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Aircraft Maintenance Services Procurement Executive

  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • Cathay Pacific

Department: Procurement and Aircraft Trading
Reports to: Aircraft Maintenance Services Procurement Manager

Purpose:

This position will be responsible for identifying and driving procurement benefits of the category by collaborating with client departments to manage third party expenditure, leading end-to-end sourcing process, leading supplier assessment and tender evaluation, and managing supply relationship.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and drive category opportunities in conjunction with client departments and the category manager.
  • Assist and support the category manager in carrying out any other relevant duties which may be required.
  • Lead supplier assessment and benchmarking process and conduct detailed analytical work for planning purposes.
  • Execute end-to-end sourcing process, from market research, RFP preparation, financial analysis, negotiation and evaluation to contracting.
  • Support the development and implementation of the category procurement strategy to actively manage costs and deliver value.
  • Develop strong supplier relationships and ensure suppliers deliver as per their contractual obligations with a focus on long term supplier relationship management.

Requirements:

  • University Graduate. Business and/or aviation-related degree will be an advantage.
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant commercial experience and a relevant environment.
  • Strong interest or background in Commerical or Procurement. A relevant professional qualification will be an advantage (e.g. CIPS).
  • Relevant experience in supply market analysis, RFP exercies, cost evaluation and contract management.
  • Knowledge of the category economics and operating model is desirable.
  • Strong business acumen, influencing and analytical skill.
  • Excellent interpersonal; and communication skills, with a proven ability to effectively develop relationships with cross-functional teams and at multiple organisation levels.
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines.
  • Numerate and with good computer skills.
  • Fluent in spoken English.

Competencies:

  • Developing Professional Expertise
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Planning and Organising
  • Continuous Improvement and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Building Partnerships
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness

Application deadline: 13 August 2019

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