Buyer - Purchasing (Catalog Management) - SCIKEY

Date Posted: Sep 23, 2021

Job Detail

  • Remote/WFH:
  • Location:
    Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent (hiring on behalf)
  • Shift:
    First Shift (Morning)
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    4 Year
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Oct 31, 2021
  • Visa Sponsor:
    No only open for local candidates

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Job Description

Roles that manage catalog buying activities with responsibility depending region scope:

  • Support and implement catalog overall strategy for Asia Pacific region
  • Support & provide guidance for catalog setup and maintenance
  • Supplier & catalog onboarding
  • Quality control & training per global standard
  • Reporting & high level analysis
  • Continous improvement on catalogue process and optimization
  • Build good working relationships with internal buyers and sourcing community

Catalog Management System support roles:

  • Provide administrative support to e-Catalog system to both suppliers and internal users
  • Provide 1st level support, consulting and training related to catalog process and interface to 2nd level support

Detailed Role Description

Serving as Procurement Professionals:

  • Execute and ensure catalog processes are align with the overall strategy and process flow
  • Guide users for catalog setup and maintenance
  • Contribute to increased user satisfaction through better selection, navigation and user experience
  • Increase adoption of automation for purchasing activities
  • Prepare, manage and administer onboarding of new catalog items and new vendors
  • Maintain & review data quality in the e-Catalog system
  • Generate required reporting, analyze reports and identify catalog improvements
  • Perform supplier catalog training
  • Support and execute governance program to ensure process is in alignment with global process
  • Drive catalog usage utilization for the region
  • Monitor catalog performances for countries under management
  • Support testing and user roll out for new system, new process flow or improvement program
  • Overall catalog maintenance scope
  • Identify and manage vendor-managed catalog items

Dealing with Key Stakeholders / Business Partners:

  • Maintain good relationships with suppliers and internal customers in scope
  • Provide advice and support to internal customer with requirements related to catalog items in close cooperation with buyers and sourcing managers
  • Provide feedback to purchasing and sourcing in respect of suppliers performance
  • Contribute to the successful cooperation between region / country and sourcing community
  • Explain facts, policies and practices related to area of work
  • Support and interact primarily with colleagues of own sub-function
  • Develop a network of contacts to build up relationships and strengthen the organizational, product and market knowledge

Relevant Qualification:

Completed tertiary education and / or relevant university degree and / or equivalent experience

Required Experience:

  • Min 1-3 years of relevant experience in operational functions and especially in purchasing would be advantageous.
  • Proficiency in English - reading, writing & speaking.
  • Basic knowledge on negotiating and application experience.
  • Synthesizes relevant information from industry and supplier analysis.
  • Sound knowledge of purchasing practices and buying procedures
  • Experience in working with MS Office suite (Office, Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Experience in SAP and/or Oracle system environment
  • Working experience in building / mobilizing reports in MS Excel (using Pivots,Macro,Vlookup)
  • Knowledge of working with VBA and Macro to automate reports & PowerBI would be advantageous
  • Great communication style and analytical skills

Required Competencies and Skills:

DPDHL Leadership Attributes:

  • Being Results Oriented – Supports others to understand company strategy and goals, help them to translate those in tangible objectives, made measureable contribution on promised results in a focused and disciplined way.
  • Leveraging Strengths – Fully realized own potential and the potential of others, encouraged to grow and actively foster personal and career development. Embraced diversity and inclusion. Promote an open and honest feedback culture.
  • Providing Purpose – Impressed others deeply by showing appreciation in the work of the team, by promoting collaboration towards stakeholders and leveraging his/her deep connection with the company purpose to others around him/her.
  • Having and Creating Trust – Exemplified high integrity and reliability by following behavioral standards in alignment with our compliance rules and created a sense of unity and safety in a diverse company.
  • Focusing on Clear Priorities – Provided a clear direction on what to focus on, took clear-cut decisions for the area of responsibility and aligned the team/organization to work on shared priorities.
  • Being Positive about Challenges, Uncertainty and Changes - Championed turning initial challenges and setbacks into final success, kept team‘s spirit high and empowered others to embrace change. He/She anticipates change by visualizing future issues or opportunities and by preparing for them.

Additional Procurement Functional Specific Competencies:

  • Application of Legal Standards & Policies – Laws and regulations; company rules policies and principles; procurement policies
  • Sourcing Strategy & Category Management – Sourcing strategy development; category ownership and management
  • Supplier Management & Market Knowledge – Supplier management; supplier market knowledge; innovation management
  • Procurement Tactics – Procurement levers (e.g. RFP / RFI management); procurement tactics; communication and decision process
  • Negotiation – Negotiation theory and concepts; negotiation process, principles, styles, tactics and power considerations; advanced concepts (e.g. Game theory)
  • Contract & Risk Management – Contract management process, roles and tools; handling of uncertainties around contracts; risk types and factors; assessment process and KPIs, mitigation options and actions
  • Purchase to Pay Processes & Operations – Tactical purchasing, purchasing support

Skills Required

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Company Overview

A digital platform for Jobs, Work & Talent Solutions. Our vision is to create jobs & work opportunities for billion minds. Our mission is to help employers worldwide get access to quality talent and talent solutions in a click.

'SCIKEY Assured,' a premium managed services offering by SCIKEY, delivers the best outcomes to enterprise customers globally for talent solutions getting delivered offshore, remotely, or on-premise. We are super-proud to be working with some of the world's most iconic Fortune1000 brands

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