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Indirect Sourcing & Category Management Procurement Buyer

Job title: Indirect Sourcing & Category Management Procurement Buyer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Sector:
Salary: RM Negotiable per month
Contact name: Andre Chiang
Contact email: andre.chiang@ellwoodconsulting.com.my
Published: about 1 month ago

Job description

​Your responsibilities

  • Responsible for carrying out Indirect Sourcing activities in Malaysia.

  • Manages the entire procurement process, from sourcing to contract management.

  • Ensures adherence to legal clauses and contractual obligations for Accenture and suppliers.

Main Activities/Tasks:

  • Develops Sourcing Strategies/RFQs.

  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders and suppliers to determine product/service specifications.

  • Conducts market research and benchmarking for our company requirements.

  • Tracks monthly savings and benefits from sourced agreements.

  • Actively participates in the development of procurement policies, processes, and tools.

  • Leads and negotiates high-value and complex strategic sourcing initiatives.

  • Cross-category experience in Facilities & Services, Travel, IT&T, and Professional Services.

You will have

  • More than 5 years of indirect procurement and contract management experience.

  • Strong administrative, analytical, and communication skills.

  • Proactive, customer-focused, and deadline-oriented.

  • Confident with influencing skills and ability to prioritize work effectively.

  • Ability to manage relationships effectively at all levels within customer and supplier organizations.

  • Experience in fast-paced, results-driven team environments.

  • Strong contract negotiator with knowledge of local commercial law.

  • Experience with e-procurement technology (e.g., Ariba, Radix, BuyNow) is ideal.

  • In-depth knowledge of the local supplier base.

  • Moderate to higher competency in Microsoft Office IT packages.

  • Business-related graduate degree.

  • Bilingual and fluent in English.

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