Reports to: Catering and Lounges Procurement Manager
Department: Procurement & Aircraft Trading
This position will be responsible for improving the productivity and value of the category by collaborating with client departments to manage third party expenditure through demand management, category planning and supply relationship management expertise.
。Assist the Procurement Manager in the development and implementation of category strategies, in collaboration with Business units for relevant categories of spend.
。Lead end-to-end sourcing process, from market research, RFP preparation, financial analysis, negotiation and evaluation to contracting
。Conduct market intelligence and provide feedback on product and commercial information
。Perform cost analysis and day-to-day pricing updates on menu change
。Professionally manage both supplier relationships and develop partnership with strategic suppliers.
。Execute, in collaboration with Business units, performance measurements for managing on-going supplier relationships; and continually seek improvements from the supply market
。Contract and Commercial negotiations with suppliers to obtain the best value for CX.
。Assist in the development of creative and innovative approaches to the market which:
．Promote the value of CX to suppliers;
．Access supplier innovation and benefits, if possible, before the competition;
．Maintain maximum independence and opportunity for future flexibility;
．Minimize risk exposure for the airline.
。Provide a value added professional and ethical procurement solution which satisfies BU’s business needs through the adoption of best practices ensuring achievement of quality and cost targets.
。Implement the procurement policy, tools and processes in managing the categories as assigned.
。Lead supplier assessment and bench-marking processes.
。Conduct detailed analytical work for planning purposes.
。Provide support to the Procurement Manager and carry out any other relevant duties or projects which may be required.
Application deadline: 25 January 2021
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