Procurement Support Manager (Fresh Food)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Hong Kong
Permanent
292 days ago
DEPARTMENT:

The Strategic Procurement Department is focused on delivering effective business solutions through a strategic management approach of our costs, our supplier base and the continuous improvement of our internal processes whilst upholding professionalism, integrity and good governance.

JOB_DESCRIPTION:

You will:
  • Be responsible for demand planning of food related sub categories across the entire business and ensure Procurement's early involvement;
  • Develop and implement sub category plans within food cluster which ensures supply availability, meets quality and food safety standards, and delivers best value to the Club;
  • Monitor market intelligence and sourcing opportunities to ensure the Club's future growth needs are supported;
  • Lead the sub-category team to execute strategic initiatives / supplier strategies (sourcing approach / tendering etc) to manage qualtiy of incoming goods and optimize cost
  • Develop and maintain strong supplier relations what make the Club a customer of choice;
  • Ensure reliability of supply chain
  • Conduct sourcing and competitive tendering process to ensure opportunities for innovation are fully evaluated and, where appropriate, introduced or implemented in the Club
  • Lead cross departmental tenders and procurement projects and ensure all related procurement activities are in compliance with the Club's policy
  • Manage global strategic sourcing and obtain the best option for the Club to support the centralized food and beverages procurement operation
  • Build strong supplier relationships and handle commercial and contract negotiations
  • Formulate procurement strategies to manage quality of incoming materials and optimize material costs
  • Manage supplier performance and ensure food safety
  • Drive continuous improvement for the procurement function through analysis, market benchmarking and sharing of best practices


ABOUT_YOU:

You should have:
  • Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain or related disciplines
  • Procurement qualifications (e.g. CIPS) will be an advantage
  • At least 8 years of work experience in food and beverage procurement
  • Experience in sourcing fresh food items for a wide range of dining outlets and new product development will be an advantage
  • Strong food and beverage product knowledge and good local market knowledge
  • Experience in managing tender process and preparation of tender documents
  • Positive attitude with the can do spirit and a good team player
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Good command of Chinese and English


TERMS_OF_EMPLOYMENT:

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates with less experience will be considered as Assistant Procurement Manager.

CLOSING_DATE:

Only shortlist candidates will be notified.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the Club\'s notice to employees and prospective employees relating to the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. A copy of which will be provided immediately upon request.
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