APAC Sub-Category Sourcing Lead - Energy

MPH Global Services

8 - 13 years Malaysia

Intermediate School(General (College Proprietary)). Any Nationality

, Posted on June 1, 2018 1 Opening

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Job Category: Business Operations Supply Chain

Job Title: APAC Sub-Category Sourcing Lead - Energy

Industry: Energy

Location, City/Country: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Regional within APAC (40% of the time)

Status: Resident / Family / Single

Mobilization: ASAP

Contract Duration: Permanent - Direct-hire

Educational Background:

Bachelor's degree in Environmental, Engineering, Chemical, Science, Supply Chain or related degree programme.

Languages Required:

Strong written & verbal communication skills on English. Mandarin is an add advantage.

Experience Requirements:

Min 8+ sourcing experience in multi company related to energy-coal, LNG, fuel, renewable energy, risk management

Knowledge of the global energy market & outlook

Experience in renewable energy development - solar / wind, CHP, biogas

Experience in managing suppliers and cost drivers

Job Role & Responsibilities:

Position Propose

Develop and drive regional energy sourcing and strategies to leverage with the Company's regional position in the market, drive stronger connectivity, accountability and relationships with the Company's businesses, and meeting BU requirements.

Principle Accountabilities

Drive energy management efficiency with innovative and sustainable solutions in APAC region

Develop & maintain deep expertise in the energy category area (coal, LNG, electricity, fuel, renewable energy), e.g. market dynamics, supplier economics, SRM, environmental regulation and policy

Drive cost saving and deliver value; ensure intimate understanding of business needs - coordinate with local category tag, regional subcategory Business Relationship Manager (BRM) & CBS teams to achieve necessary knowledge of BU requirements and needs

Experience in energy risk management and hedging activities

Develop detailed understanding of the current subcategories activity within the Company, e.g. subcategories spending profile, supplier performance, volume forecasts, design specifications

Together with the regional category lead, develop subcategories strategies & drive execution through implementation at the enterprise and BU level with BRM

Lead regional subcategories efforts (engage & coordinate CSSP Procurement Team teams to execute strategies), e.g. gather spend baseline data, lead negotiations, cascade communication, monitor supplier performance and compliance to regional agreements

Support APAC Energy/Chemical Lead in executing global and regional category efforts (coordinate BU sourcing teams as necessary to support)

Ensure stakeholders engagement across entire sourcing lifecycle (establish responsibility matrix)

Maintain ties to appropriate industry groups and conduct ongoing research of industry benchmarks

Evaluate supplier and manage strategic supplier relationships

Establish subcategory KPIs and track performance for subcategory in coordination with BRM

Contribute and participate actively in cross functional activities/projects e.g. RTS, ACI


String interpersonal skills with ability to:

* Engage, communicate & influence senior stakeholders (internal & external)
* Establish trust & credibility with BU leaders & other functional stakeholders

Strong analytical, business process analysis & problem-solving capabilities

Ability to multi-task and coordinate initiatives in a virtual team environment

Experience in representing APAC region in global initiatives

Experience managing complex, high-value supplier relationships

Track record of success in supplier consolidation and driving spend to preferred suppliers, contracts, and frame agreements

Demonstrated ability to manage and improve vendor performance

About Us:

MPH is one of the leading technical and engineering recruitment services providers to Oil and Gas, Power, Aerospace, Defense, Telecommunications, Railway, Infrastructure, Mining Environment and Water industries worldwide.

MPH insists a lot on quality as a result it has been voted among the top quality suppliers by Total over the years. Among its many clients that trust its services is Petronas, which continues to give MPH the 'A' quality rating. MPH is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company.

MPH's specialized staff comes from 21 nationalities speaking 24 languages servicing clients worldwide. MPH recruitment specialists work across many disciplines and have the expertise to meet the client's requirements successfully making it a win-win situation for both our clients and candidates.

In the last 30 years the organization has grown from strength-to-strength having been established in 1985 in Paris, France. It is now part of Assystem Group.

Industry Type : Power Generation / Power Distribution / Energy / Nuclear Energy
Functional Area : Corporate Planning / Consulting / Strategy / M&A


Operations "Supply Chain" "Energy Market" Development

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LandLine:+230 2098432


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