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Procurement Manager

Ort Seoul, Seoul, Südkorea Anzeigen-ID R-104536 Veröffentlichungsdatum 04/05/2021
The Procurement team helps AZ select and work with external suppliers to make sure we get the best value and the best service with the least risk. We bring valuable knowledge, insights and innovation to every part of AZ. Typically working in a complex, high spend environment, involving the implementation of strategic procurement activities. Works with the internal/external stakeholder to ensure successful implementation of strategic sourcing decisions. Within area of spend, take full accountability for successful implementation of contracts and ongoing contract and relationship management. The role holder is accountable for the line and performance management of a Procurement team as applicable.

Typical Accountabilities

  • Accountable for sourcing activities within a key area of spend which is typically high level spending
  • Sources materials and/or services and lead the preparation of and solicit competitive bids, quotations and proposals with pertinent specifications, terms and conditions.  Leads development of evaluation approach and assessments
  • Leads negotiation on agreements for the supply of both standard and complex products and services with new and existing suppliers/ Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates in order to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
  • Conducts commercial reviews of complex procurement requisitions and Statements of Work
  • Maintains supplier relationships and resolves complex supplier issues including escalated cases(KPI evaluation)
  • Managing contract management: Accountable for ongoing management of contracts as agreed with the Engagement Owner & monitoring contracting.
  • Conducts commercial reviews of complex procurement requisitions and Statements of Work
  • Advises on development of sourcing approaches based on Global Category Strategy and oversees the introduction of new and modified products and services with appropriate departments
  • Maintains a cost reduction, cost avoidance, cost containment program and reports it via the value database
  • Analyse external spending  to seek of cost saving opportunity  
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.
  • Managing the Claim process of suppliers in order to return the receivables effectively and improving the quality
  • Managing purchasing module of ERP system with correct data and closely working with related internal parties to update data requested eg.  
  • Managing 3rd party risk Management: manage a number of risks associated with Third party activities.
  • Reviewing current purchasing procedures and making recommendations and implementing changes for work improvements.
  •  Training and supervising the work of other members of the team procurement policy and delegates to aid development

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  •    Degree or equivalent professional qualification

•               Relevant work experience, including experience within Procurement

•               Oral and written fluency in Business English

•               Ability to use a range of influencing techniques (Ariba, SAP, isave etc)

•               Proved ability to manage multiple projects/tasks effectively

•               Demonstrated success working in a team environment

•               Strong analytical and financial skills

•               People management experience (as applicable)


  • Professional Procurement qualification
  • Acknowledge of 3rd party risk Management
  • Proven experience of change management

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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