Procurement Manager

Location Hong Kong
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Procurement
Apply before Date not available
Job Responsibility:
Understand business needs on defined commodity and geographic scope and translate it in a procurement strategy, in consistency with global procurement strategy
  • Build needs understanding and capture all potential negotiable spend
  • Promote & ensure implementation of Total Cost of Ownership initiatives and  breakthrough opportunities to develop the business
Contribute to structure Sponsorship and Demand Management on own scope of responsibility
  • Organize, animate and influence own internal business partners network
  • Develop synergies & optimize working process between own internal business partners & the Procurement Organization
Organize and animate own Stakeholder Network
  • Develop Procurement function and explain its role & impact to internal clients
    Manage a team Buyers 
  • Attract talents & develop resources for his team
Manage Supplier Relationship
  • Negotiate and implement contracts for local categories 
  • Supervise legal aspects & contracts and ensure their compliance 
  • Monitor supplier portfolio performance and Corporate Responsibility
Manage Expense & Procurement performance
  • Monitor Savings & procurement KPIs  (for his scope of responsibility)
  • Capture and share Knowledge and Best Practices
  • Implement Procurement tools & best practices to increase Procurement efficiency
Support category sourcing strategy definition and recommend actions plan, set up objectives with KPIs,
  • Mitigate risks & capture opportunities (short and mid-term) for the assigned categories,
  • Capture and recommend Total Cost of Ownership strategy options for decision.
Ensure implementation through RFx management & suppliers selection for a given category
  • Run Regional RFx and recommend supplier selection based on solid criteria evaluation,
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers, anticipate key issues, and protect AXA for a given category.
Support Head of Procurement to:
  • Implement AXA Procurement standards including policies and procedures, tools and processes, including the further implementation of Category Management and Spend Management,
  • Optimize Procurement activities and support agreed actions to enhance Procurement organization maturity,
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with key business stakeholders and Finance peers

Qualifications Requirement:
  • University graduate with minimum 5 yrs experience in Project Management/Procurement (hands-on sourcing and contract management experience involving GenEx, IT commodities), preferably in MNC or insurance company,
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, including sound experience in working with C+ level executives/management,
  • Good time management skills,
  • High standard of spoken and written English (and preferably Chinese),
  • Sound understanding of legal requirements for tendering, contract management,
  • Knowledge of tools of procurement (e-procurement),
  • Excellent negotiation experience and skills.

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.


In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

AXA Hong Kong, a member of the AXA Group, prides itself of serving over 1 million customers in Hong Kong and Macau. Besides being one of the largest health protection providers in Hong Kong, it is also the number 1 General Insurance provider1 and a market leader in motor insurance.

AXA Hong Kong is committed to helping its customers achieve stability and prosperity through providing a comprehensive range of life, health, property and casualty protection, as well as wealth management and retirement solutions.

We believe it is our inherent responsibility to support the communities we operate in, hence creating a sustainable business via constant and considerable contribution in the dimensions of health, environment and the community.

1Based on 2013 Office of the Commissioner of Insurance market share statistics

We offer excellent career prospects and attractive remuneration package to the right candidates.