At Cathay Pacific, we share one common aspiration: to be the world's best airline. We believe in looking for the best in our people, in working as a team, in doing the right thing by our shareholders and our communities.
With a global team, we offer a diverse range of career choices and opportunities - in the air, on the ground; in customer service, in the office; managerial or professional roles. Our team of great people each plays a key role to deliver the quality service that we are famous for.
This position will be responsible for supporting the definition and implementation of procurement strategies for the Technology Software category and for managing the supplier relationship management process.
-Support the development and implementation of the software category procurement strategy to actively manage costs and deliver value in product acquisition campaigns and maintenance/support services.
-Conduct market analysis to identify business opportunities and supply market trends which may have positive or negative impacts on the company, develop new strategies to effectively leverage or mitigate these.
-Lead/support end to end sourcing process including proposal evaluations, commercial and contract negotiations through business award.
-Subsequently support delivery programs on commercial and contractual items.
-Develop existing and new relationships with key suppliers in the category through differentiated engagement strategies.
-Support engagement with internal stakeholders (Technology, Business Units) constructively challenge specifications and manage demand.
-Drive innovation in the category in terms of sourcing approaches to streamline and improve in-category processes.
-Actively contribute to developing a high performance culture and standards among APD community.
-Deputise for the team manager and provide guidance and leadership to the rest of the team members.
-Procurement and Category Management experience;
-Understanding of regulatory requirements and basic contract law;
-Strong commercial acumen;
-Ability to inspire, and build trust and respect among BU stakeholders and the APD community;
-Excellent people skills; including the ability to negotiate and influence internal and external stakeholders at various levels;
-Demonstrated ability to define and implement strategies;
-Approachable and decisive.
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