Strategic Procurement Manager (IT & Technology) – Finance – Hong Kong

Amber Group is a leader in digital asset trading, products and infrastructure. We work with companies ranging from token issuers, banks and fintech firms, to sports teams, game developers, brands and creators. Operating at the center of markets, we act as liquidity providers, miners and validators on all major exchanges, applications, and networks. Across all products and categories, we have turned over >$1T in volumes since inception. Our mission is to make our digital future a reality and shape it to be fair, inclusive, and kind.Our people are both dreamers and doers – a self-driven, entrepreneurial community who are believers in the power of decentralized networks.ย We collaborate across teams and regions, promoting a culture that is open, transparent, respectful and inclusive.Our businesses1. Institutional financial services, helping 1,000+ asset managers, hedge funds, corporates, and family offices invest in digital assets via API and our OTC desk.2. Consumer financial services with millions of customers investing in digital assets via our award-winning mobile app and web platforms.3. The emerging digital creator economy including gaming tokens, digital art, sports collectibles, and social tokens.At Amber Group, you will have the opportunity to work with innovative and entrepreneurial people, solve meaningful problems, accept challenges, and become experts in frontier fields. We strive to take care of our people, providing competitive incentives, benefits and rewards.ย 

Role and Responsibilities:

    • Develop sourcing strategies to optimize total cost of ownership, improve supplier performance, and reduce risk within the category
    • Manage a global pipeline of sourcing projects and their related services
    • Work closely with the business units and the technology teams in understanding requirements, identifying alternatives, and supporting tactical buying requests and funding requests
    • Prepare supporting documentation for deals and contracts
    • Monitor vendor performance and manage ongoing vendor relationships, including conformity to contract performance, resolution of payment disputes, and activity related to critical dates (extensions, renewals, price adjustments, etc.)
    • Create competitive opportunities within the marketplace by leveraging various resources (e.g.benchmarking/advisory companies, professional associations) and using RFQs/ RFIs and RFPs effectively
    • Collaborate with global colleagues to ensure specific regional requirements and limitations are incorporated into sourcing projects, including tax-efficient solutions, where applicable
    • Support special projects such as niche technology purchases, client-facing requirements, and country-specific demands
    • Prepare supporting documentation for sourcing projects, as required
    • Comply with, and complete in a timely manner all due diligence and approval tasks required in conjunction with the technology teams to enable contract execution
    • Negotiate NDAs, trial agreements, Master Agreements, Amendments, Addendums, and maintenance renewals with vendors

Requirements:

    • University degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or other related disciplines
    • Holder of CIPS / ISM will be an advantage
    • Successful, multi-year track record in a multi-country procurement and/or supply chain organization
    • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in sizable organizations with exposure to different parts of the end-to-end procurement process
    • Experience in strategic sourcing, particularly within categories that are critical to the finance sectorย  (IT and technology, professional services, outsourcing services etc.)
    • Comfortable working in multi-cultural environments with a virtual team structure distributed across different countries or regions
    • Possess strong self-initiative, problem-solving, analytical and interpersonal skills
    • Good presentation, communication, and negotiations skills
    • Strong team player with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Proficient in PC skills including MS Office, Word, Excel, and Chinese word processing
    • Good communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese, proficiency in Mandarin is an advantage

Amber Group opens its doors to the curious problem solver empowered to make an impact in shaping tomorrow. As a hyper-growth company since day 1, we continually invite talent to join our diverse, nimble and digitally-native teams. If this sounds like you, apply now, or get in touch with us today at .