Shanghai, Shanghai Shi
Operations
Full - Time
03-Jun-2021
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

1.     Provide sourcing support to China IT team and deliver meaningful value to business and customer

  •       Effectively manage China IT sourcing activities in line with global and zone category strategy for Tech and Digital category, including hardware, software, application service, infrastructure service, telecom, cyber security and new technologies
  •       Closely engage with selective China IT team (Digital IT, Retail IT, Finance and Supply Chain IT, Data and Commercial Analytics, Infrastructure, Cyber Security, Employee Experience, subject to working scope assignment) to build network, anticipate demand, shape requirement. align objectives and approach, and ultimately deliver meaningful value to business and to customer
  •       Develop and conduct market assessment, supplier scouting, competitive tendering and deal structure landing together with IT stakeholders and cross-function partners (Finance, Legal, Ethics, etc.) to obtain the leading competencies and best total value (total cost ownership, exclusivity, right of first refusal, most favored customer, corporate social responsibility, etc.)
  •       Evaluate and identity risk among the tendering process as well as the daily operation, discover and deploy proper mechanism or solution to mitigate the risk, especially in data privacy and cyber security
  •      Promote and enforce business ethics and integrity versus group standard and local regulations, progressively improve the coverage and compliance level in Tech and Digital category

2.     Drive Tech and Digital category excellence and supplier portfolio optimization

  •       Actively look into the technology trend, supplier market and key ecosystem players, and keep interaction with partners and industry network to establish an up-to-date knowledge base and information source
  •       Build and maintain a solid foundation of Tech and digital category including supplier profile, stakeholder matrix, business cycle planning and tracking, tendering database, performance database, etc.
  •       Conduct regular spend analysis, performance review and feedback collection to identify opportunity of streamlining and rationalizing the Tech and Digital category (centralization, standardization, modulization, pre-sourcing, service catalogue, etc.)
  •       Develop supplier portfolio with supplier pipeline, access principle, incumbent supplier lifecycle management, development program and exit mechanism to enhance supplier pool governance, performance management and capability development
  •       Co-work with IT and business stakeholders to identify and partner with dominant ecosystem players or innovative start-ups to bring outside-in ideas and practices and promote innovation and entrepreneurship culture

QUALIFICATION
  •      Bachelor’s degree, preferred in IT, Information System, Digital, Analysis, Finance
  •      8-12 years of working experience with expertise in Tech and Digital category sourcing in China
  •      Fluent English both oral and written

SKILL REQUIREMENT
  •     Master sourcing and purchasing methodology and tactics with hands-on experience
  •     Good interpersonal skill to listen, present, influence stakeholders, suppliers, senior leadership and cross function partners and get buy-in, capable to engage and build a network in a complex organization
  •     Capable to conduct data cleansing, integration and analysis work with clear rationale
  •     Fair knowledge of IT, Digital, Data and AI industry and relevant technology
  •     Solid project management skill with hands-on experience in project manager’s role handling end-to-end project delivery
  •     Collaborative and mindful team player, always look at the larger good beyond individual success
  •     Willing to discover and learn new topic and capable to establish knowledge structure to connect the dots cross knowledge domain
  •     Take ownership of the assignment, self-motivated and result-driven
  •      High standard of ethics and business integrity