Contract type: Permanent
Location: Federal Territories - Kuala Lumpur
Salary: Negotiable
Start date: 02 Jul 2021
Job Reference: 46282
Contact details: Niza Zainal Abidin
Contact email:
Contact-phone: +60 3 2202 1000
Job published: about 1 month ago


  • Supports retail site/fuel station construction and maintanence with a range of medium/high complexity sourcing, contracting and supplier performance management activities in Chinese Mandarin.
  • Responsible for developing supplier relationships and proactively identifying value opportunities.
  • Drive and manage various sourcing and contracting projects of high spend & complexity.
  • Ensure that the business requirements are well-understood and properly covered in the sourcing process. Influence business demand where required and possible.
  • Identify value levers and opportunities to maximise value in the marketplace.
  • Contribute to the development of the respective category strategies from a sourcing team’s side.
  • Develop Sourcing strategy, including options & scenarios in accordance with the respective Category strategy.
  • Define approach to market and develop source selection criteria based on the business priorities and requirement.
  • Manage and coordinate the supplier selection process to ensure the most ideal option is chosen.
  • Manage the all relevant stakeholder and supplier interactions and relationship including senior levels throughout the sourcing project.
  • Define negotiation strategy, negotiate and agree on relevant contract terms with suppliers.
  • Define contracting strategy, develop and modify contract content based on templates and manage the approval process.
  • Propose potential modifications/updates to the relevant contract templates based on category specific requirements.
  • Generate reports (status, summary etc.) and analyse data depending on the project requirements.


  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience is required (preferably in business studies).
  • Procurement related professional certification is an advantage.
  • With 5 - 7 years of practical experience in end-to-end sourcing and contracting.
  • Excellent written & oral communication skill in English and in Chinese Mandarin is a must.
  • At least 3 years of category specific experience, covering retail site construction and maintenance (or similar e.g.: industrial facility management, building maintenance, construction).
  • Previous experience in the Oil&Gas industry and/or industrical environment is an advantage.
  • Track record of successful Procurement delivery in complex, challenging international environments.
  • Proven experience with contract creation, negotiations and life-cycle management.
  • Ability to review and analyse complex data to identify issues and trends.