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​My client, a leading regional is looking for a Strategic Procurement Director to develop and implement an organisation-wide procurement strategy that aligns with the organisation’s vision and its current and long-term business objectives.
  • Maintains open effective communications with Procurement teams in the areas of commodity sourcing, supplier and overall procurement/ inventory management. To prepare duty exemption list (Master List) and submit to customer for approval, especially for overseas projects.
  • To develop, align and implement procurement policies and practices that ensure consistencies and in accordance to the audit requirements.
  • Participate and support in the regular global materials cost reduction negotiation with suppliers leveraging on the global volume
  • Work in cross functional team to develop alternate sources within each commodity to leverage value
  • Drive supplier for value engineering to improve cost.
  • Seek and develop new suppliers for cost reduction.
  • Lead a team of Procurement staff to manage procurement activities
  • Has liaised with heads of supply regionally to understand the business requirement of each country and what would be the most effective procurement and sub-contract management strategy for that region.
  • To ensure quality, cost and risk management aspects are covered.
  • Lead a team who looks into all third-party procurement for the refinery/Plant.
  • Has experience in the end-to-end procurement and contacts cycle of procuring equipment and sub-contractor management at multi-discipline EPC project site.
  • Carry out check and balances to ensure that the approved vendor is truly providing the best terms.
  • Experience in contract management which included disputes, Variation Orders and interpretation of contracts.
  • Experience in setting up an effective management of the procurement process, tracking of deliverables and contingency planning to ensure the project schedules are followed through.
  • Exposure/experience in Subcontractor services for multi-discipline projects (SMP, Civil, Maintenance, E&I)
  • Exposure working closely with engineering team on procurement of equipment.