Location: Hong Kong or Singapore

We’re one of the world’s leading providers of online privacy and security services for consumers. Founded in 2009, we’ve grown to a team of more than 700 people across the globe, with a site that appears in 18 languages for millions of active paying customers. Our brand is recognized by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.We see huge growth in our industry, and are rapidly gaining market share through strong execution.

Procurement Specialist

About the Role

Procurement at ExpressVPN is a strategic and data-driven function that is in an exciting growth phase. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and talented team at a market-leading tech company. You won't be in the doldrums of mundane repetitive work, but instead will build strategic Procurement analysis and tracking tools, and roll out new Procurement initiatives as the Procurement team continues to expand its value to the organization. You will also run negotiations with external suppliers. New projects, challenges and opportunities are always just around the corner and keep our work exciting and fresh.

Responsibilities

  • Procurement Data and Planning:
      • Build and maintain strategic Procurement tracking and analysis tools
      • Assist in feeding the procurement pipeline for savings projects
  • Procurement support across the organization:
      • Build relationships with stakeholders. Understand their technical needs and work with potential suppliers
      • Roll out strategic Procurement initiatives
  • Supplier Management and Planning:
      • Review current and proposed supplier contracts
      • Develop strategy and negotiate with suppliers for purchases and renewals
      • Perform market research
      • Hold potential and current suppliers accountable with performance reviews
  • Run or assist in Procurement projects:
    • Internal review of service providers to identify opportunities for supplier optimization to generate value for the organization
    • Supplier comparison, bidding and selection

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, Economics, or related field
  • Minimum two years of relevant experience in a Procurement Department
  • Business analytics experience working with company data
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, as well as analytical and data manipulation skills
  • Professional fluency in written and spoken English
  • Strong communication skills, and a team player
  • Data-driven mindset with attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and to work within ambiguity

Preferred Experience (Optional but valued) 

  • Experience within a Procurement Department focused on strategy, data, best practices, and defined policies
  • At least one year supplier negotiation experience, or negotiation training received from a third party
  • In-depth knowledge of strategic sourcing
  • Broad experience and technical understanding of Cloud services through experiences procuring SaaS services, or experience in an IT or engineering role working on SaaS services
  • Experience procuring marketing or other indirect goods and services

What we offer

  • Challenging work in a fun and collaborative environment
  • Attractive compensation and time-off benefits
  • Spacious open-concept and centrally located offices
  • Full-time employment with flexible working hours
  • Fully stocked pantry with fresh fruit and snacks
  • Team lunches and company events every quarter
  • Multicultural teams represented by 30+ nationalities

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