Procurement Manager

Description

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services 

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable 

Specialism

IFS – Human Capital (HC) 

Management Level

Manager 

Job Description & Summary

A career in Procurement, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and manage the procurement of all goods and services required by PwC for operational and strategic purposes. As a part of the team, you’ll assist in developing our standard practices and compliance infrastructure, managing relationships for both internal clients and suppliers to aid in the strategic selection of suppliers, supplier diversity, and contract negotiations. 

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations.
  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensuring compliance with PwC’s procurement policies and guidelines
  • Developing procurement policies and strategies that are inventive and cost-effective.
  • Sourcing and engaging reliable and ethical suppliers and vendors.
  • Negotiating with suppliers and vendors to secure favorable terms and conditions.
  • Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility of contract.
  • Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers.
  • Maintaining a good relationship with internal and external clients and vendors, and providing quality customer service, in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Reviewing and endorsing for approval purchase orders.
  • Organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services.
  • Coordinating with internal stakeholders in vendor accreditation.
  • Coordination with internal stakeholders in performing risk assessments on potential contracts and agreements.
  • Ensuring the procurement budget is observed.
  • Promoting a culture of long-term savings on procurement costs.
  • Overseeing and managing the supply chain.
  • Preparing procurement reports. 
  • Carrying out other duties as assigned by the Directors assigned to this position including handling visitor experience from other territories.
  • And other related duties as may be required from time to time.
  • Experience of negotiating procurement contracts for Technology agreements.
  • Good understanding of contractual models and risks.
  • Good Financial and Quantitative data analysis: able to review proposals and negotiate using complex commercial models.
  • Good at managing internal and supplier communication with results-driven mentality, focusing on tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Educational Background

  • College degree or similar in business administration, supply chain management and related disciplines

Essential Requirements

  • At least five (5) years of business administrative experience specializing in procurement or supply chain management 
  • With relevant background on e procurement or supply chain management
  • Good in written and communication skills 

Preferred Experience / Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office  applications – Word, Excel, Powerpoint 
  • Proficient in Google suite application 
  • Project Management

Other capabilities

  • Ability to understand complex business scenarios and offer effective solutions, including negotiation
  • Be able to demonstrate resilience and manage conflicts positively
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to work in a high pressure deals environment
  • Excellent understanding of customer service with a strong sense on client focus 
  • Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Self-starter who is able to work independently and flexible to work outside office hours, if required
  • Amenable to work on-site (Pasig, Taguig)

To apply for this job please visit www.pwc.com.

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