Analyst Supply Category Management

Job Title: Analyst Supply Category Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM Attractive
Contact Name: Ivan Chow
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Job Published: June 25, 2019 09:28

Job Description

About our client

Our client is a multinational mining company with its Shared Service center based in KL. It is currently comprised of more than 200 employees in Malaysia.


About the role

To provide support activities to the team and execute processes meeting operational needs in a timely and effective manner adhering to defined policies and procedures.


Your responsibilities

  • An overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development. 

  • Work collaboratively with Supply and other colleagues to optimise and deliver sustainable sourcing outcomes. 

  • Supporting the development of Category Strategies, ensuring local context is met and providing input on current contract performance. 

  • Varying contracts as required including updating or expanding scopes of services and schedules of materials. 

  • Lead or support direct tendering, negotiation & implementation of local sourcing requirements for low risk/value contracts.

  • Participate and support activities such that Supply meets the Business Plan and meets Department and Global KPIs. 

  • Develop and implement commercial techniques for low risk/value contracts (such as e-Sourcing and low cost country sourcing) to leverage value creation opportunities.


You will have

  • Bachelor’s degree and / or similar qualification in a commercial, business and/or technical discipline.

  • Experience in procurement within ERP system, with SAP preferred.

  • Pragmatic commercial outlook and exemplary judgement (balances business value vs. risk) to deliver best outcome for the company.

  • Demonstrated experience in running tenders, evaluating & negotiating low risk/value contracts.

  • Demonstrated experience with commercial contract and contract management. 

  • Collaborative mindset and advanced interpersonal skills. 

  • Capable in building constructive long term relationships. 

  • Proven ability to operate effectively in complex and ambiguous environments.

  • Ability to think laterally to independently resolve issues and influence change. 

  • Autonomous, detail oriented, organised, and objective. 

  • Communication skills enabling the influencing of a diverse stakeholder group.

  • Ability to work individually and in a team as required.

  • Ability to support Supply Leaders to deliver upon department KPIs.