Procurement Analyst

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Procurement Analyst
BangkokLocalProcurementRef.: ML-147753
The Procurement Team in Maersk Line Asia Pacific Liner Operations is looking for a Procurement Analyst responsible for Maersk Line’s operational spend in Thailand.

We are looking for a Procurement Analyst being responsible for procurement and contract management activities covering Thailand, positioned within the Country Organization in Bangkok, Thailand, and reporting to the Portfolio Manager of South East Asia in Maersk Line’s Asia Pacific Liner Operations Cluster (APA LOC) in Singapore.

Experience in shipping or logistics operations and procurement is a necessity when applying, and combined with awareness of cost drivers will be highly valued in the selection process. It is necessary to possess experience within project management and have a procurement background. It is expected that candidate in previous roles have acted as project leader for cross-functional projects. The individual we are looking for must have strong communication skills, interpersonal skills through which he or she will engage a broad range of colleagues and stakeholders locally, regionally, and globally across a wide range of departments. The person will be responsible for driving key procurement projects forward, and will be an integral part of the team and its ability to deliver on our ambitious goals.

So, is this what you might be looking for?

Ensure that every dollar spent is spent professionally. This is achieved by reducing operating expenses and driving a saving mindset by applying procurement capabilities and tools. The function aims to attain a competitive asset base for the future that is fully operational, at cost, on time. The scene comes with significant pressure to cut costs and increase the returned value from our suppliers. How we overcome this challenge and catapult above our competitors is the ultimate question within LOC. This is your opportunity to join and make a difference to Maersk Line’s development!
We Offer
  • Working with the Liner Operations organization being a part of the global Maersk Line Procurement Operations team, and the wider Maersk Procurement community. New, exciting possibilities for personal and professional development.
  • You can be assured of a positive and diverse work environment where new ideas are always welcome! Furthermore, there is a great opportunity for a continued career path within the wider Procurement community in Maersk.
  • Within our own and the larger team, you will enjoy support from colleagues and management who possess extensive experience in sourcing, cost management and liner business. In terms of personal development, this position polishes your ability to deliver results through internal and external stakeholders, which in this case are several and complex.
  • Networking and interaction with Copenhagen as well as local/regional/global vendors.
Key Responsibilities
  • Managing complex procurement projects within operations in Vietnam and Cambodia, to ensure alignment between costs, commercial needs and operational execution.
  • Being accountable for integrating Contract Management frameworks to help ensure cost leadership, compliance and best in class supplier performance.
  • Accountability for problem solving, analytical work, and driving insights from analytical work related to procurement functions
  • Leading negotiations and coordinating Service Level Agreements between Maersk Line and its suppliers.
  • Performing supplier market analysis and organizing market intelligence.
  • Cooperating closely with colleagues and stakeholders in all Maersk Line offices in Thailand and with Portfolio Manager and colleagues within APA LOC in South East Asia.
  • Some travel within South East Asia must be expected.
Who we are looking for
  • Candidate must have minimum of 2 year’s experience in Procurement.
  • Candidate in Diploma/ Degree or Master’s Degree in any field.
  • Candidate with a Project Management and implementation experience is a must.
  • Candidate with Good English Communications skills.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
>Last application date: 01 June 2018.
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