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Procurement (End to End)-Contract Management

Job Title: Procurement (End to End)-Contract Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Industry:
Salary: RM5,000 - RM7,000
Reference: A002271 (AEGT-312726)
Contact Name: Maheswary Kandasamy
Contact Email: maheswary.kandasamy@ellwoodconsulting.com.my
Job Published: February 15, 2019 10:17

Job Description

About our client

Our client is a leading global resources company. In Kuala Lumpur, their functions predominantly as a transactional hub for global operations providing Human Resources, Supply, Financial services and Technology, running on SAP. As a global employer, our employees are exposed to global operating standards, extensive learning and development programs.

 

About the role

We seek highly motivated individuals to join our dynamic team as Specialist in the Contract Management team 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.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure conformance with the company charter, the company Group Level Documents, Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations.

  • Supporting the development of Strategies, ensuring local context is met and providing input on current contract performance. A core focus of this role will be driving world class contract management performance through:

    • Executing Supply’s accountability for contract performance. This includes ensuring suppliers are performing to the contract requirements and rectifying non-conformances to contract terms.

    • Proactive administration and management of contracts (including strategically critical) within the relevant category, including KPI reporting, spend analytics, identification of scope creep, and off-contract spend.

    • Ensuring consistency & high performance against operational and commercial supply KPIs.

    • Supporting the Regional Manager in the Supplier Relationship Management process as it applies to the relevant category, while working collaboratively with operational and/or technical stakeholders.

    • Support Managers and Contract Owners to optimise supplier performance within the contract framework.

    • Pursuing operational and commercial excellence through continuous improvement.

    • Applying sound commercial judgement around application of contractual terms.

    • Maintaining contract data in company systems.

    • Support Manager in the management of the commercial terms of the contract e.g. providing data and information for price reviews and periodic review meetings.

  • 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.

  • As required, support direct tendering, negotiation & implementation of a range of contracts across company to reduce total cost to the business.

  • Proactively share replicable current state opportunities across categories and assets to drive enterprise level opportunity Support Strategic Sourcing or Supply Process improvement projects within Category Management.

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

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

  • Assist Lead Management in resolving complex issues, review of work allocation and associated regular and ad-hoc reporting activities to manage team’s performance.

  • Assist the Lead Management to continuously update and improve procedures and Quick Reference Guides (QRG) documentation for the Team.

 

You will have

  • Bachelor/Diploma in any field with a minimum 3 years of relevant experience for Specialist in running tenders, evaluating & negotiating low risk/value contracts. 

  • Demonstrated experience with commercial contract and contract management.

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

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

  • Local Malaysian and with working visa can be considered only.

 

Good to have: 

  • Experience in supply management/ purchasing field SAP & ERP, category management tools skills set.

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

  • Capable in building constructive long-term relationships.

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

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

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

 

Additional information: 

  • Travel may be required for knowledge transfer. 

  • No shift requirements for these roles.