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Sovereign’s Capital

Regional Category Procurement Manager, Corporate ServicesMalaysia



Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Get to know the Role:

We are looking for a Regional Category Procurement Manager to help lead the Corporate Services (Legal, HR, Financial Services, Insurance and Travel)  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!

Responsibilities of the Role:

      Category Strategy Development

  • Assess opportunities, shape and develop category sourcing strategies and/or execute defined category strategies for Marketing BTL and Professional Services

  • Develop business case, cost/benefit analysis to support Optimisation/Efficiency opportunities.

  • Present complex category and commodity operational/financial data to stakeholders/executives

  • Demonstrates sound track record in  Corporate Services categories such as, Legal, HR, Financial Services, Insurance and Travel

  • Conduct macroeconomic & category spend analysis utilizing data from Grabs Spend Analytics Tool (PowerBI) & external market data 

      Stakeholder Management and Business Partnering

  • Build relationships with key business stakeholders in order to gather category requirements and specifications from departments, category, and subject matter experts

  • Collaborate & Build relationships with business stakeholders to proactively identify business needs, for example : seeking measures to improve agency/supplier performance through effective contracts, performance evaluation, and active mediation in resolution of issues

  • Rationalizing the supply base and developing preferred roster of suppliers. Actively benchmark, negotiate costs and drive best in class SLAs

  • Partner effectively with legal teams in reviewing and approving contracts/agreements

  • Collaborate and lead internal procurement teams to deliver flawless end-to-end procurement projects (source-to-contract, procure-to-pay)  

      Procurement Discipline Mastery

  • Own the process for supplier management from sourcing, selection, evaluation, pricing, contract management, contract compliance and audit inquiries for Corporate & HR Services

  • Attention to detail in drafting & reviewing commercial documents (RFPs, RFQs, RFIs, Contracts)

  • Analyze, implement and develop or follow thru cost savings initiatives; Knowledge in spend analysis, demand forecasting

  • Develop and deploy change management practices relating to assigned categories

  • Aware and experienced with Procure to Pay fundamentals 

      Internally driven, externally inspired

  • Maintain strong awareness of the category thru investigation of new supply markets and assess capabilities

 The must haves:

  • You have the Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility required to work at Grab

  • Absolute integrity in managing the supplier relationship, avoiding real and perceived conflicts of interests

  • Excellent in communications with all levels of the organization, and professionally with external partners;

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and possess strong prioritization skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously;

  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and work effectively under high pressure and fast paced environments

  • Strong team player and able to lead or participate on cross functional teams to deliver collective goals; 



  • Degree in any Business Management, Finance, or any relevant study.

  •   5-10 years procurement experience in leading or managing within Professional/Corporate Services categories

  • Prior experience in working with cross-functional teams, and possess cross cultural competency 

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