Procurement Manager – Global Store Design and Constructions - DFS9112958 in Hong Kong at DFS

Date Posted: 12/28/2020

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Job Description

DFS is the world's leading luxury retailer serving the travellers in the world. We are currently seeking a Procurement Manager to join our Global Store Design and Constructions team at our Global Headquarters in Hong Kong.

Key Responsibilities:
Perform global sourcing and procurement of retail store development.
• Work closely with Design Director as part of designing and planning materials for new store concepts.
• Work closely with Cost Mgmt Director as part of controlling the cost of the global supplier network.
• Assist the development and implementation of new store concept and lite concept, including holistic value engineering.
• Interact with designing- and consultants and companies to translate and transfer store concepts into strategy and related roll-out plan.
• Develop and implement global purchasing guidelines and policies to the current procurement and supply-chain for retail stores.
• Re-organise regional procurement processes into a centralised, global sourcing and integrated supply chain by integrating and leveraging new sourcing and procurement structures, tools and strategies.
• Establish internal E-Procurement tool.
• Create new process for assessing local and global suppliers.
• Create RFP, RFQ, bet and tender processes Standards.
• Create price lists from different suppliers for repeated fixtures and negotiate them.
• Collaborate with legal department by creating and managing all degrees of legal supplier documents from NDA to multi-level framework agreements.
• Manage LVMH audit processes related to different suppliers’ origins, to ensure alignment with group’s code of conduct and CSR requirements.
• Lead and direct strategic sourcing initiatives through multi-step sourcing process
• Collaborate to materials and fit out system design and selection, procure and supply alternatives with same look & feel.
• Interact and collaborate with designers and architects
• Search and source new suppliers, vendors, contractors on a global level, with high percentage of travel and visiting factories to qualify, review and approve.
• Guide and manage the team in tracking and monitor supplier markets for construction, raw materials including benchmarking against industry/market standards
• Manage existing spending to minimize cost while improving efficiency and effectiveness across all functions
• Integrate and leverage new sourcing and procurement structures, tools and strategies
• Lead complex negotiation strategies with suppliers to assure compliance and commercial requirements are met

Key Requirements:

• Strategic or Procurement Management degree holder from an accredited University (Bachelor required, Master preferred) or other Technical Qualification.
• 3-5 plus years of store development/procurement experiences
• Architecture or Engineering background to be able to read drawings
• Demonstrated strong analytical and diagnostic skills
• Involvement in Design decision making
• Experienced in contract development and negotiation for goods and services
•Fluency in English language. Mandarin is optional but recommended.