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Title:  Sourcing Corporate Services - Senior Consultant

Location: 

Singapore, SG

Date:  Oct 13, 2021

 

Chain IQ is an independent, global service company providing strategic, tactical and operational procurement for its clients. Chain IQ operates from its main centers – Zurich (headquarters), New York, London, Singapore, Mumbai and Bucharest – and is currently servicing more than 20 countries (including Germany, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia).

Chain IQ is growing! In order to provide our clients continuously with an excellent service, we want to further strengthen our team in Singapore and are therefore looking for you!

 

Purpose:

Staff to provide effective sourcing services from Singapore for both local domestic client needs as well as for other APAC country locations.

Tasks and Responsibilities:                    

Key Scope:

  1. Relationship Management
  • Proactively foster effective collaboration and ensure strong communication with key client stakeholders and colleagues in and across the region(s) to deliver defined business goals.
  • Develop key client stakeholder matrix per category/location, maintaining regular engagement and driving high levels of client engagement and satisfaction.
  • Ensure appropriate supplier relationship management for assigned suppliers.
  • Act as key contact person for Singapore locations on allocated categories and sourcing initiatives.

 

  1. Sourcing Planning
  • Perform spend and contract analysis to identify sourcing and cost reduction opportunities.
  • Working with clients and colleagues, define and implement commodity strategies and sourcing area plans for Singapore locations, whilst ensuring appropriate alignment to global and regional strategies.
  • Ensure representation of regional/local interests and requirement of APAC clients to Global sourcing categories.

 

  1. Management of Sourcing Initiatives
  • Lead and execute sourcing projects from end-to-end in line with agreed timelines and service quality.
  • Deliver allocated savings target as assigned to categories and locations though the effective management of sourcing initiatives, with proper tracking and reporting of savings achievements.
  • In collaboration with procurement operations, drive adoption of procure-to-pay “P2P” through sourcing initiatives and ongoing contract management.
  • Adhere to defined sourcing policies and processes.
  • Ensure a high-level of ethics in supplier and / or client engagements.

 

  1. Sourcing Support
  • Provide sourcing subject matter expertise and be involved to support client engagements and / or pitches.
  • Provide sourcing planning and execution of projects across a dynamic, multi-client environment.

 

Requirements:

Qualification:

  • University degree (ideally in Economics/Business, Supply Management and/or Legal) or industry experience equivalent.
  • Sourcing/Procurement professional certification advantageous.
  • Strong oral and written English and Simplified Chinese.

 

Experience:

  • A minimum of 8+ years’ experience and demonstrable success in strategic sourcing ideally gained in an international environment.  Excellent communication (written, verbal) and interpersonal skills to positively influence people to make the appropriate decisions for the client(s) and resolve conflicts effectively.
  • Ability to work as part of a cross functional team.
  • Highly competent in negotiations and contract knowledge with a strong ability to converse, negotiate with suppliers / clients and review contracts in English.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Experienced in conducting tenders (request for information/proposal/quotation).
  • Experienced in Ariba or equivalent sourcing platform
  • Commodity sourcing experience in one or more of the following categories is highly advantageous 

- Professional Services (Legal, Audit, Management Consulting)*

- Human Resources (Recruitment, Benefits, Payroll, Training)*

- IT (Hardware, Software, Telecommunication, Data Centre)*
- Facility Management, Corporate Services, Real Estate*
- Marketing (Branding, Sponsorship, Corporate Communications)
- Outsourcing & Offshoring (ITO, BPO, KPO)
- Travel (Airlines, Hotels, Serviced Apartments, Travel Management Companies)*
- Banking services (Market Data Services, Exchanges)

* preferred

 

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