Commodity Manager

Commodity Manager

AIA Group
4-7 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Bring your career aspirations to life with AIA!Responsible for negotiating favourable terms, volume discounts and long-term contracts with suppliers and third-party providers for the procurement of goods and services. The role requires close collaboration with Technology team to ensure timely delivery of all transformation and digital initiatives.
  • Ensure strict compliance to procurement requirements aligned and as stipulated in the AIA and local sourcing policies. Ensure that Sourcing activities are carried out in a manner consistent with the highest professional, ethical, moral and legal standards.
  • Analyze spend profile of the Philam Group to understand and develop plans for category transformations, key cost measures and drivers.
  • Act as a Commodity Manager for the following spend categories: Technology and Outsourcing Arrangements.
  • Drive the end-to-end handling of Sourcing activities for said categories, from identification, rationalization and accreditation of suppliers, bidding and awarding recommendations, contract management and negotiations, up to benefit tracking.
  • Work with stakeholders in identifying, developing and executing data, report and dashboard requirements critical in the completion and execution of Business reviews. Manage critical success and standard metrics for implementations to measure utilization, sourcing processes and system performance across all applications within program.
  • Work closely with the Head of Strategic Sourcing in educating stakeholders and building a risk-based supplier management culture.
  • Drive and develop key supplier relationships that will benefit Philam Group. Act as a change support for different stakeholders in terms of issues, challenges and process improvements suggested and perform resolutions efficiently.

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Education: 4 year College Education of any business course like Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Business Management or Administration                 
  • Preferred Experience: At least 8 years of experience in a Sourcing and Procurement managerial role
  • Certifications/licenses: Supply chain / procurement memberships preferred
  • Other preferences:
    • Experience in implementation of P2P systems, e.g. SAP or Ariba
    • Experience in project management and oversight
    • Demonstrated experience developing relationships with senior stakeholders and suppliers
    • Excellent foundational written and verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills                 

Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live healthier, longer, better lives.
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About AIA Group

The roots of today’s AIA Group can be traced to 1919 when entrepreneur Cornelius Vander Starr established his first insurance business in Shanghai, China. What followed was pioneering growth, securing AIA’s position as the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group—spanning 18 markets and serving the holders of more than 38 million individual policies and more than 16 million group scheme members. AIA is based in Hong Kong and is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong under the stock code “1299 (ticker symbol: “AAGIY). AIA’s contributions have supported social and economic progress across Asia, while also advancing the reach and impact of life insurance across the region. In 2020, we paid more than US$16 billion in benefits and claims, providing essential financial protection when it was needed the most. We also take pride in the long-term relationships we have developed with our customers and agents that in many cases have continued for generations. The insurance industry plays an important role in addressing the sustainability challenges our communities face. With this in mind, AIA’s ambition is to be a global industry leader in Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG), shaping a sustainable future for the communities we serve and creating long-term value for our stakeholders. For more than a century, AIA has strived to make a significant, positive impact for our customers and communities across Asia. As we look to the future, this commitment is reinforced by our Purpose: to help millions of people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives. Our Purpose guides the decisions we make and the actions we take as an organisation—empowering and enabling people to understand and manage their health, while meeting their long-term savings and protection needs. Helping create a healthier Asia is one of the most important and valuable things we can do for our communities, today and tomorrow.

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