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Senior IT Procurement Manager

Senior IT Procurement Manager

Job Title: Senior IT Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Perm
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Reference: 1715
Contact Name: Mary Delfin
Job Published: August 11, 2020 16:19

Job Description

Our client is a large Technology Driven Blue-Chip Enterprise, who are currently expanding their Procurement function as well as driving a Procurement Transformation Program of work. They are seeking a Senior Procurement Manager Procurement to focus on Technology and a background in IT Procurement is essential.

 

The needs of the role are heavily driven around a significant portfolio of complex technology programs (datacentres build, software builds, 3rd party enterprise systems implementations, etc).

 

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Support transformational activities to build procurement organizational capabilities and improve procurement efficiency
  • Work with senior leaders especially in Technology to help determine the strategic direction of the Procurement function
  • Assess Procurement needs across a variety of diverse technology programs that are multi year and have large multi-million USD budgets attached
  • Assess commercial frameworks around large complex programs including technology vendors supplying services as well as physical hardware purchases
  • Formulate and drive the implementation of high-performing strategic procurement and category management that delivers optimum value for the company
  • Proactively engage with key stakeholders and conduct business review meetings to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities
  • Provide consistent performance management by giving regular feedback, conducting formal interviews, and identifying and addressing transformation-focused training and development needs
  • Maintaining a strategic approach to managing and delivering transformation activities
  • Identify areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results
  • Review current processes for procurement and make recommendations where appropriate

 

Required Skills:

  • University degree holder in Information Technology, or related disciplines
  • At least 15 years of related experience, especially in the Information and Communication Technology sector
  • Strong knowledge of strategic sourcing and procurement tools and techniques
  • Strong understanding of physical hardware, software licensing and technology vendors
  • Proven third party vendor management experience and implementation commercial agreements
  • Worked with CIOs and key technology leaders
  • Dealt with enterprise sized procurement budgets within technology
  • Able to establish, influence and maintain collaborative partnerships and engage in effective negotiations with a broad range of parties.
  • Strong communication skills with good business acumen
  • Ability to lead change programme
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English

 

If interested with this role, please send your cv to mary@mainstayasia.com with Senior IT Procurement Manager in the subject heading.