’s upon request
  • Promote procurement initiatives and solutions internally
  • Upskill on account procurement champions to incrementally keep driving us on our journey to World Class
  • Lead and / or participate in working groups on account / platform as we continue to transform on our journey to world class

Experience:

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Experience in managing client and supplier relationships
  • Demonstrated experience in providing subject matter consultation on projects to achieve favourable, long-term value creation
  • Deep understanding of Supply Chain in APAC
  • Lead / Managed / Developed a team to achieve shared outcomes

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Highly accountable
  • Ability to analyse and solve complex challenges / problems
  • Action oriented and results driven whilst maintaining positive and constructive professional relationships
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult, negotiate, influence, and liaise effectively with people at all levels of the organisation
  • Highly collaborative and able to drive cross functional outcomes
  • Instils trust, both with direct teams, across the organisation, and with customers and suppliers
  • Resilience, proactivity, and an ability to work at pace in an evolving and demanding environment
  • Strong change management and execution skills to ensure solutions are operationalised

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in business related discipline. Equivalent relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree