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Procurement Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Procurement
Location
Malaysia - Development Centre

About us

The procurement team is expanding to keep up with our ambition.  This has created new roles for Procurement Managers across all the procurement categories – Marketing, IT, Property, IT, Retail, Logistics.  We want you to help deliver our objectives.  We’re a lean team focused on driving real value in enabling a rapidly growing business. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to take a role in a category with a global remit.  We are looking for people who can create impact and will thrive within a dynamic environment.  We are implementing the very latest procurement technology to help us deliver our goals.

Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition. 

About the role

This role would suit someone looking to develop their procurement careers within category management and/ or general indirect procurement.    

You should see your role as improving business outcomes, rather than ticking boxes.  The role will support our Global Property Procurement team for all the related category strategies, and providing contract negotiation support by leveraging data as a key differentiator.

There will be opportunities for career development within category management and potentially in other Business Services functions: we are building a global team.

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the execution of the overall category strategy to achieve or exceed agreed savings targets for Property category.

  • Managing competitive bidding processes using Dyson’s preferred tool, Ariba Sourcing (RFIs, RFPs, e-auctions etc).

  • Helping to develop a supply base to build the capacity and capability to deliver the business’ requirements.

  • Supporting Dyson’s supplier management and corporate, social and environmental standards programmes within the supply base.

  • Continually monitoring compliance across the indirect spend and driving corrective action as necessary.

Customers / Stakeholders

  • As part of the relevant Procurement Team, support the development of dynamic, robust, forward-looking category plans based on business needs, supply market dynamics, and technological changes in marketplace.

  • Engage with team members to keep them appraised of project progress

Teamwork

  • Exemplify the Dyson values: Different, Authentic, Pioneering.

  • Exemplify the Dyson behaviours: Independence, Integrity, Transparency, Loyalty

  • Bring drive, energy and pace to project activity.

  • Display a hunger to learn and progress.

  • Adopt and leverage agile ways of working.

  • Make time and care about personal development, keeping a live development plan.

  • Collaborate on a global scale, across markets, cultures and projects

Operational Effectiveness & Control

  • Support in delivering a pipeline of projects to achieve or exceed agreed savings target for the category.
  • Keep management appraised of issues and progress on projects.
  • Ensure category and project data (savings, pipeline, milestones, risks, issues, taxonomy) is accurate and reflective of reality.
  • Ensure quality of content and compliance with relevant sourcing and category planning governance

About you

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent.

  • Fluent oral and written English

  • 3 – 7 year’s experience in procurement with experience of RFPs, RFIs, RFxs. Prior experience in Property categories procurement is an added advantage

  • Hungry to learn

  • Comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced, challenging environment

  • Good numeracy and analytical skills (Excel)

  • Knowledge of category procurement across Property categories primarily.

  • Experience of e-procurement processes and systems (Ariba)

  • Skilled, or capable of being skilled, in all sourcing process disciplines

  • Experience of working with international teams

  • Able to work in diverse environments and adhere to highest ethical standards

  • Confidence and credibility with good communication and relationship management skills

  • Demonstrates personal energy, productivity, encouraging good resilience in others

  • Demonstrate a strong team ethic but also be willing to take initiative and to assume responsibility

  • A driven self-starter; who has the ability to work autonomously and as part of a small team.

  • Identifies and raises opportunities and/or challenges

  • Commercially astute and with a strong eye for detail

Benefits

Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition. #LI-DYSON


Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.