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Suzhou, CN

Date:  Apr 3, 2021
Job ID:  693

Procurement Program Manager

Barco designs technology that makes everyday life a little better. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). With a team of over 3,600 employees, located all around the globe, we realized sales of 1,082.6 million euro in 2019. 

This role is to manage all local Suzhou, China procurement activity in alignment with Barco global procurement policies and organisation. To ensure the procurement performance enables the company’s roadmap & ambitions.


Position Description:


  1. Build and execute practical ICFC/ICFW sourcing strategy in line with the global procurement strategy and meeting business requirements.
  2. Scout and build local supplier base tailored to meet China HC project/business needs. 
  3. Identify & analyse business needs and determine solutions to business problems. 
  4. Anticipate and mitigate any risks potentially impacting the successful project/process delivery.
  5. Obtain commitment and buy-in from all stakeholders throughout the project/process.
  6. Serve as primary GPO contact window locally, to engage relevant stakeholders in negotiation decisions including but not limited to legal or regulatory requirements, contract standards and cost targets.
  7. Enabling & engagement, networking & teamworking (internal & external) to effectively accomplish procurement goals and objectives in full alignment with the global procurement team.
  8. Support with procurement policy and procedure development, implementation and compliance. 
  9. Ensure the necessary KPIs are up to date and corrective action plans are initiated if targets are not realized.
  10. Plan, develop, recommend, negotiate and administer complex contracts and proposals.  
  11. Approve & ensure the required supplier relationship management for a selection of suppliers that meet criteria of requirements, price, quality, quantity, availability and delivery.
  12. Other tasks assigned by the reporting manager.




  • Bachelor degree or above preferably in technical/economical direction.




  • Minimum 8 years with directly related experience.




  • Knowledge of contracting processes and procurement regulations.
  • Negotiate and manage contractual arrangements.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering procedures and formulating new policies.
  • Knowledge of contract law and government contracting regulations.
  • Knowledge of financial and business analysis techniques and problem solving.
  • Experienced people coach.
  • Possess conflict management skills to handle people matters.
  • Social relation skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships, able to build a strategic partnership with internal customers through excellent customer focus.
  • Good in English, excellent communication skills, and experience in influencing others with well thought out recommendations.