Purchasing Manager

Annex Digital Inc. (Manila, Philippines) 12 hours ago
Directly reports to the COO Operationally reports to the Shared Services Manager Manages daily deliverables of two (2) Purchasing Assistants Handles overall sourcing and procurement activities and implements strategies and continuous improvement of purchasing processes and systems Processes PRs, approves POs and updates Vendor Master Data in SAP (end-to-end purchasing cycle) Generates Reports such as Last Purchased Price Data and Vendor Mapping Data for stakeholders Maintains Purchasing Tracker for stakeholders that is presented during weekly Operations meetings Ensures timely, quality and cost-effective delivery of goods and services and manages their corresponding threats and risks Approves, coordinates, and documents all relevant purchasing records (SLAs, Contracts, letters to suppliers, etc.) Accredits and safekeeps updated documentary requirements submitted by suppliers, service providers and subcontractors (Vendor Accreditation Folders) Maintains positive relationships with existing and new suppliers and communicates effectively with them Coordinates with Warehouse, Logistics, Operations and Finance to ensure smooth supply chain process Leads the Team to negotiate best possible deals and partnerships with key suppliers (manufacturers and distributors) Handles import/export-related tasks Monitors the Team to strictly comply with all purchasing procedures and policies Performs other duties assigned by the COO and the Shared Services Manager Qualifications: Graduate of a 4-year course Has similar work experience and supply chain knowledge for at least 2 years Has experience in managing employees and is a good team player SAP knowledge is a plus Technical knowledge on security devices and equipment (CCTV, alarms, cameras, etc.) is an advantage Exposure to Security Technology industry is an advantage Has strong computer skills, written and communication skills Can work under pressure, manage multiple projects and effectively meet timelines Has excellent prioritization, organization, analytical, decision-making and negotiation skills