About You

As Assistant Manager, Procurement – you work closely with the Head of Procurement to assist in developing procurement plans, strategic negotiations and expansion of vendors/service providers database. You will also work with the team to provide end-to-end P2P process support, including liaison with internal and external stakeholders, understanding purchase requests and provides available or alternative solutions when needed, that best suit the business needs while ensuring cost competitiveness.

Your Day-to-Day

  • Works closely with the Head of Procurement to gather and analyze market information on current and upcoming economy trends that will impact expenses and cost to the company.
  • Manage risk and improve procurement activities and performance by ensuring all processes are in compliance with Procurement Policy and other company’s policies.
  • Responsible for coordinating with Business Units on purchase requests on daily basis for high value purchase/projects.
  • Prepares and oversees RFQ/RFP process within the team to ensure transparency and due diligence are in place.
  • Coordinating the process for contract managements between service providers/vendors, legal and finance team, and Business Units for high value contracts/agreements.
  • Able to generate and justify cost-benefit analysis with internal stakeholders.
  • Manages negotiations with service providers/vendors on daily basis to ensure services/items provided meet requirements, up to expectations and cost effective.
  • Manages day-to-day placement of Purchase Orders, consolidation of Delivery Order/Service Note and invoices.
  • Conducts sourcing actively to assure optimization in cost.
  • Oversees new service providers/vendors registration across all Business Units.
  • Monitor and tracking on purchases/expenses reports on a periodically basis, but not limited to cost analyses and suppliers’ performance.
  • Assist and support in all areas for Procurement team whenever required.

Your Know-How

  • A tertiary qualification or equivalent.
  • At least 3-8 year(s) of working experience in the procurement field.
  • Good command in English & B. Malaysia, knowledge in other languages will be an advantage.
  • Proven ability to work within fast-paced and dynamic work environments.
  • Resourceful and able to identify the current and upcoming market analysis in goods/services supplies.
  • Required Skill(s): PowerPoint, Word, Intermediate Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skill, strong negotiation and analytical skill.
  • Proactive, able to articulate well and strong understanding of procurement processes.