Sourcing Manager

Intermediate (3-6 years)


Technical Skills

  • Budgets
  • Compliance
  • e-commerce
  • Futures
  • Procurement
  • Relationship Management
  • Risk Management
  • Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Team Management
  • Translation

Job Description

Sourcing Manager

Role Description: Sourcing Manager Hong Kong:

Typical Activities:

Typical Scope & Complexities / Key Facts:

  • Addressable scope –

    • Spend 10M EUR +

  • Focus – DHDPL Procurement categories Production Equipment and Ground Fleet within Hong Kong

  • Key Business Partners: -

    • DHL Express

    • DHL Global Forwarding

    • DHL Supply Chain

    • DHL eCommerce

    • DHL Aviation

  • Team Size etc.

    • 0 Direct reports

      Serving as Procurement Professionals:

  • Develop, maintain and share thorough knowledge of local Hong Kong:
    - markets / category trends
    - suppliers / regional players

  • Develop local and contribute to regional and global category sourcing strategies and initiatives

  • Prepare & lead strategic supplier negotiation with local suppliers

  • Prepare, conduct and lead tenders (incl. E-sourcing)

  • Ensure effective implementation of DPDHL Procurement contracts

  • Ensure (sourcing, purchasing, company) policy adherence of regional / local Business Partners

  • Conduct local & regional supplier management and identify new best in class regional suppliers

  • Manage local budgets and contribute to regional targets

    Acting as Influential Partners:

  • Establish close relationships with regional/country BPs to ensure actual / future knowledge of demand and service quality; build and maintain solid understanding of respective business needs

  • Ensure strong working relationship & cooperation with (in addition to Business Partners):

    • region/country and corporate sourcing / category managers,

    • strategic suppliers,

    • external partnerships locally (other organizations)


      Relevant Qualification:

  • Relevant university degree and/orequivalent experience

  • Fluency in Cantonese and English

    Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in procurement general management

  • Proven experience in leading negotiations of mid/large volume, high impact and with different degrees of complexity

  • Leading diverse and remote teams

  • Experience with mid-sized project management

  • Category experience inFacility Management and Services

    Required Competencies & Skills:

    DPDHL Core Competencies:

  • Making Customers Successful - Business Partner relationship management; providing high quality service, Excellent business communication

  • Shaping Direction- Strategic Thinking; Translating research, analysis into strategic solutions or approaches

  • Driving High Performance – Clear/challenging objectives, regular progress review, delivering results, innovation & continuous improvement

  • Developing Others – Providing feedback, Sharing experience & knowledge, team leadership & development

  • Developing Self – Excellent interpersonal skills; Driving own career and development;Dynamic, self-motivated, self-driven style

    Additional Procurement Critical Skills:

  • Regulatory & Compliance

  • Strategy & Category Management

  • Supplier Management & Supplier Market Knowledge

  • Procurement Tactics - RFP / RFI Management, Alternative Procurement Leavers

  • Negotiations skills

  • Contract & Risk Management

Procurement Processes & Operations

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese