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Category Assistant Manager, Regional ProcurementMalaysia



Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Get to know our Team:

The Grab Procurement team is a young, dynamic team responsible for finding the “perfect match” between Grab and external supply base. We make impact to the business by ensuring our efforts are guided by sound understanding of the business needs and corporate goals - that we partner smartly, buy wisely, efficiently, ethically, and that we enable mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers. If you are looking for opportunities to make your mark, shape and actively contribute to transformational change in procurement, then you should join our team!

Get to know the Role:

We are looking for a Regional Category Procurement Assistant Manager to help lead some of the Indirect categories in Grab. We believe a successful candidate has the Heart and Honour to wield solid procurement fundamentals into effective practice in a fast growing company; has Humility to unlearn and relearn in a dynamic environment; has Hunger to bring innovation to his/her category. If you believe you have what it takes then we’d love to hear from you!

The day-to-day activities:

  • You are responsible for shaping and executing Category Strategy for:

    • Marketing Services (Creative, Production, BTL & events) 

    • Professional Services focusing on Consulting & taxation

    • Travel

  • You will collaborate with regional business teams in identifying opportunities for spend effectiveness and cost efficiencies while balancing our need for speed to market Vs Compliance

  • You will co-create category/sub-category strategy (including formulating the sourcing approach) and align the strategy with business stakeholders

  • For key projects, you will lead regional sourcing with high degree of procurement technical competency, including but not limited to : issues and opportunity assessment, spend and supply base review, cost/benefit analysis, RFx (RFI/RFP/RFQ) process mastery and commercial model and contract review 

  • For region wide projects, you will collaborate with Country Procurement Leads in operationalising Category strategies

  • You are accountable for delivery of procurement savings for your categories across the region

  • You will have to familiarize and champion Grab Procurement Principles & Processes through business partner engagements. eg running trainings, sharing best practices on topics of Procurement & related processes such as Contracting, InfoSec, Data Privacy and etc

  • By continuously making business impacts, it is expected that this role elevates the Procurement’s role among stakeholder groups to become key advisers when solving business problem spaces.

The must haves:

  • Heart: You are resourceful and adaptable to change. Multiple exposures of VUCA environments will be advantageous, excellent interpersonal and communication skills is needed

  • Honour: You take pride in your ability to build strong business / stakeholder relationships with a high level of trust and integrity

  • Hunger: You are an experienced procurement professional with proven track record(at least 2 yrs) in managing the above-mentioned categories at a regional or sub-regional level

  • You have a solid know-how of procurement fundamentals from sourcing to contracting to PR/PO

  • Humility: You lead by doing, forging a career of servant leadership

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Equal opportunity

Grab is an equal opportunity employer. We owe our success to the talents of our globally-diverse team and the varying perspectives they add to our thriving community.

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