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Job Number 19000FXC
Job Category Procurement, Purchasing, and Quality Assurance
Location Asia/Pacif/Australia Region, Hong Kong S.A.R., Hong Kong VIEW ON MAP
Position Type Management
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As one of the key members of the International Procurement and the Continent Lodging teams, contributes expertise to support functional and strategic objectives. Works with a high degree of independence, developing short-term goals for own department in alignment with broader business and continent objectives. Is a recognized authority in Procurement, often serving as discipline interface with other areas. Oversight responsibility for selection, supervision and development of staff in accordance with company policies and procedures.
The key responsibilities of this position includes:
Leads the procurement (sourcing / contracting) leveraging opportunities
Builds a strong Procurement Operations for continuous performance improvement
Develops the appropriate continental procurement strategy
Leads, develops and optimizes a multi-cultural procurement team
2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration or Hotel Management, or related major plus 4 years’ experience in Operations or related professional area.
4-year bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Business Administration or Hotel Management, or related major plus 2 years’ experience in Operations or related professional area.
Graduate/post graduate degree
10+ years of business management leadership experience.
Direct experience managing project teams and individuals in challenging projects.
Expertise and proven track record in managing complex, multifunctional initiatives preferred.
Experience in providing direction and performing responsibilities via influence ability preferred.
Proven success in introducing major change to complex organizations preferred.
Exceptional project/program management competence and skills preferred.
Ability to distribute, assign and ensure completion of work throughout various teams without direct management authority preferred.
Ability to influence others, including those at senior organizational levels preferred.
Strong analytical skills for planning, estimating, budgeting and monitoring program/project work preferred.
Ability to form and foster high performing teams preferred.
Ability to accomplish results through others, particularly by establishing relationships and effective controls preferred.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas in easy to understand business terms preferred.
Leads the Procurement (Sourcing / Contracting) Leveraging Opportunities
Enhance leverage opportunity coordinated via the various above property procurement groups.
Collaborate with other MIP continental offices to leverage global opportunities and strategies.
Collaborate with other functions (ie finance, GLT) and clusters to identify leveraging opportunities.
Diversity suppliers = evaluate and support potential companies integration. Formalized approach via Global Certified Organizations. (ie WE Connect, MSD China , Supply Nation).
Builds a Strong Procurement Operations for Continuous Performance Improvement
Creates effective contracting tools to document, outline and communicate relevant information to the wider hotel community.
Creates a platform to effectively manage BRAND, CLS and GO directives.
Maintains a high level and transparent dialogues/relations with Owners.
Maintains and enhance a cost effective MIP organization.
Champions the deployment and the data analytics relating to procurement.
Develops the Appropriate Continental Procurement Strategy
Develops an annual and multi years procurement strategies, anticipating market conditions and company growth
Develops and implements a successful new opening/renovation structure
Establishes Procurement Management Business Objectives for MIP, Cluster and Hotel Procurement.
Leads, Develops and Optimizes a Multi-cultural Procurement Team
Develops and implements effective Multi-Level procurement training programs to enhance knowledge and skill set.
Champions a high level of business ethic and integrity in the Continent (Procurement team, Clusters, hotels).
Manages and develops a multi-cultural and discipline team (contracting / 5Su & FFE / Clusters / Special Projects) based on multiple locations across the continent.
Partners with Human Resources to attract, develop, and retain the right people to support the strategic priorities of the organization. Ensures effective structures, processes, jobs, and performance management systems are in place. Sets goals and expectations for direct reports using the LPP, aligns performance and rewards, appropriately address performance issues and holds staff accountable for successful results.
Creates and sustains a work environment the focuses on fair and equitable treatment and associate satisfaction to enable business success.
Generating Talent and Organizational Capability
Learning and Applying Professional Expertise