Senior Sourcing Analyst, APAC (Singapore)

Singapore

The Global Sourcing and Procurement team helps maximise value from Twitter’s supplier relationships and ensures our Indirect categories have the goods and services they need to succeed. 

 

This role, based in the Asia Pacific region, will lead all aspects of sourcing transactions, from category assessment, vendor due diligence, RFx, negotiations, and vendor management, across a variety of categories (including Marketing, Sales, REW, and Services). The Strategic Sourcing Manager will collaborate closely with various business partners across the company for their Sourcing needs. In this position, the Strategic Sourcing Manager will get a broad understanding of Twitter’s overall business, be provided with great visibility and understanding across the organization, and be responsible for leading the Sourcing efforts for the Asia Pacific region as well as some other global categories.

 

What You'll Do:


Sourcing Related

    Conduct detailed market and vendor research, and is able to communicate these findings through meaningful research summaries

    Specific project tasks may include market research & analysis, data collection/management, cost modeling, RFx strategy development, RFx creation and management, supplier communications, negotiations, contracting, and supplier performance management

    Support Sourcing team to capture product and service specifications from business owners for RFx activities and vendor business reviews

    Assist in the development of award scenarios and recommendations for stakeholder evaluation, consideration and decision-making

    Support the execution of spend management projects that accomplish key objectives. Those objectives may include savings, process effectiveness, supplier consolidation & management, risk reduction & management, improved visibility & control of expenditures

    Able to develop presentations for internal stakeholder communications/updates with guidance

    Perform total cost of ownership evaluations, perform supply-market research and conduct pricing audits and impact analysis for the pursuit of continuous cost improvements


Business Partner Related

    Collaborate as needed with each and every person in the organization in a personable, approachable manner

    Support internal customers by facilitating accurate and favorable transactions, and on-going supplier management and accountability

    Collaborate to build best spend management practices and technology trends

    Effectively communicate the impact of sourcing decisions to Business Partners and leadership as appropriate and actively enlist their support

    Communicate with Business Partners, coworkers and management in a clear, concise and timely manner

    Maintain a high level of ‘Customer Focus’ attitude


Who You Are:


     You have a passion for sourcing and contracting with suppliers: experience in procurement, consulting or account management

    Demonstrated skills in rigorous, data driven analyses that drive creative problem solving, proposal preparation, and negotiation

    You have excellent quantitative skills with the ability to dissect problems

    Demonstrated skills in rigorous, fact-based analyses that drive creative problem solving, proposal preparation, and negotiation

    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with excellent attention to detail (including reviewing contacts)


Requirements:


    Bachelor's degree preferably with an analytical focus (Business, Economics, Accounting, Supply Chain, etc). MBA is a plus

    Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English languages

    Advanced Japanese language preferred

     Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience in fast paced multi-national company, technology experience preferred

    Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills

     You have excellent communication & presentation skills

     Willing to travel approximately 10-20% of working time


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Hiring Process

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Step 2

If your background is a match for the role, you may phone interview with 1-2 people.

Step 3

If you continue through the process, you will come onsite 1-2 times to interview with a total of 5-10 people.

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