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Mandarin Job-Procurement Manager-Circuit, Submarine Cable-rj

  • £30-45k depending on experience
  • Permanent
  • Greater London
  • Ref: 20307

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Your New Job Title: 
Mandarin speaking Procurement Manager (Circuit, Submarine Cable)

The Skills You'll Need: Fluent Mandarin and English, relevant procurement experience

Your New Salary: £30-45k depending on experience

Location: East London

Status: Permanent

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • Establishing what services and equipment those need to be sourced and liaise with the sales manager internally to discuss purchasing requirements;

  • Prioritising and taking action on incoming purchase requests; Liaising with local branch and third parties to review and clarify requirements;

  • Negotiating prices and contract terms with the existing suppliers;

  • Researching for new qualified suppliers and record market feedback, collect new providers’ documents to activate accounts including evaluation, information, historical performance, etc.;

  • Creating and updating a common repository for the contract documents for the services such as NDA, MSA; Following the Company’s procedures to sign purchase orders and work with Financial Department to ensure all payments are settled in time;

  • Providing quotation within required period to the originating part, placing orders to the providers;

  • Maintaining as the point of contact between the Sales Manager and the suppliers and regularly checking the quality of the service rendered and equipment purchased;

  • Working with headquarters’ Service Delivery Department and local branches to update off-net pricing in the area of Mainland China, HK and Asia via internal provisioning system;

  • Managing contract renewals in advance; or following the Company’s and suppliers’ procedures to terminate purchasing orders when necessary and inform Financial Department to take relevant actions;

  • Resolving any difficulties like scheduling, resource allocation during the delivery; and liaise with the sales departments and the network department to determine the procurement requirements for each project;

  • Preparing, controlling, and monitoring the procurement plans, cost and budget for the Company growth and development.

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Fluent English and Mandarin are required;

  • Good knowledge of Telecoms, procurement and Project Management;

  • In-depth purchasing experience and knowledge across the full range of supply categories including circuit, submarine cable equipment and services, logistics, IT and Telecoms;

  • Good team spirit, open to a diverse workforce and familiar with both Chinese and British business culture;

  • Excellent communication skills to be able to liaise with local branch and Head Office in China;

  • Excellent supplier and contract management skills in Telecoms industry

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