Company: Worldwide Recruitment Solutions
Skills: Supply & Distribution, Supply Chain Management
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Part Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Asia, Hong kong
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
This is your opportunity to join this global blue chip organisation as a senior procurement specialist overseeing utility (Water, Gas and Electricity) service agreements across various territories within their Asia Pacific region with contract spends up to and over 100 million Euros. This role will be based out of either Shanghai or Hong Kong.

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This multi-national corporation operates in more than 100 countries supplying products to industries ranging from construction to agriculture. Their APAC region is characterised by a dynamic matrix structure, each territory having its own procurement teams as well as a regional team. You would fit into their regional team overseeing their utility service agreements and supplier relationship management.


You will play a key role in developing business intelligence within the APAC utilities sector and applying this intelligence in the development of long term supply agreements for onsite steam, electricity, industrial gases, water and wastewater services supply. You will lead a virtual team of procurement colleagues within the Asia Pacific encouraging collaboration and leveraging the team's ability to ensure that the Category delivers agreed targets and service standards, on time and within budget. You will provide professional guidance to localised procurement colleagues in various countries driven by category characteristics and encouraging best practice processes throughout the region

You will play a key role in supplier relationship management, negotiating and maintaining relationships with suppliers across the region within a holistic approach to balance the need for cost savings, value creation, risk management and business continuity. Spends will exceed 100 Million Euros requiring strong strategic level relationship management and ensuring effective contracting strategies and risk management principles are applied.

You will develop and implement service / materials supply concepts and strategies across Asia Pacific region to achieve optimum commercial conditions and supply security, linked to business requirements and overall company strategy. A key success criteria will be your ability to integrate into and lead teams, a cohesive team based approach is the underpinning of this department's success


You will need to hold a formal qualification in engineering, procurement or supply chain with strong experience within a utilities, engineering or chemicals sector at a group procurement level overseeing multiple territories. You will need to have handled large value (50 million Euro+) long term supply contracts and understand the key principles associated with contracting and risk management. Additional training within the commercial field would be an added benefit, a balance between technical and commercial acumen will be crucial as will be your ability to integrate into a team.


My client will cover relocation costs as well as provide a settling in allowance. The salary will be highly negotiable.

Should you feel you have the required skills please contact Neil Nixon at WRS.
WRS is an independent recruitment consultancy established by experienced recruiters to service the Oil & Gas Industry.

With over 50 yrs of combined recruitment experience and an intimate knowledge of the International market place we established ourselves initially in the E&P market - building strong links throughout the industry with Major Operators through to Smaller Independents and Consultancies.

As our business has grown, so has our focus and we now have major clients in all aspects of the Oil & Gas industry from Service Companies, Independent Oil Companies to and Refineries.

Our consultants specialise in very specific areas and so have an in depth knowledge of the clients that YOU want to be working for.

We have established relationships with some of the worlds leading Companies and have access to some of the most desirable job opportunities around. our dedicated team have the contacts to get your CV in front of the people who can make your career aspirations a reality!

We will spend time getting to know exactly what you are looking to gain from your next career move and focus our efforts purely on sourcing opportunities for you that will fit the profile of the career step that you were looking for, whilst all the time being on hand to guide you from the 1st Interview to the 1st day of your new role.

Geographically we cover: Europe, Scandinavia, UAE, Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australasia and the Americas.

Our areas of expertise include:

E&P: Geology, Geophysics, Reservoir / Petroleum Engineering, Senior E&P appointments.

Engineering: Management, Process, Electrical, Piping, Mechanical, Structural, Subsea, Pipeline, Offshore Engineering

Commissioning: Management, Engineering, Supervision, Hook-Up.

Control: Management, Cost, Estimation, Planning, Contracts, Procurement

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