Assistant Procurement Manager

Hong Kong


Full Time



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Our client has an opportunity for an Assistant Procurement Manager to join them on a permanent basis in Hong Kong. You will be leading, sourcing, supply management and procurement of the organisation.
The role involves management, administration, and supervision of IT software acquisition in accordance with established procurement rules.
Objectives of the positions include: optimize cost by seeking best value for money, lead evaluation and selection of suppliers, ensure excellent supplier performance, oversee contract negotiations, guarantee the highest level of ethics and compliance, ensure procurement policies and procedures meet internal and external compliance requirement around diversity, social responsibility & sustainability goals.
Role: Assistant Procurement Manager
Location: Hong Kong
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Discussed Upon Application


  • Category Strategy: Identifying and driving category opportunities in conjunction with stakeholder departments and the Procurement Manager through supplier assessment and benchmarking processes and conducting detailed analytical work for planning purposes
  • Spend Analysis: Tracking, analysing and forecasting of spend for key suppliers in the category, with a view to finding opportunities to optimize and improve expenditure, simplify related processes, and ensure consistency with local/remote offices
  • Market Research: Understanding the supplier market, existing solution offerings, future market trends, product alternatives, new business models, etc. Monitor the supply market that caters to our business needs
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Developing strong supplier relationships and ensuring the suppliers deliver as per their contractual obligations with a focus on long term supplier relationship management
  • Stakeholder Management: effectively develop and maintain strong working-level relationships with BU stakeholders to promote category strategies and ensure overall alignment between the business and the procurement objectives
  • Leading end-to-end sourcing projects, from market research, prepare & manage RFx process using Ariba e-sourcing platform, financial analysis, contract & commercial negotiation and team evaluation to contracting
  • Provide advice to cross-functional teams to implement category strategies and ensure that existing strategies are consistently improved and implemented.
  • Using SAP system for spends monitoring, ensuring best practice cost control mechanisms are in place.
  • Assisting and supporting the category manager in carrying out any other relevant duties which may be required


  • University graduate in related discipline.
  • 3 years’ relevant experience.
  • Procurement and Category Management experience is essential.
  • Ability to adapt and learn rapidly to be able to talk the language of the stakeholders.
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements and basic contract law.
  • Strong commercial acumen and understanding of basic accounting principles.
  • Ability to inspire, and build trust and respect among the APD community.
  • Excellent people skills; including the ability to negotiate and influence internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to define and implement strategies.
  • Approachable and decisive.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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