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Sourcing Specialist - Facilities Management

Our client is a market leading advisory firm within the Financial services industry. Based in Hong Kong, we are looking for a sourcing executive to drive procurement activities across their corporate services, Facilities management and Logistics/Travel categories. This is a regional role with great exposure.

Providing effective sourcing services from Hong Kong for both local domestic clients' needs as well as for other country locations as required,.

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 Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong 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.

  • 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.
  • Adhere to defined sourcing policies and processes.
  • Ensure a high-level of ethics in supplier and / or client engagements.
  • Provide sourcing subject matter expertise, solutions and be involved to support client engagements and / or pitches.
  • A minimum of 7 years' experience and demonstrable success in strategic sourcing ideally gained in an international and/or complex 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 independently as well as being a team-player as part of a cross functional team.
  • Strong sourcing experience in the following:
    • Facility Management, Corporate Services, Real Estate and Logistics
    • Marketing (Branding, Sponsorship, Corporate Communications) - will be advantageous
    • Travel (Airlines, Hotels, Serviced Apartments, Travel Management Companies) - will be advantageous

Highly competent in negotiations and contract knowledge with a strong ability to converse would be advantageous

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