• Manager, Central Procurement Jobs in Malaysia - 1015431

    The University of Nottingham in Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • 7 - 9 Years
  • Malaysia - Selangor - Semenyih - University of Nottingham Malaysia
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General Description

Develop and deploy procurement best practice to maximise the value of a centralised corporate procurement function specifically relating to all procurement expenditure & procurement contracts

Job Responsibilities

Lead the overall procurement/sourcing/purchasing functions including supplier selection, supplier quality management, pricing negotiation to achieve value for money, as well as governance of the whole process

With experience in complex procurements and problem solving, you will be decisive, focused on priorities and goal driven You will develop strong strategic relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders to maximise opportunities to collaborate, achieve efficiencies, improve capability and promote the procurement profession

Experience of managing tender processes and of sourcing products and services, and achieving value for money is essential, as is experience in contract negotiation Previous experience of providing procurement training to a range of stakeholders would be an advantage

Review current processes for procurement and make recommendations where appropriate

Monitor on time receiving of inventory/stocks in good and satisfy condition

Develop key relationships with business stakeholders and conduct business review meetings to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost savings and improvement opportunities

Analyse market and delivery trends so as to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends

Develop and lead a programme of initiatives / projects to support the on-going development of procurement within the University

Drive all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification, tender management, negotiation and preparation and review of contracts/agreements terms and conditions

Lead initiatives with a particular focus on improving compliance, delivery and commercial awareness

Prepare and provide periodic report for the management on purchasing, controls and processes

Lead and direct the operational workflow of more junior staff, ensuring agreed targets and standards are consistently met

In conjunction with other relevant departments, to lead, monitor and update all capital expenditure projects and other relevant procurement projects and its progress as and when required

Any other duties appropriate to the grade and role

Job Requirements

Minimum qualification Bachelors Degree in Business Administration/Materials Management/Economics

Proven track record of skills in procurement strategy, policy development and implementation

Proficient in procurement and inventory management systems

Proven track record of delivering significant savings and efficiencies across a diverse range of procurement activities

Commercially astute with good analytical skill

Ability to interpret and analyse complex data and information

Strong negotiation, sourcing and problem-solving skill

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent understanding on total product cost models and structures

Strong leadership and people skills with the ability to motivate staff

At least 7 years or more experience in procurement

Experience of budget management at a significant level

Experience of team leadership and evidence of effective team coaching and development and performance improvement

Experience of developing solutions and contributing to strategic planning

Excellent team management, people and leadership skills with high level of integrity

Desirable Requirements

Experience in project management with successful project delivery and change management

Experience of procurement at an influential level in a medium/large complex organisation

Experience of relevant work in Education Industry

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job



Salary:Not Disclosed

Deadline:11th Mar 2020

Company Profile

The University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) is described by The Times Good University Guide 2015 as “the nearest Britain has to a truly global university, with campuses in China and Malaysia modelled on a headquarters that is among the most attractive in Britain”
UNM opened in September 2000 and became the first British university to set up a campus both outside of the UK, in Malaysia and China, earning The University of Nottingham the Queen's Award for Industry (International Trade) 2006. In 2017, We were awarded with a 5-star rating for the quality of its research and innovation, making it among the highest rated international university in Malaysia in The Malaysia Research Assessment (MyRA).
Designed to reflect University Park Campus in Nottingham, Malaysia campus is a self-contained, vibrant village situated on an attractive and landscaped 125-acre site. In Malaysia, the University has about 5,000 students and around 700 teaching and administrative staff from all over the world.
The University of Nottingham is placed 82nd in the world by the latest 2019 QS World University Rankings.
The University of Nottingham is proud of its international reputation for world changing research, a reputation which extends across all of our campuses. We were rated No. 8 for research power in the latest Research Excellence Framework.
Our programmes are identical to those offered at The University of Nottingham in the UK and follow the same quality assurance processes, and students are awarded University of Nottingham degree certificates when they complete their course.
Find out more www.nottingham.edu.my.

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