Sourcing Hub Category Specialist Sourcing Hub Category Specialist …

Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad
in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Permanent, Full time
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Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad
in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Sourcing Hub Category Specialist
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. It's 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.

We're 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

Execution of global sourcing strategies across all Technology and Non-Technology categories. Ensure sourcing and contracting of the Bank's procurement with reliable and approved suppliers against best prices.

The Role Responsibilities

Stakeholder Management
  • Guides Business and Technology Stakeholders through the procurement decision-making process.
  • Promotes the Supply Chain Management franchise by demonstrating subject matter expertise and building trust.
  • Provides guidance on SCM process, systems, policy and procedure.
  • Manages expectations
Project Management
  • Applies appropriate project management techniques to deliver sourcing engagements.
Commercial / Procurement
  • Negotiates sustainable commercial advantages for the business.
  • Provides inputs into contractual disputes and/or escalates as appropriate.
  • Facilitates the deployment of the strategy for the Category addressing: Cost Reduction, Supplier Risk, Demand management & category innovation.
  • Provides input into global sourcing strategy
  • Performs the role within the operating model.
Cross Functional Engagement
  • Collaborates with cross functional SCM teams to ensure: Ease of transition for tactical purchasing requirements to the Sourcing Hub
  • Reporting requirements are delivered
  • Support for systems changes
  • Keeps open channels of communication to ensure high level of engagement.

Our Ideal Candidate

Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • At least a Degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Economics or Business Administration
Language Proficiency
  • Fluent in English and Bahasa Malaysia. Fluency in Mandarin (Read & Write) is an advantage.
  • At least 4-6 years' working experience in IT sourcing and procurement experience.
  • At least 3 years' experience in sourcing Software
  • Previous experience of working within the Financial Services sector is an advantage
Specialized knowledge or skills required
  • Able to use ERP systems such as SAP, Ariba and Microsoft Office Excel..
  • Good working knowledge of contracts & familiar with legal agreements
  • Advanced commercial knowledge in procurement and project management.
  • Advanced business management skills including stakeholder management, commercial judgment and process improvement.
Functional / Technical Skills:
  • Contract and commercial Negotiation
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Financial analysis - P&L, Balance sheet, costing.
  • Supply Chain analysis - Risk management, Vulnerability management.
  • Project Management
  • Communication - Verbal and written
Leadership / Behavioral Competencies:
  • Courage to challenge and speak up
  • Thought leadership and innovation
  • Never Settle
  • Persuasiveness
  • Decisiveness
  • Integrity

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.