Sourcing Specialist

Managed Programs · Hong Kong, Quarry Bay
Department Managed Programs
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Role

Sourcing Specialist

 

Location

Hong Kong


Who we are

Program Management

At ELEVATE, we offer a unique and impactful career journey designed to empower our teams to influence change. Join our team for a truly international experience.  With 24+ offices globally (and still growing), you will have exposure to real issues that span the globe. Fasten your seatbelt for an energetic and dynamic experience where you will enable clients to meet the challenge of navigating risk across the value chain.  Companies and organizations specifically outsource programs to us in order to leverage our world-class capabilities and reputation for innovation and quality execution, global research and in-depth expertise on the ground in key sourcing markets, and experience in sustainability strategy and shaping community investment initiatives.

 

Job overview at a glance

This role supports Sourcing manager for all spend areas in achieving the goal of significant initial cost reductions and regional sourcing and works closely with Sourcing manager in building and vetting supplier list in the region, analysing spend data, and preparing monthly status reports. This role will report to Regional Sourcing Manager in Hong Kong.

 

Who you are

Are you thrilled by the idea of working in a business that aims tackle the world’s biggest challenges? Do you want to work:

  • on environmental, social and governance issues
  • with an amazing team of like-minded creative thinkers
  • in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • for some of the biggest and most forward-looking brands in the world

 

Responsibilities

Sourcing Activities:

  • Research and identify new and potential suppliers
  • Inspect and evaluate the quality of quotation product according to focused area and internal policy
  • Prepare proposals, request quotes, and negotiate purchase terms and conditions
  • Perform source planning, conduct market research and develop the supply market
  • Investigate issues with products/suppliers and coordinate for a solution
  • Prepare reports and maintain accurate procurement records
  • Inspect items prior to production to ensure requirements have been met
  • Set up lab test and inspection schedule when required
  • Liaising with suppliers, sample handling
  • Develop and maintain effective supplier relationships for assigned categories
  • Monitor existing supplier performance to define service levels and cope with operation needs

 

Qualifications

  • University degree, preferably in business, or a related quantitative field
  • 3+ years of experience in sourcing and supply chain management, preferably in sundry / multicar areas,
  • Possess strong skills in Excel or other data management systems
  • Possess a passion for finding information on new and innovative trends to relevant industries
  • Work independently to prioritize numerous requests simultaneously and manage work schedule with minimum supervision
  • Candidate with more experience can be considered as a Senior Sourcing Specialist
  • Good communication skills in Mandarin and English both oral and written
  • Travel will be required

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

ELEVATE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by local law. Personal data provided by applicants will be treated as confidential information and will be used exclusively for employment purposes only.  Only short-listed candidates will be notified.  Applicants who are not invited for an interview may consider their applications filed for future reference.

To learn more about career opportunities at ELEVATE, please visit our Careers Page here: https://www.elevatelimited.com/careers/


Updated: Oct 2021

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  • Location
    Hong Kong, Quarry Bay
  • Department
    Managed Programs
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level