AXA

Assistant Manager, Regional Procurement - AXA Asia

AXA
Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Bachelor
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Assistant Manager, Regional Procurement - AXA Asia

Location: Backup

Purpose of the Role

  • Lead and support key activities within the AXA Asia Regional Office (AARO) Regional Procurement team and AXA Asia Procurement community with commodity scope focus on Regional Premises & Real Estate, Hotels & Travel, Sales & Marketing as well as Communication Services
  • Effective strategy development and execution for assigned commodities, favorably impacting Total Cost of Ownership and value delivery to the business.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage & implement the procurement strategy based on Category Management Process (GPS) & according to appropriate RACI defined with the team
  • Negotiate and implement contracts for local categories and ensure their compliance
  • Monitor local suppliers, assess and improve their performance including on Corporate Responsibility
  • Engage effectively with key business stakeholders to build partnership
  • Lead the development and ongoing execution of reporting and analysis for AXA Asia Regional Procurement
  • Build market analysis and implement local cost optimization action 
  • Run RFx , contribute to RFx repository and tools
  • Organized detailed budget approach with Finance and budget owner to budget definition, optimization and compliance
  • Contribute to Savings & procurement KPIs for local categories  
  • Provide support and assistance to the Regional Procurement Manager in improving engagement with, and support of, country procurement throughout the region

Qualifications

Requirements

 

Qualification

  • University graduate, preferably in Business, Finance

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 4-5 years of solid sourcing and contract management experience, preferably involving in IT commodities, a multi-national company and/or in regional role
  • Market knowledge of key commodity category products and associated contracts
  • Sound communication, influencing and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (Fluent English is a must. Cantonese is a plus.)
  • Basic understanding of legal requirements for tendering and contract management
  • Knowledge of tools of procurement (e-procurement)
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to succeed in a constantly changing environment
  • Relevant indirect procurement and Financial Services Industry experience advantageous
  • Competency in use of PC spreadsheet (MS Excel), database (MS Access) and presentation (MS PowerPoint) applications

Technical Skills

  • BASIC
  • Budgets
  • Commodities
  • Compliance
  • Contract Management
  • Costing
  • GPS
  • Marketing
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Negotiation
  • Procurement
  • Sales
  • Sourcing
  • Tendering