25 November 2019

Strategic Procurement Expert - Network

Corporate functions
Full Time
Malaysia, Shah Alam

You are responsible for Category & Vendor Management and to drive Sourcing Strategy based on business and technology requirements, conduct analysis and sourcing processes, provide recommendation and presentation to key stakeholder and committee for Digi (Malaysia).

You are:

  • An individual who has a deep understanding of strategy and analysis within Sourcing or Procurement preferably in IT/network area.
  • Confident and comfortable in interacting with numerous senior stakeholders. You therefore need to be a natural communicator and interact with them effectively and convincingly on complex matters.
  • Results oriented, analytical and structured, demonstrating excellent collaboration abilities
  • Able to work with a high degree of execution power, energy and passion
  • A person with high level of integrity and ethics
  • An excellent team player who has a good legal understanding of contract agreement including the terms and conditions, and able to draft and review standard contract templates.

You will:

  • Manage category from a sourcing perspective including strategic & opportunity assessment, determine sourcing strategy, execute sourcing strategy, tactical execution, supplier relationship management, performance management and be accountable for the delivery of agreed savings and value add targets.
  • Lead and/or support category management activities in Telenor and/or Developed Asia (DA) Cluster, both globally/regionally and locally. These include market analysis, vendor analysis and the entire competitive sourcing process including short listing of vendors, negotiation through to closure of contract.
  • Lead in vendor negotiation in both sourcing process and any cost saving initiatives. Able to plan and execute negotiation strategy; knowing priorities and alternatives.
  • Manage early stakeholder engagement and take lead in stakeholder management from sourcing perspective, including alignment of sourcing strategies for stakeholders buy-in and implementation.
  • Moderate requester’s demand between strict timeline against TPC plan and deliverables together with stakeholder and TPC.
  • Lead and/or support DA Vendor Management initiatives both globally/regionally and locally.
  • Lead in managing post contract management for DA.
  • Report on savings of existing contracts and on business-case level of new contracts, and on sourcing project deliverables.
  • Work with stakeholder and Finance on opportunity assessment including budget management against sourcing activities with a view of optimize value received for spend.
  • Support Telenor Procurement Company (TPC) as Global Sourcing functions – Global/Regional Category Management as well as Purchasing Hub, etc.
  • Ensure compliance to internal control standards for all sourcing activities.

Important Info:

  • This role may require some short International traveling from time-to-time mainly in Asia region