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Regional Sourcing Lead - Arabic

Regional Sourcing Lead - Arabic

  • Location Malaysia - Flexible
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 129355BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

The Regional Sourcing Lead is responsible for delivering mid-complex, potentially multi-region sourcing events on behalf of corporate services categories such as HR, professional services, property and travel, driving significant value for the business.

Commercially astute with good communication and stakeholder management skills, the Regional Sourcing Lead will be comfortable working at all levels across the business.

The Regional Sourcing Lead is responsible for delivering mid-complex, potentially multi-region sourcing events on behalf of corporate services categories such as HR, professional services, property and travel, driving significant value for the business.

Commercially astute with good communication and stakeholder management skills, the Regional Sourcing Lead will be comfortable working at all levels across the business.

Key Responsibilities

Sourcing
• Validate requests, scopes of work and liaise with stakeholders to ensure all business requirements are considered/met
• Gather and analyze market intelligence data on a regular basis relative to the appropriate category and region to properly gauge and evaluate market and industry conditions utilized to determine the sourcing strategy
• Develop Sourcing Strategy with supervision based on request, incumbents, market conditions, scopes of work, etc. and manage the approval process
• Screen suppliers as per the related guidelines, Support/manage the supplier selection process
• Manage the relevant supplier interactions and relationship throughout a sourcing project/task lifespan
• Develop and obtain approvals for award recommendation documentation

Contracting
• Evaluate proposals/outputs
• Lead complex negotiations for multi region commercial contracts
• Ensuring compliance to GBS Procurement controls and contract template
• Manage the contract execution/signature process per the applicable legal/POA (power of attorney) requirements for each BP entity, be a contract owner

Additional accountabilities specific to this role
• Effectively represent each category and region supported to the business and suppliers
• Develop a solid understanding of assigned regional contracts, supply agreement templates along with thorough understanding of legal concepts related to each category’s guiding principles, also known as Category Guidance.
• Reporting effectiveness through key metrics, including value delivery to the Sourcing Manager

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in any discipline or related fiel
  • Professional experience with 5-7 years in procurement
  • Experienced in running and complex sourcing events (including multi-vendor, single source negotiations, and RFXs)
  • Experienced in sourcing across HR, Professional Services, Property and/or Travel categories
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required given diverse nature of operating landscape.
  • Good influencing skills and the ability to motivate cross functional and diverse teams.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required given diverse nature of operating landscape
  • Project management capabilities
  • Good understanding of procurement processes and systems
  • Strong Negotiation skills in preparation and planning with evidence of key behaviours including listening, professional inquisitiveness
  • Experienced in contracting including developing contract strategies, contract negotiations and setting up contracts with ongoing management in mind
  • Ability to challenge and influence stakeholders
  • Experience of working cross culturally and in an international environment
  • Ability to communicate and influence across different levels in the organisation
  • Engaging and collaborative way of working
  • Resilient and experienced in working in multi-faceted environment
  • CIPS Membership
  • Experienced in working across time zones and cultures
  • Corporate Service category experience
  • Oil & Gas experience

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