Senior Manager, Asia Global Procurement (6 months contract)

Senior Manager, Asia Global Procurement (6 months contract)

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Co (Phils) Inc( Manulife Philippines )
Hong Kong
3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed  With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
Job Description
The Opportunity  
The customer is the focus of everything we do, and millions of end users rely on our products daily. We believe in the value of empowering Senior Manager, Asia Global Procurement (6 months contract) with the resources to solve critical problems for the future of our business, which is why we need you.  
The Vendor Governance Management function sits in the Asia and reports to the North America Vendor Governance Team. This person is responsible of ensuring that contractual and vendor risk is appropriately managed in Asia.
What motivates you  

  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit  

  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile mindset and enable business outcomes  

  • You thrive in teams, and enjoy getting things done together 

  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters  

  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up 

  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone  

We are looking for someone with:  

  • At a minimum, 3 years’ experience in Risk management

  • At a minimum 3 years of working in Asia region

  • Experience working in international companies

  • Knowledge of procurement and contract best practices

  • Solid knowledge of vendor management

  • Solid PC skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • Graduate degree

  • Familiar with Manulife’s business operations and functions

  • Familiar with Asia country regulatory requirements

  • Fluent in another Asian language (Mandarin, Tagalog, Japanese, Bahasa, Vietnamese)

  • Passion for the success

  • Strong customer service orientation, adept at cultivating and sustaining value-add business partnerships with different stakeholders and Asia business units

  • Capable of working under pressure

  • Multi-tasking in a fast pace moving environment

  • Strong capability in decision making

On the job you will:  
- Responsible for creating, leading, and coordinating vendor risk management and vendor performance management related activities across the Manulife Asia Segment, working closely with the Director, Procurement and Sourcing team, country specific Procurement Coordinators and companywide Subject Matter Experts.
- The VGM will support Asia Business Units (BUs) in delivering a risk stratification for engagements, providing risk knowledge and support on all onboarding vendors, complete due diligence requirements for all Highest Risk vendors, complete contractual due diligence for all Highest Risk vendors, and support the business for all Heightened and/or Stable risk vendor governance requirements. Such activities include:

  • Management of vendor risk assessment

  • Support Prescreening Questionnaire and Inherent Risk Questionnaire process for new and existing engagements

  • Manage personal vendor portfolio

  • Perform Annual Governance on Highest Risk Vendors

  • Support Asia business units with vendor risks

- The role is responsible for helping to ensure all vendor risk management activities are compliant with Manulife policies and processes. 
- The position will engage support subject matter experts (e.g., legal, risk management, finance, compliance) as appropriate.
Our commitment to you  

  • Our mission; to be a part of making Decisions Easier and Lives Better 

  • A leadership team dedicated to your growth and success  

  • A bold ambition and set of goals to be a leader in driving transformation in our industry  

  • Our best. Every day.  

Learn more about opportunities with us at     
Join our team now! 
If you are ready to unleash your potential, it’s time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.
About Manulife
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2019, we had more than 35,000 employees, over 98,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 30 million customers. As of September 30, 2020, we had $1.3 trillion (US$943 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $31.2 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 155 years. We trade as MFC on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under 945 in Hong Kong.
Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract,develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law. 
It is our priority to remove barriers toprovide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application processAll information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent withapplicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact [Confidential Information] (mailto:[Confidential Information]).

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