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Manager, Procurement
Manager, Procurement
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
Post Date: 03 Dec 2022


The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority welcomes exceptional talent with a passion to realise the vision and mission of making the West Kowloon Cultural District a prime local and international destination for arts, culture and entertainment.

Manager, Procurement

The General Procurement team works hand in hand with user departments to find the right suppliers to support all facets of our business, from the performing arts venues to museums, the commercial function to facilities management across the district.

Our team looks after the source-to-contract for all general goods and services and facilitate artistic divisions to engage specialised suppliers for some of the most interesting artistic projects of WKCDA.

We give guidance to users on defining the sourcing strategy, setting the right requirements, and following the appropriate processes.

Reporting to General Manager, General Procurement and Administration, you oversee procurement activities and lead a team to deliver procurement projects in the assigned spend categories.

You will be responsible for :

developing category plans, identifying business requirements, designing appropriate procurement methods through to contracts execution in the best overall interest of the Authority;

managing procurement activities to ensure that the Authority’s procurement policy and procedures are implemented and adhered to;

hands-on execution of the source-to-contract process for complex procurement projects;

delivering cross-functional strategic procurement initiatives to drive supplier consolidation and spend efficiency;

coaching and leading a team of buyers to provide professional advice to stakeholders on procurement strategy and sourcing execution to achieve business goals and objectives;

reviewing, formulating and implementing internal control, documentation, reporting, ERP System and supplier management systems to maintain procurement process integrity and compliance;

streamlining and enhancing procurement operating practices and providing training to stakeholders on procurement process and best practices.

This job might be for you if:

you enjoy solving problems and get to the bottom of them to find the solution.

you can learn quickly.

you like helping others.

you pay attention to details.

you communicate effectively.

you have strong leadership and demonstrate stakeholder management skills and teamwork.

you have a genuine passion for arts and culture, with a positive, open minded, highly adaptable approach to manage stakeholder/supplier relationships.

To get the job, you need to have:

a recognised university degree in purchasing and supply chain management / quantity surveying / business management or equivalent;

around 10 years of experience in procurement, preferably 5 years at supervisory capacity gained from sizable organisations (experience in public organisations or in the arts-and-cultural industry would be an advantage);

possess high level of experience and proficiency using procurement systems e.g. SAP Ariba, Oracle etc.;

preferably with a professional membership of relevant institution; and

roficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese.

For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV on or before following date. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. The review of applications will continue until post is filled.

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Your data may be accessed by our appointed recruitment consultants who have agreed to keep confidence of all personal data in not less than the standards applicable to us. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from the submission date may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.



Hong Kong

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