EY Performance Improvement – Supply Chain & Operations (Sourcing & Procurement), Manager/Senior Manager in Wilayah Persekutuan (KL), Malaysia

Title: Performance Improvement – Supply Chain & Operations (Sourcing & Procurement), Manager/Senior Manager

Location: MY-Wilayah Persekutuan (KL)-Kuala Lumpur

Job Number: KUA001I1

As new markets open up and technology advances at a dramatic pace, the world of supply chain and operations is becoming increasingly complex. At the same time, clients understand just how vital effective, sustainable operational management is to their global success. As a supply chain and operations professional, you’ll use your analytical insight to drive our clients’ global business performance. Working as part of a high-performing team, you’ll deliver exceptional client service and help leading organizations improve their planning, design, procurement, sourcing, manufacturing, fulfillment, operations and services processes.

We’ll support you with formal training to develop the skills and knowledge you need to solve some of the most complex business challenges around. And working as part of a truly integrated global network, you’ll gain unrivaled experience across different geographies and sectors. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


The opportunity

As a Consultant within the Procurement team for Supply Chain &

Operations, you'll contribute to one of the fastest-growing regions in the


Businesses need to continuously achieve and sustain performance

improvement in a rapidly changing environment. As one of our performance

improvement consultants, you'll help many of the world's leading businesses and

governments tackle their most pressing issues in particular about 3 rd

party relationships with Suppliers and Cost Management of 4rd party spend.

Better cost management means that the savings achieved directly impact the

bottom line.

At Ernst & Young Advisory, we know it's your point of view, energy

and enthusiasm that make the difference.

Your key responsibilities

  • Working together with local/regional teams tosupervise, implement and deliver solutions like:

  • Procurement Operating Model

  • Procurement Transformation

  • Spend Analysis

  • Sourcing and Savings Delivery

  • Procurement Technology (Ariba, SAP, Emptoris and etc.)

  • Working in a fast growing and challengingenvironment with like-minded people across the region

  • Delivering large-scale, complex supply chainmanagement and transformation projects with a focus on Procurement and costsavings programs

  • Working with client organisations to enhanceProcurement process and performance through the implementation of ProcurementTechnology

  • Assistance to the Project Manager indelivering proposals and projects

  • Building relationships with external clientsand internal peers

  • Working in a collaborative team analysingclient issues and developing solutions

  • Prioritizing objectives and contributing toproject planning and status reporting

  • Anticipating and identifying risks andraising issues with senior members of the team

  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams in thedelivery of high quality services, consistently and with proven globalmethodologies and tools

  • Support the development, growth andmaintenance of large global accounts and strategic clients across Asia-Pacific

Skills and attributes for success

  • Tactical and process orientedproblem solving

  • Strong drive to excelprofessionally, and to guide and motivate others

  • Advanced written and verbalcommunication skills

  • Dedicated, innovative, resourceful,analytical and able to work under pressure

  • Foster an efficient, innovative andteam-oriented work environment

  • Strong professional experience inProcurement functions

To qualify for therole, you must have

  • A bachelor’s or master’sdegree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or equivalent

  • Added advantage of having experience of usingProcurement related technology (Ariba, SAP, Emptoris, Coupa, Bravo, SAP SRMetc.)

  • Strong analytics, computer skills andknowledge of Excel is required

  • 5 years for Manager/8 years for Senior Manager of professional experience in theProcurement function such as:

  • Sourcing

  • Contract/ Tender Management

  • CategoryManagement

  • Experience in leading and supervisingprojects/project team members

  • Strong commitment to professional clientservice excellence

  • Ability to develop, present new ideas andconceptualise new approaches and solutions

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • PMP or equivalent certification

  • Excellent interpersonal relations anddemonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills

and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing

industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident leader equipped with

strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in

a dynamic organization. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of

responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a

difference, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package

commensurate with your work experience where you’ll be rewarded for your

individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive

employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements, where this

may be needed, guided by our FWA Policy. Plus, we offer:

• Support, coaching and feedback from some of

the most engaging colleagues around

• Opportunities to develop new skills and

progress your career

• The freedom and flexibility to handle your

role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory

services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve

developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that

believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make

things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY

experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the

most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020

a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meetthe criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now