SENIOR PURCHASING AGENT – CONSTRUCTION

 

COMPANY NAME Tiger Resort Leisure & Entertainment, Inc. (Okada Manila)
POSITION TITLE Senior Purchasing Agent – Construction
SCOPE AND RANGE The Senior Purchasing Agent is responsible for the sourcing, negotiation and processing of construction materials and equipment required by the company. This position is also responsible for all aspects of supplier relationship management (SRM) to ensure costeffective products and services are provided to the BUs ensuring consistent quality and timely deliveries. Responsible for maintaining and achieving appropriate targets and objectives (i.e. cost avoidance, cost savings, etc.)
JOB DESCRIPTION
    • I. General Procurement Practices
    • To observe and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Procurement
    • To perform Procurement activities as directed; and any Procurement related tasks and ad hoc projects thus assigned by the Company
    • To perform data entry tasks associated with processing the Purchase Requisition to a Purchase Order or Blanket Purchase Order
    • To use all templates required for effective planning and execution; including but not limited to RFI/RFQ/RFP/BQ documents, savings trackers, proposal scorecards, bid analysis documents and award recommendation documents
    • To audit the quality of the purchased goods/services to the standards as specified; conduct inspections if necessary during production or at the time of delivery
    • To observe the Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics at all times
    • To observe any and all safety requirements and practices
    • To be the first point of contact to the BUs for their procurement needs and to respond in a timely manner
    • To use all templates required for effective planning and execution; including but not limited to RFI/RFQ/RFP/BQ documents, savings trackers, proposal scorecards, bid analysis documents and award recommendation documents
    • To monitor and coach the Purchasing Agents on the team
    • II. Sourcing and Negotiating
    • To follow SOP in conducting sourcing and procurement initiatives in accordance with company-wide objectives,
    • To ensure that all suppliers are properly certified and accredited before conducting business
    • To utilize strategic initiative in the negotiation of goods and services to enhance the benefits to the company
    • To utilize the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) when evaluating bid responses
    • To analyze and adopt best practices when negotiating
    • III. Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
    • To source new suppliers and conduct relevant checks to ensure that the suppliers are creditable.
    • To evaluate and assist in the scoring of suppliers’ performance keep constant contact and liaison with end-users to ensure their needs are closely attended to, with prompt response to enquiries and fast turnaround time on sourcing and order delivery; Timely report on order status and follow up on outstanding information;
    • To coordinate with delivery of goods and services by working with the vendors, warehouse, receiving and logistics teams as well as the end users;
    • To conduct vendor evaluations and make recommendations where necessary
    • IV. Market Intelligence
    • To collect and compile market data in the form of supplier pricing and to maintain the integrity of the data by constant reporting
    • To prepare regular reports on activities in the marketplace including new products, changes to products and factors in the marketplace that would adversely affect pricing
QUALIFICATIONS  
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain or other relevant discipline is required.
  • Recognized professional accreditation from CIPS or ISM such as CPM/CPSM or the equivalent is preferred.
WORK EXPERIENCE
  • At least 3 years solid experience in purchasing with extensive product knowledge.
  • Knowledge of construction material is required
  • Excellent business, financial and negotiating skills are required
  • Possess strong communication skills (both written and verbal) Highly developed analytical thinking, understanding and application of logical or analytical thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
  • Knowledge of world class sourcing tools and experience implementing them
  • Demonstrated experience in sourcing techniques to provide cost savings while maintaining quality
SKILLS/ COMPETENCIES
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Good negotiation and analytical skills
  • Experience in Microsoft Office and familiar with ERP systems.
  • Intermediate skills with Excel required
LANGUAGES Fluent in English (oral and written) and local language (Tagalog)
WORK LOCATION New Seaside Drive, Paranaque City 1701 Metro Manila
CONTACT DETAILS Interested applicants may send their CVs directly to : recruitment@okadamanila.com