Regional Category Manager - Corporate Services

Oct 07, 2021

Job Description

20+ countries in APAC and MEA region that this role will have regional exposure to in category management. The Regional Category Manager, Corporate Services will be responsible to lead all strategic aspects within the category of Corporate Services, across divisions, on a global / regional level and develops proposals for strategic business decisions.

This role provides high value procurement solutions to the business and category strategies; supports third party vendor selection, vendor development, technology management and performance measurement activities. The Regional Procurement Category Manager ensures best-in-class delivery of external services and products in the Corporate Services category to support projects and to realize year-on-year productivity improvements, cost savings, and process improvements in close collaboration with the stakeholders in the business.

Key Responsibilities

• Drive/Implement category strategic goals from overall Procurement strategy / Ecosystem management.
• Deriving game-changing strategies by defining clear category objectives, working with analytical data, business stakeholders and market expertise. Aligning strategies to measurable target and clearly conveying them to the organization. Managing data analysis and reporting, e.g. analyzing spend, demand, supply markets and competitors. Extracting, cleansing and consolidating information to fact-based insights for further usage e.g. in category strategies.
• Projecting the dynamics and impacts (e.g. mergers and acquisitions). Extracting, cleansing and consolidating information to fact-based insights for further usage e.g. in category strategies.
• Participating in and / or leading financial discussions. Applying financial knowledge to participate actively, e.g. in budgeting process, including tax aspects in sourcing strategies and structuring sophisticated deals with ecosystem partners.
• Mapping the value chain, analyzing it and deriving potential scenarios. Includes the understanding and application of total cost of ownership, and should cost modelling.
• Compliance & risk management: supporting reports to determine appropriate compliance level. Monitoring end-to-end compliance (budget, payment, vendor PO, contract invoice, buying channel, etc.) and deriving corrective actions to improve compliance.
• Planning, organizing and managing projects taking into account priorities, resources, budgets, issues and constraints to achieve desired results; defining clear project scope and objectives; utilizing software and tools to plan, track and report status. - Support definition and implementation of Procurement tools and processes.

Minimum Requirements

Petaling Jaya
Full Time

Regional Category Manager - Corporate Services

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