Philips Market Procurement Specialist in Singapore, Singapore

Role within Procurement organization. Drives the demand side of market and project procurement (sales & IMS projects) geared to optimize total costs by ensuring the best possible solution in the applicable region/area. This role would also entail leading pre bid and post bid support for LSP's.

About Royal Philips

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips’ wholly owned subsidiary Philips Lighting is the global leader in lighting products, systems and services. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2015 sales of EUR 24.2 billion and employs approximately 104,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at .

Procurement at Philips

Are you a spirited person looking to support a world-class organization in a dynamic and competitive industry? Do you have the flair for achieving results through true collaboration with multifunctional teams of various backgrounds? If so, apply now to join our award-winning Philips Procurement team!

Within Procurement, we are continually aiming to enable total transformation on a global scale. We not only deliver savings, but we contribute to an entirely new way of working, which positively impacts our colleagues across all Philips’ businesses and functions. Having brought that influence to bear across our value chain, we are acknowledged as the Best of the Best World Class Procurement Collaboration initiative, winning the Cross-functional Collaboration Award for 2016. ( see the website from Procurement Leaders) Do you have what it takes to be a champion?

Role Summary:

As a Procurement Specialist you will be responsible for developing and executing global and regional procurement strategies for supporting Philips APAC Heath Systems business in the market and in the countries. Leading region wide strategic initiatives for acquisition of 3rd party products and services which help Philips Health Systems to deliver health solutions to our customers. Ensuring collaboration with bid teams, sales, projects and operations teams drive security of supply, quality, sustainability compliance with company policies and commercial compliance. Also, responsible for developing strategies to leverage Philips spend through aggregation of 3rd party products and services.

Job Responsibilities:

Procurement Lead for Large Scale Projects: As a lead for market solutions and services you would need to be embedded and integrated with the Bid Management teams and Solution teams for large scale projects to provide 3rd party solutions as a part of the customer solutions enabling the commercial offers of Philips Health to be most competitive.

Demand Forecast & Management: Optimizing on the sales funnel identify the volume of 3rd party requirements forecasted. Create demand signals and leverage volumes and value across the region for the most competitive value for Philips.

Execution of Category Strategy: Use the demand signals from the sales funnel to liaise with the respective category managers to design, create and execute global and regional category strategies.

Compliance Management: Implement procurement policies, procedures, processes and systems. Train business on relevant policies, procedures and systems. Support/ensure that systems and processes are in place to support all audit requirements regarding "purchase to pay“. Ensure data accuracy in systems by driving maintenance discipline.

Stakeholder management: Represent the Services & Solutions (S&S) purchasing function with regional solution center and key site stakeholders and ensure they receive accurate and user-friendly information as requested.

Coordinate global IMS purchasing initiatives within the region: Deploy global sourcing strategies and framework agreements, ensuring contract compliance. Measure supplier performance and feed information back to Category Managers. Make local market analyses, identify local suppliers, alternative products or services and communicate market intelligence to Category Managers.

Develop and manage regional/site sourcing activities and suppliers: Manage regional suppliers and select, in coordination with category managers, some of the regional/local suppliers. Analyze regional and site IMS spend to identify and prioritize sourcing initiatives. Develop purchasing strategies for regionally/site managed materials or services. Resolve supplier conflicts. Escalate to Category Managers supplier conflicts which affect key supplier relationships. Support supplier rationalization ensuring the right commercial priorities are applied. Ensure security of supply, quality compliance and commercial compliance. Provide input to budgeting process.

Job Requirements:

10 - 15 years of experience in customer oriented projects

Deep knowledge of sales processes

Strong stakeholder management skills in a matrix environment

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Experience in contract negotiations

Ability to translate supply solutions / strategies in practical implementation

Ability to pro-actively innovate and find opportunities for procurement to add value to the overall Philips business

Strategic thinking and insight

Expertise in project procurement

Addresses business procurement needs with focus on total cost of ownership

Evaluates supply trends and market developments and aligns supply based strategy with needs of business

Able to lead complex or multi business procurement projects

Our Offer

You’ll be part of a company that is committed to improving the lives of 3 billion people a year by the year 2025 through market-driven innovations in Healthcare, Lighting and Lifestyle. We are passionate about offering our employees the challenges, responsibilities, coaching and learning opportunities needed for their personal and professional development. We believe in ample reward and special recognition for a job well done, and we welcome the cultural awareness, mutual understanding, open minds and out-of-the-box thinking that come from international multidisciplinary team working.

At Philips, you can accelerate your personal growth by being part of entrepreneurial teams, building a career designed for you and integrating work-life balance throughout your career with us.