Tiffany & Co.

  • Manager - Procurement

    Location 地點 HK-Island East
    Req # 申請號碼
    41319
    Category 種類
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    The Manager will responsible for developing, executing, and managing category-specific strategic and tactical plans for  global store related materials (Millwork, Store Front, Facilities and furniture categories.   Other categories include corporate services. This includes responsibility for strategic sourcing, cost/price analysis, vendor management, vendor performance assessment and contract management.  

     

    Core functions:

    • Use analytical expertise to deliver comprehensive total cost of ownership assisting the business in delivering  measurable cost savings
    • Develop multi-year cost reduction and cost avoidance strategies
    • Initiate and structure RFI's and RFP's.  Lead supplier negotiations.  Develop negotiation strategies based on supplier proposals and spend analytics
    • Manage supplier selection process and provide data and recommendations to ensure informed business award
    • Develop and administer contractual agreements in collaboration with business and legal departments. Structure agreements to include all business requirements, statements of work and performance criteria 
    • Identify continuous improvement initiatives.   Monitor supply markets and assess opportunities resulting from new technology and product offerings.  Keep abreast of business conditions, commodity price trends, currency movement and leading economic indicators that may affect category pricing.

    Responsibilities

    • Lead the planning and execution of strategic sourcing initiatives using a multi-step sourcing process for prioritized indirect spend categories including Facility Services, Human Resources, Professional Services, Logistics, Business Process Outsourcing, Travel, Information Technology and other categories within the indirect space that may be defined
    • Develop category specification requirements and scopes of work that is consistent with business requirements and Global Procurement strategy
    • Understand and define business stakeholder needs, specifications and requirements. Own business stakeholder relationships; prepare and conduct executive level presentations
    • Utilize analytical expertise to deliver a comprehensive total cost of ownership strategy assisting the business in delivering measurable cost savings. Develop multi-year cost reduction and cost avoidance strategies. Support the manager in developing annual savings and productivity commitments to support the Companies Annual Operating Plan
    • Initiate and structure RFI's and RFP's. Lead supplier negotiations
    • Develop negotiation strategies based on supplier proposals and spend analytics. Act as the lead negotiator within assigned categories.  Manage supplier selection process and provide data and recommendations to ensure informed  business awards
    • Develop and administer contractual agreements in collaboration with business and legal departments. Structure agreements to include all business requirements, statements of work and performance criteria 
    • Identify continuous improvement initiatives.   Monitor supply markets and assess opportunities resulting from new technology and product offerings.  Keep abreast of business conditions, commodity price trends, currency movement and leading economic indicators that may affect category pricing
    • Provide oversite and coaching to analytic associate(s) on the indirect procurement team.  Develop governance over-site through the structuring of business reviews with Core and Strategic Suppliers including processes for measuring supplier performance
    • People engagement and leadership : Maintain and foster strong working relationships with internal stakeholders and NY office
    • Work closely with the Design and Standard team to ensure that all suppliers are adhering to company standards.
    • Be a point of escalation in handling of vendor compliance, QA/QC matters for internal stakeholders and complaints with respect to procurement matters and agreed service level

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, or Supply Management. Masters degree preferred
    • Excellent math and analytical skills
    • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of strong category and general procurement experience
    • Experience in one or more of the following categories: Store Material, Furnitures, General Contractors, Facility Services, Professional Services, Logistics, Information Technology. Specific indirect category sourcing experience in luxury retail is preferable.
    • Knowledge of procure to pay system (e.g. Coupa or equivalent system) to perform reporting, supplier relationship management and e sourcing
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work with suppliers
    • Strong relationship management experience
    • Experience leading all stages of a structured strategic sourcing process for indirect spend categories across multiple spend areas
      Knowledge of Contract Fundamentals
    • Strong analytical background. Proficient in Microsoft and knowledge of Procurement to Pay tools
    • Ability to interact with all levels of Management
    • Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time performing supplier negotiations, supplier audits and meeting with business stakeholders

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