Assistant Manager, Procurement


  • Makati, Philippines
    ​12th Floor Wilcon IT Hub Building 2251, Chino Roces Avenue, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full time
Recruiter was hiring 12 hours ago

Job Description

Commodity Management (Procurement – Marketing)

  • Collaborate with marketing stakeholders and seek proactive measures to improve agency/supplier performance through effective contracts, performance evaluation, and active mediation in resolution of issues
  • Partner effectively with marketing stakeholders in rationalizing the supply base and developing roster agencies and suppliers. Actively benchmark, negotiate costs and reconcile agency / supplier SOWs
  • Maintain strong awareness of the category thru investigation of new supply markets and assessing capabilities
  • Build relationships with key Marketing stakeholders in order to gather category requirements and specifications from departments, category, and subject matter experts
  • Knowledge of marketing and/or agency landscape, with experience in marketing operations, and/or Agency (Finance, operations or similar role), progressive marketing procurement team. Background/knowledge or prior experience in sourcing for Social & PR agencies, digital video/content production, Events, Out-of Home media and BTL

Strategic Sourcing

  • Within the geographical perimeter, validate and deploy with the associated cross functional team/stakeholder on Procurement strategy, supplier panel, deploying procurement levers for sustainable productivity results.
  • Own the process for supplier sourcing, selection and evaluation.
  • Analyze, implement and develop or follow thru sourcing / cost savings initiatives;
  • Knowledge in spend analysis, demand forecasting
  • Applies and implements Strategic Sourcing best practices and processes

Supplier Relationship management

  • Own the process for supplier management from sourcing, selection, evaluation,
  • Develop supplier management program strategies
  • Monitors and measures supplier performance and compliance; identifies and recommends ways to resolve performance issues
  • Leads supplier evaluation/performance review and selection process including management of database of supplier information and rate cards

Contract Management

  • Drafts and edits commercial documents (RFPs, RFQs, Contracts, Terms & Conditions, etc.)
  • Maintains database of contracts
  • Manages Service Level Agreements / contract compliance with suppliers.
  • Coordinates and leads legal review / approval process for procurement / sourcing contracts / agreements
  • Policies and Process Improvement
  • Be compliant to Key Internal control and support audit inquiries
  • Develops synergies and optimize working process between internal business partners and Procurement.
  • Identifies and leads process/continuous improvement efforts
  • Champion procurement policies, processes and procedures in day-to-day work with strong sense of integrity.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelors’ Degree and / or Post Graduate Diploma, Degree in any Supply Chain, Business Management discipline or any relevant study.
  • At least 2 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
  • Strong in Negotiation and Sourcing.
  • Understands and applies commercial law concepts, contracts terms and conditions and vendor management in Marketing commodity.
  • Highly motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Possesses initiative, resourceful and proactive attitude.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and work effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to effectively organize, plan, control and prioritize work /projects.
  • Team player with a clear focus on delivering.
  • Possess keen eye and attention to detail in drafting & reviewing commercial documents (RFPs, RFQs, RFIs, Contracts, Terms & Condition)
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and strong prioritization skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Must be a strong team player and able to lead or participate on cross functional teams
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, and professionally with external partners

Jobs Summary

Job level
Associate / Supervisor
Job category
Supply Chain
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Once in a while 
Office Address
​12th Floor Wilcon IT Hub Building 2251, Chino Roces Avenue
1 opening

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