Lead the IT sourcing for all categories in Asia Pacific.
Be part of a regional technology sourcing team and provide support for other countries or regional requirement when requested. To work closely with the
Technology and Project Managers and ensuring that requirements adhere to company strategy and implemented locally.
Drive global sourcing strategies for the specifically assigned portfolio via demand side management (working with key stakeholders) and supply side management (working with sourcing teams and/or external vendors directly).
Define, implement and support commodity strategies and sourcing plans for your assigned category requirement globally, whilst ensuring appropriate alignment to regional commodity and category strategies.
Lead the sourcing process for assigned categories, including RFQ processes and deliver overall commercial and contractual benefits.
Be responsible for processing purchasing approvals, purchase orders, and category reporting requirements.
Foster effective collaboration and ensure strong communication lines with key stakeholders and colleagues in and across the regions.
Ensure representation of regional/local interests and market conditions to global sourcing commodities
Strategically manage the commercial relationship with key vendors for business-critical projects & outsources services.
Any other task assigned by Management as and when needed.
Competencies in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or similar is highly desirable.
2-3 years of experience in IT Purchasing/Procurement
Competence in Microsoft Office applications desirable.
Experience in Application Projects or Infrastructure/Technical Support
Previous experience with Procurement is highly desirable.
Experience in SAP Concur, Heat, or other CRM/accounting applications.
Fluency with English in both written and verbal communication is vital.
Good analytical thinking with problem solving skills and business acumen.
Experience with software licensing is highly desirable.