Job Details

Job Location:
Contract Type:
Job category:
Accounting / Finance

Company Details

Company industry:
Telecommunications Services
Company Type:
Employer (Private Sector)
No. of Employees:

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Manager (supervisor of staff)
Bachelor's degree
Minimum years of experience:
More than 7 years

Professional Skills

Language Skills

Job Description

Reporting to: Director Procurement Division: Ooredoo Myanmar Finance Department / Section: Finance / Procurement

A. ROLE & CONTEXT Purpose:

  • Responsible for leading Marketing & Sales sourcing activities for Ooredoo Myanmar Interacts with Marketing & Sales team and group strategic sourcing team to define the Marketing & Sales category roadmaps for implementation of category sourcing initiatives.
  • Manages the tendering, negotiation and selection of suppliers on behalf of Ooredoo Myanmar.
  • Manages relationships of Marketing & Sales suppliers to drive improvements in supplier performance.
  • Supports the development of category sourcing performance targets and reports, and ensures business compliance on policies and procedures.
  • Support sourcing activities for all Marketing & Sales categories for Ooredoo Myanmar Context:
  • Ooredoo Myanmar Procurement is responsible for coordinating sourcing activities and negotiating best terms with suppliers on major spend categories for Ooredoo Myanmar.
  • The sourcing strategy should be aligned with Ooredoo group strategy (growth, financial targets, branding, etc.) and match the needs of Ooredoo Myanmar.
  • To achieve the best possible deals with strategic vendors, whilst aligning with group strategic sourcing strategy.
  • Suppliers for Ooredoo Myanmar should be centrally managed where possible to ensure a clear strategy with one voice is communicated.
  • Performance of the category sourcing activities should be measured and reported to the relevant stakeholders.


Strategy definition and communication:

  • Manages the Marketing & Sales category, developing and executing sourcing strategies for Ooredoo Myanmar
  •  Supports the internal and external category profiling (i.e., spend analysis, demand analysis, supply market analysis) and identification of potential levers to lower total cost
  •  Supports the Strategic Sourcing Manager in defining category specific sourcing policies and procedures (e.g., single sourcing, supplier panels, etc.)
  •  Builds strong collaborative networks and communicates with internal stakeholders and relevant group stakeholders to ensure alignment on the category sourcing strategies Tendering, negotiation and contract management:
  •  Manages Marketing & Sales category sourcing activities, supervising locally-led sourcing teams
  •  Supports the tendering process, evaluation of submissions and selection of Marketing & Sales suppliers for all Marketing & Sales categories
  • Supports the implementation of Group Sourcing Contracts (GSCs)
  • Conducts effective change management with stakeholders post-implementation to realise value from initiatives Supplier relationship management (SRM):
  • Supports the development of suppliers’ KPIs and scorecard and manages the collection of supplier performance data
  • Manages the relationships of centre-led Marketing & Sales suppliers, and conducts regular supplier reviews Performance reporting and compliance:
  • Supports the development of measurable category objectives and targets, and produces regular reports
  • Promotes compliance on Ooredoo Myanmar policies, processes and procedures People management:
  • Manage and support employee within same category in procurement department. Communicate, support, monitors progress across cross functional team

Position Requirements

C. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION Experience & Essential Knowledge

• Minimum 9 years relevant strategic sourcing or category management experience, of which 4 years should be in telecommunications or Marketing & Sales area.

• Proven experience in managing Marketing & Salescategories and implementing sourcing strategies across multiple operating companies

• Proven expertise in managing and negotiating with suppliers in relevant supplier markets within Telecommunications and Marketing & Sales.

• Fluent in English (both written and verbal)

• Experience in APAC / Myanmar Preferred Written/oral Fluency

• Minimum bachelor degree qualification, preferably should be in Mobile communication related or business/finance/legal/ network discipline

• Preferably certified by a relevant professional body (e.g., CIPS, CPM) or qualified with a relevant Master’s degree (e.g., Supply Management) D. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

• Strategy: Ooredoo Myanmar spend covered by category sourcing strategies

• Tendering: Savings generated by sourcing initiatives

• SRM: Additional quantifiable benefits generated on spend through strategic supplier relationships (e.g., cost avoidance due to demand management, inventory reductions)

• Performance: Business compliance on Ooredoo Myanmar / Group Sourcing Contracts E. KEY RELATIONSHIPS & DECISION MAKING Reports to : Procurement Director Interacts with:

• Relevant Ooredoo Myanmar stakeholders (Marketing & Sales team)

• Relevant Group stakeholders (Group strategic sourcing team)

• Strategic Marketing & Sales suppliers Decision making: Supports the Procurement Director and Group Category lead in decision making related to the source to contract process for the categories in scope of responsibility.

D. SKILLS Personal

• Advanced analytical thinking skills and adept at analysing and synthesising complex data to develop valid recommendations

• Advanced communication skills with the ability to communicate coherently with diverse audiences

• Autonomy Professional

• Expert sourcing and supplier management skills specially for Marketing & Sales categories, with a proven ability to challenge teams on key decisions and lead negotiations with strategic suppliers • Advanced relevant computer skills (MS Office, ERP systems, e-procurement systems, including Ariba and Emptoris) Role specific

• Advanced category expertise relevant to telecommunications and the categories in scope of responsibility

• Advanced contract management skills with proven experience in developing relevant legal contractual terms and conditions

• Project management

About the Company

Ooredoo, the mobile telecom operator bringing crystal clear voice calls and fast internet to Myanmar, annouced the availability of its life-enriching services in August 2014. In June 2013 Ooredoo was awarded a license to perate in Myanmar. The past twelve months have been spent laying the foundations for Ooredoo to become an integral part of the nation's daily life. Ooredoo Lunched the first 4G experience in Myanmar in May 2016. Ooredoo Myanmar offers a wide range of life-enriching, exciting and customer-friendly mobile communication services through its next generation network. These services provide a platform for human growth and employerment and are designed to help people achieve their full potential and business run more efficiently. Our commitment is "Connecting to the better future!" and we are doing business in Myanmar using international best practices, bringing world class technology and services while taking full responsibility for our corporate social responsibility activities. Our contribution for the CSR activities and our investment in telecom are the long term benefits for our country and our people. is a free platform for Job seekers. If an Employer asks for any kind of payment, reimbursement, or personal financial information, please report this by clicking on the "Report abuse" link.