• Procurement Consultant Makati
  • CBRE in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

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Procurement Consultant

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GWS Segment

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Makati City - National Capital Region - Philippines

Job Summary

In this role you will report to the Procurement as a Service Leader as a Procurement Lead for a regional client-account with a job title of Procurement Manager . You will be responsible for leading, planning and managing the execution of procurement activities for the client-account.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Account Management

· Single Point of Contact of a CBRE Regional Account

· Works with the Regional Account Leadership and all relevant stakeholders to ensure success of procurement plans

· Create and develop strong working relationships with key internal and external partners and implement process improvement within the organization

· Manages the Account’s expectations and relationship

· Holds proactive regular business reviews with... the Account leadership and all relevant stakeholders

· Holds regular procurement trainings / webinars (process and practices) to the Account Operations to ensure procurement activities are delivered to countries with language requirement/s

· Acts as the Procurement Point of Contact of CBRE Functional Teams (PaaS, Proc Ops, Finance, FM teams etc) and ensure internal activities / requirements are achieved for the account

Regional Procurement Management

· Manage the overall Procurement processes such as Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Spend Management, Contracts Management, Supplier Performance Management

· Manage multiple categories and services within categories and is responsible for planning, organizing and implementation national/regional contracting and procurement strategies and programs to increase operational efficiency and profitability

· Implement standardized systems and controls for procurement including RFP documentation, work authorization, purchase and change order systems, and supplier/contractor eligibility criteria

· Develop and manage relationships with regional suppliers/contractors and lead in contract negotiations and supplier relationship management

· Manage supplier/ contractor background and compliance screening

· Manage the supplier/contractor certification process including review of requisite experience, legal and organizational structure, financial viability, geographic coverage, insurance requirements and other capabilities

· Re-evaluate and optimize existing procurement strategies and agreements, manage insurance or warranty claims, resolve contractual issues and unresolved supplier performance and relationship issues, and negotiate variations to contract scope. Define and align with the account on their roles and responsibilities across the contract life-cycle – reviewing and amending this as circumstances and objectives change. Finalize contract terms and conditions and associated schedules and obtain authorized signatures from both parties. Define and set objectives, performance targets, SLAs & KPIs and strategy for contract implementation with key suppliers.

· Develop and implement short and long-term continuous improvement programs to further leverage Procurement solutions for enhanced commercial and strategic advantage to CBRE regional account operations. This includes all aspects of the Procurement including internal processes, policies, service delivery channels, etc.

· Establish requirements for and ensure the integrity of centralized procurement database systems. Serves as key point of contact for utilization management and coordination with procurement/e-procurement solutions.

· Develop a comprehensive sourcing strategy, including category management strategies and identify commercial agreement plan to minimize total cost of ownership and maximize value that will drive competitive advantage and meet Procurement governance requirements. The sourcing strategy includes an analysis to manage risks and target all aspects of cost and value to the supply chain. Decide on the most appropriate service delivery channel for various segments of the category and enable it for effective and efficient delivery; this may include change management with other departments. Implement the sourcing strategy by developing a negotiation strategy, tendering (as applicable) and negotiating with suppliers/contractors and recommending a final selection

· Manage Procurement Platform projects as required


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the job requirement successfully

Education & Experience
• Bachelors degree in Business Administration or Industrial Engineering equivalent to a 4-year college program in relevant discipline
• 6 to 10 years’ experience in Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain Management

• MBA / CIPS / CPP / Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Communications Skills Requirement
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to stakeholders. Ability to effectively present information. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues
• Fluent in English. Able to read, speak & write to external and internal stakeholders

Financial Acumen
• Ability to comprehend, analyse, and interpret complex documents.
• Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Advanced analytical and quantitative skills is preferred

Tools of the Trade
• Experience in working with Financial Institutions is preferred
• Advanced in Microsoft Office Suite Products especially in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Experience in PowerBI / Tableau or any equivalent tool/s is/are preferred
• Experience in working with and managing e-procurement and contracts management platforms.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Strong leadership skills
• Knowledge in Project Management is required

• Agile, Culturally Fit, Good interpersonal Skills, Passionate, Able to work independently w/ Minimal supervision is a must
• Flexibility to take on additional duties as required as role evolves
• Proactive in nature

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans
Makati Metro Manila Philippines


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