• Regional Category Manager Jobs in Hong Kong - 25180002

  • Standard Chartered Bank Ltd
  • Hong Kong

Job Description:

About Standard Chartered

We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit Its about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good

Were committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base

Job Purpose

The Projects Regional Category Manager (RCM) is responsible to develop, implement and manage end to end procurement cycle primarily for the Property Projects category The RCM will also be responsible for leading and/or managing regional procurement initiatives related to the property function The roles requirements are

Act as the Single Point of Contact with the Regional Heads of Property
Oversight on commercials for the region for specific on-going regional / global contracts
Proactively manage the Property Projects spend at a regional level, balancing stakeholder requirement with commercial effectiveness
Work closely with Supply Chain Management country category managers to align with stakeholder priorities
Oversee the overall project procurement process to ensure timely delivery of agreed packages
Implements the Property category management strategy at a regional level
Manages supplier risk to establish the optimal supply chain that allows the bank to provide timely and uninterrupted services to its stakeholders
Drives the overall global SCM cost reduction target for the Property Category
Monitors the market and vendor base for emerging services and trends to assess potential solutions / opportunities

The Role Responsibilities


Works with the Property team to agree on the overall procurement plan for projects / sourcing initiatives within the region
Implements the category strategy within region in coordination with the country SCM teams


Leads and executes procurement initiatives such as procurement for major projects, built to suit requirements within region, regional deals for Energy Management, Security, etc
Oversees project procurement undertaken at a country level to ensure delivery of timely and cost-efficient solutions
Implements regular regional pipeline reviews to ensure all stakeholder requests are being owned by a member of the SCM team
Works on establishing regional and local Preferred Supplier lists along with in-country SCM resources to reduce and consolidate the supplier base across the region
Consolidates in-year project spend across markets and where appropriate to leverage on buying power

Stakeholder Management

Works closely with stakeholders to ensure that SCM is engaged upfront and in a timely manner
Work closely with regional governance head to ensure audit-readiness at all time ie all policies and processes are complied with

Business (commercials)

Meets or exceeds global category saves targets

Risk Management

Leads effective governance and controls for supplier risk management across the bank, manage the vendor and contract management framework in the region
Supports the business functional vendor management teams in day 2 supplier matters

Key Stakeholders (Internal)

Key stakeholder interactions are Property Regional Head of Property, Regional Heads of Workplace, Regional Portfolio Managers, Project Management Office (GCNA) and in-country Project teams
SCM regional teams Regional Heads of SCM, Regional Leads of Governance, country Category Managers
Cross functional teams Legal, Compliance, Tax and Finance

Key Stakeholders (External)

Supply Partners

Our Ideal Candidate

Experience in procurement with particular emphasis on the Property function ie experience in procuring contracts related to Consultants, General contractors, furniture & fixtures, M&E equipment, etc
Experience in construction industry contractual negotiations
Technical category knowledge and advanced understanding of the market
Good commercial acumen, analytical and reporting skills
Ability to be a creative strategic thinker and execute against approved category strategies
Effective influencing and negotiation skills
Good relationship management and project management skills with the ability to influence stakeholders
Formal understanding and application of sourcing methodology Experience in working on Arbia systems will be an added advantage
Academic or Professional Education/Qualifications; Educated at undergraduate level
Professional Memberships; CIPs or similar
Languages; English

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Banking
Functional Area : Materials/Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt/Procurement
Role : Purchasing/Sourcing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th May 2020

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