Procurement Assistant Manager
Jobs and Careers at Manulife Philippines

Procurement Assistant Manager

Manulife Philippines
6 months ago
Jobs and Careers at Manulife Philippines
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Posted 6 months ago
Apply before October 19, 2022

Job Description

The opportunity

Responsible for managing spend category ensuring established standards and specifications for quality and timeliness are met, including but not limited to internal requirement analysis, conducting baseline and market analysis, sourcing strategy development, competitive bidding process, negotiation and contract review for Manulife Philippines, Manulife Chinabank Life and Manulife Investment Management. This role will lead identified procurement initiatives and engage business units, stakeholders and subject matter experts.


  • Manages contracts or services for a particular category of service or spend on behalf of Manulife, ensuring established standards and specifications for quality and timeliness are met
  • Develop category plan that sets short, medium and long term goals and objectives of the assigned category 
  • Manage relations with key business partners and project owners to develop/maintain strong working relationships.  Engage support and agreement on how to implement the strategy.  Influence requirements from business partners necessary to evaluate and select vendors
  • Identifies, negotiates and manages vendor contracts on behalf of Manulife, ensuring that services and products meet established standards and specification for quality and timeliness
  • Engage subject matter experts (such as legal, risk and finance) in support of a specific set of category and/or a business line
  • Promote effective management of vendors to sustain value throughout the life of the contract.
  • Risk management, mitigate risks & create remediation plans to address issues
  • Assist to manage, co-lead and coach sourcing team members on delivering the KPIs and provide sourcing thought leadership and day-to-day oversight of resource activities
  • Communication and training to BU stakeholders on procurement end to end procedures.  Assist in cascading management information and analytics for Sourcing
  • Participate the implementation of sourcing system tools, process improvement and other projects

How will you create impact?

This role reports directly to Director, Procurement Lead Philippines & Emerging Markets Category SME and will provide sourcing thought leadership in identified procurement initiatives.

What motivates you?

  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit.
  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile approach and enable business outcomes.
  • You thrive in teams and enjoy getting things done together.
  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters.
  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up.
  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone.

What we are looking for

  • College graduate in Business, Supply Chain Management or related fields
  • Over 5 years of experience in managing end-to-end sourcing (preferably high spend strategic negotiations in large multinational corporation or financial service industry experience)
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Strong cost and risk management
  • Self-motivated team player, who has energy and drive, also able to motivate and get the best out of a multi-functional team and matrix organization.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer proficiency – Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  •  Added Advantage:
  • o    Experience with leading a sourcing team and procurement systems and tools
  • o    Relevant advanced degree or professional certification such as CIPS/CPSM 
  • o    Extensive knowledge preferably of IT software/SaaS solutions/vendor
  • o    Experience and expertise with commercial T&Cs, supplier contractual terms and conditions to mitigate legal and business risk 

What can we offer you?

  • A competitive salary and benefits packages.
  • A growth trajectory that extends upward and outward, encouraging you to follow your passions and learn new skills.
  • A focus on growing your career path with us.
  • Flexible work policies and strong work-life balance.
  • Professional development and leadership opportunities.

Our commitment to you

  • Values-first culture
  • We lead with our Values every day and bring them to life together.
  • Boundless opportunity
  • We create opportunities to learn and grow at every stage of your career.
  • Continuous innovation
  • We invite you to help redefine the future of financial services.
  • Delivering the promise of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • We foster an inclusive workplace where everyone thrives.
  • Championing Corporate Citizenship
  • We build a business that benefits all stakeholders and has a positive social and environmental impact.

How do you apply?

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