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Greater China Products and Services Lead - Associate Director
Ernst & Young Hong Kong
January 9, 2018
Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY's growth and profitability. Major teams within CBS include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Enterprise Support Services, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management.
With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That's how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.Main Job Responsibilities:
Work closely with the Products and Services Emerging Markets Lead as well as Greater China leadership to promote and execute Procurement vision and mission and to drive local and global category strategies
Be responsible for developing the procurement sourcing strategy across category within Greater China to deliver measurable benefits to the Firm including aligning with business goals, value creation and savings targets.
Ensure the teams applies the strategic sourcing process within their Regions including stakeholder engagement, opportunity assessment, market and requirements analysis, establishing sourcing strategy, supplier selection & negotiation and contract/supplier management.
Build and manage local business relationships with executive stakeholders within Greater China with the key focus of providing exceptional customer service.
Ensure the value of supplier management by the procurement teams – such as championing the benefits of best-in-class strategic sourcing principles and practices and the importance of appropriate supplier relationships.
Work effectively with other category and geographic Procurement leaders to develop/promote the use of common processes, tools and strategies.
Assist with the implementation of the Source to Pay ("S2P") strategy within Greater China according to the agreed roll-out plan.
Travel (including potentially international travel) is expected for strategic planning, project coordination and implementation within Greater China.
Very strong leadership skills: should be able to drive, coach and motivate the procurement team in a challenging environment
Strong Procurement expertise in order to drive sourcing and demand management strategies across a broad array of categories.
Strong commercial acumen
Strong manager with experience of managing teams located in different geographies
Excellent communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills to engage within all levels of the Firm
Strategic thinker with an analytical mind
Strong project management skills with the ability to lead and motivate multi-disciplinary teams.
Excellent IT skills with a detailed understanding of MS Excel
Self-starter and achiever, objective driven
Ability to operate calmly under pressure
Chinese mother tongue, very fluent English is a must
Experience and Qualifications:
Minimum 10-15 years sourcing experience at managerial level or above, in multinational companies
Education - Graduate Level degree qualified
Professional Membership - fully qualified member of relevant professional qualification
Deep relevant category knowledge in Facility Management, Professional Services, Marketing and HR
Good working knowledge of supplier relationship management practices
Experience of a variety of negotiations in a procurement/sourcing context
Experience essential in being able to engage with senior stakeholders within a similar organization and ability to maintain a robust stance when required
Who we are
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.