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Associate Director(Vendor Management) - MNC Insurance Company Phaidon International (Hong Kong) Limited
Associate Director(Vendor Management) - MNC Insurance Company Phaidon International (Hong Kong) Limited
Job Highlights
  • min 7+ years of expedience
  • Extensive experience in IT and non IT Categories
  • Good command of English and Cantonese
Job Description

General Accountability:

  • Reporting to head of HK Procurement and Vendor Management
  • Be the key point of contact for procurement related activities for Hong Kong business.
  • Lead cross-functional teams for sourcing events based on global and local procurement policy.
  • Liaise with Asia Procurement team and local subject matter experts (legal, compliance, operational risk informational risk, tax etc.) as needed.
  • Work closely with Asia Procurement team to develop/enhance the underlying category Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model and benefits tracking approach to be used during the sourcing event.
  • Identify procurement opportunities that will result in economic benefits/process efficiencies/risk mitigation.
  • Deliver target savings and repot the results based on the developed savings methodology
  • Solid experience and knowledge in vendor management including evaluating and reviewing vendors' performance, conducting analysis and reports.
  • Monitor the vendor performance and contract implementation to ensure the procurement initiatives meet with relevant policies, regulations and code of ethics.
  • Develop the necessary analyses to support the various category management activities
  • Support roll out of procurement best practices within Company.
  • Ensure compliance of contracting and procurement policies and proceduresEnsure compliance to procurement policies and procedures
  • Negotiate contracts and commercial condition with suppliers


  •          Technical and professional knowledge – demonstrated understanding of key commercial risks in procurement; knowledgeable of and can apply procurement and contract best practices; effectively searches and uses industry and market insights
  •          Excellent executor – proven project management skills; able to prioritize and juggle multiple and changing priorities; delivers sustainable results
  •          Team builder – builds strategic partnerships with internal clients and vendors; able to lead cross-functional teams; builds buy-in and engagement with key stakeholders
  •          Skilled communicator – communicates complexity with clarity and ease; articulates a clear view of concepts, ideas and objectives; able to interface with different stakeholders at all levels; represents the company externally with confidence; skilled in both oral and written communication
  •          Effective negotiator / influencer – interacts in ways that gain acceptance and commitment to desired outcomes; influences opinion of and resolves conflict with others with and without direct authority; persuasive negotiator
  •          Proven innovator – expert in identifying and implementing change management and business process transformation; consistently challenges the status quo; takes balanced risk to promote growth of ideas; comfortable in high pressure environments
  •          Collaborator – shares resources and leverages knowledge across the organization; builds and nurtures an extensive network

Problem analyzer – able to assimilate, synthesize and present complex information in a value-added form; attention to detail; evaluates feasibility and practicality of ideas and options; takes ownership and makes informed and timely recommendation to internal clients

Additional Information
Career Level
Job Function
Years of Experience
8 years
Employment Type
Full Time