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Procurement Officer/ Assistant Procurement Officer

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 498642
Work type: Full-time
Department: Finance and Enterprises Office (60500)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Procurement Officer/Assistant Procurement Officer in the Finance and Enterprises Office (Ref.: 498642) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

The Finance & Enterprises Office (FEO) of the University is looking for a seasoned procurement professional to join its procurement team to deliver centralised procurement services.

Applicants should possess:

  1. a recognized Degree or a Diploma preferably in Procurement or Supply Chain with a minimum of 2 years’ (degree holder) or 5 years’ (diploma holder) post-qualification solid procurement experience, preferably in public sectors or sizeable organizations;
  2. 5 passes in HKCEE including English (Syllabus B), OR min. Level 2 in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language, OR equivalent;
  3. preferably with professional qualification in Procurement and Supply Management (e.g., CIPS, CPSM, CPSD);
  4. good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, with knowledge of Putonghua being an advantage;
  5. proficiency in MS Office and Chinese word processing, with experience in ERP (i.e. Oracle Purchasing) or eProcurement system an added advantage;
  6. good understanding in governance and compliance in public sector;
  7. good communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with technical and non-technical staff at multiple organisation levels; and
  8. be self-motivated with continuous improvement mind-set, well-organised and able to perform independent analysis and evaluation with problem solving skills.

The appointee will:

  • manage the assigned purchase categories and to deliver procurement services within required timeline;
  • work with internal departments/faculties to source goods/services, prepare Tender or issue RFQ, conduct evaluation (price analysis) and award;
  • carry out compliance check on tender quotation/ordering process, and advise users on procurement policies and procedures;
  • process purchase orders, monitor delivery and quality of goods and services;
  • conduct supplier performance management and compile reports and analysis; and
  • assist in projects/perform other duties as assigned.

Candidates with less experience/qualifications may be considered for appointment as Assistant Procurement Officer.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until September 25, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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