Head of Procurement, Hong Kong - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • HSBC
  • 19 May 18 2018-05-19

Head of Procurement, Hong Kong - HSBC Operations, Services and Technology

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Operations, Services and Technology is a pivotal part of the Group, providing essential operational and technical support to our global businesses and helping improve customer service and efficiency. Operations, Services and Technology combines global expertise and technology to help keep us ahead of the competition.

We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Head of Procurement Hong Kong.

Principal responsibilities

  • Accountable for all in-country Procurement activities, influencing and persuading global strategies and translating global strategies to local impact
  • Work with stakeholders, category managers and country execution team to pro-actively develop a pipeline of opportunities and projects to be delivered in accordance with the Category and Commodity plans and leveraging the full range of supply and demand-side levers.
  • Apply deep sourcing knowledge in the execution of plans across all category areas while ensuring the risks associated with the purchase of goods and services are mitigated commercially, contractually and operationally
  • Develop influential senior in-country relationships and lead the business in their approach to maintaining and leveraging value in their operational accountability for supplier relationships
  • Achieve or exceed agreed savings targets for each assigned project and identify post contract value opportunities
  • Monitor local market conditions and keep Category Management informed of emerging opportunities or changes
  • Manage function costs appropriately including ensuring spend and FTE numbers are within plan
  • Accountable for all Procurement-owned risk issues including identifying and remediating risk items and audit findings, liaising with internal risk and control partners including Compliance, Risk and Audit
  • Oversight of issues relating to Business Continuity, Records Retention Management, Information Security, Operational Losses and Near Misses

  • Degree qualified with relevant experience in sourcing execution and outsourcing
  • Customer focused with the ability to drive sustainable growth
  • Experience of managing risk and business information
  • Strong stakeholder management and leadership skills
  • Excellent problem solving, planning and delivery skills
  • Ability to understand complex business problems, apply advanced analytical thinking / market knowledge and drive the most appropriate business outcome
The chosen candidate for this role will be required to undergo enhanced vetting. Subject to local laws, this will require the individual to satisfactorily pass a series of additional checks as part of the recruitment process and on an ongoing basis, if appointed to the role. HSBC Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are originally completed, and/or if relevant, on an ongoing basis. For more information about the enhanced vetting for this role please contact the recruiter for this role.

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