Turner Broadcasting Procurement Buyer in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Posting Job Title Procurement Buyer

Time Warner Division Turner

Business Unit_TBS




Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Games – Development & Publishing

Online Content/Services

Area of Interest Procurement/Supply Chain/Logistics


Hong Kong - Hong Kong

Requisition #


Position Type Temporary

Posting Job Description

Duties: - Role has primary responsibility for sourcing supplier opportunities to generate commercial savings, risk avoidance, goods/service enhancements and ensure compliance with procurement policies / procedures- Supplier negotiations, plus supporting documentation workflows, research, analytics and tenders - Dovetails with local SSC P2P workflows, Ariba preparation and implementation support- Role sits under the direction of the Procurement team within Finance Supplier Engagement (65%)- Pro-actively engage stakeholders to identify opportunities that will reduce costs and enhance supplier deliverables to meet business demands (short and long-term)- On-going maintenance of suppliers to optimise relationship and deliverables (SLA, KPI, reports)- Run tenders for stakeholders, negotiate, support contracting and help set suppliers service levels- Drive supply category rationalisation, continually enhance and ensure all suppliers are contracted- Work with Legal, Compliance, HR, P2P and other key supporting resources. Escalate concerns Supplier Management (20%)- Run tenders, e-auctions and leverage supplier contracts database via our PX Procurement tool- Leverage information / supplier spend via TWGS spend platform to leverage opportunities - Ensure all contracts have internal owners. Proactively notify owners in advance of contract expiry - Optimise results, work with wider resources (e.g. TWGS, country, regional & TI Procurement)- Liaising with HR, Accounts Payable, Legal to escalate issues. Randomly check monthly invoice values and follow up as requiredSupplier Support (15%)- Ensure supplier engagement workflow is followed / supported and we dovetail with P2P teams- Run supplier benchmarking, due diligence, category spend reports and share with stakeholders - Support stakeholders with supplier issues / opportunities and ensure we align with policy - Source new / alternate suppliers, liaising with internal requestor(s)- Promote use of the Procurement team, demonstrating advantages and results- Help ensure all suppliers are contracted, comply with Ethical, Anti-Bribery and other policies

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & WORK EXPERIENCEESSENTIAL DESIRABLEGood knowledge / experience of Procurement as a buyer. Capable / confident in running tenders and negotiations. Minimum 4 years. Experience within media / broadcast environment. Experience buying goods / services with a boutique environment. Strong analytic skills. Ability to determine commercial cost of goods and services from contracts Knowledge of Procure 2 Pay (P2P) processes, ideally PeopleSoft / Ariba. General understanding of Finance, budgeting,Proven savings deliverables. Able to clearly communicate rationale behind a decision to engage / change suppliers Experience within in Media or Broadcasting sector. Experienced within an international companyAbility to apply a broad understanding of financial management principals to ensure decisions are fiscally responsible and based on budgets Driving process by designing, implementing and managing projects / negotiations to a successful conclusionCOMPETENCIES ESSENTIAL DESIRABLEAbility to persuade, influence and explore positions / alternatives to reach outcomes that will gain stakeholder acceptance Comfortable working within a continually adapting business. Experience working in a digital, multi-media environmentStrong attention to detail and follow-up. Used to working under pressure and using own initiative.Ability to self-diagnose & solve problems Proven ability in prioritising a challenging workload of competing priorities. Stakeholder management experienceExcellent Microsoft Office skills, specifically, advanced Excel, (Vlookup, pivot, macros, etc.) Able to solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and articulate results to stakeholdersExcellent proven communicator and collaborator. Confident dealing with all levels of seniority Ability and drive to achieve and surpass targets. Demonstrates a passion for improving deliveryLANGUAGES / INTERESTS ESSENTIAL DESIRABLEEnglish (good business written and verbal) Cantonese (written and verbal)Mandarin (written and verbal)Manages own time, proactively manages workload effectively and ensures deadlines are met. A flexible / professional approach to work Able to consider likely effect on others any words, actions and approaches will have on stakeholders and supplier relationshipsFlexible, committed to quality, effectiveness and accuracy Should have a genuine interest in, and dedication to work within a Procurement roleTeam Player with excellent telephone manner; communication skills Thrive in a collaborative, team environment and simultaneously self-motivated when autonomous