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Procurement - Indirect Procurement Manager

January 23, 2024

Procurement Department, Cathay Subsidiary Services provides services to Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and its subsidiaries (the ‘Company’), including but not limited to Cathay Cargo Terminal ('CCT'), Cathay Pacific Catering Services (H.K.) Limited (‘CPCS’), Hong Kong Airport Services Limited (‘HAS’) and Vogue Laundry Service Limited (‘VLS’).


  • Contribute to the development of and overseeing the implementation of value-based indirect procurement strategies to meet business goals of subsidiaries.

  • Manage implementation of category specific plans and sourcing to deliver value at optimal spend cost.

  • Provide indirect procurement leadership across subsidiaries, contributing to the development of the most appropriate organisation to deliver procurement needs of the business.

  • Identify new ways of working and capabilities needed to be developed in order to implement indirect procurement strategies and plans. Work with the procurement and subsidiary leadership teams to implement changes and enablers required to deliver business value and KPIs.

  • Oversee the source-to-pay process in the procurement cycle.

  • Ensure full understanding of business needs, as well as supplier marketplace in order to develop and implement appropriate non-food procurement approaches.

  • Cultivate procurement team capability, including sponsoring appropriate talent and resources for procurement functions and initiatives

  • Manage high priority strategic purchases.

  • Identify non-food procurement opportunities for value creation and lead the company to pursue best practice non-food procurement.

  • Contribute to identification and design of requirements for supporting the procurement needs, driving work efficiency, safe-guarding procurement governance.

  • Measure and manage procurement performance.

  • Control the price level inflation of indirect purchases for the company.

  • Roll out a mechanism to select appropriate suppliers.

  • Develop and maintain a wide selection of pre-qualified suppliers.

  • Measure and manage the performance of the procured products/ services.

  • Propose, lead and participate in cross-functional strategic projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in purchasing & supply or related subject or Business related subject desirable.

  • Experience in developing / leading an effective procurement function.

  • 5 years or more experience in procurement, including experience in a managerial role .

  • Experience in category and contract management, and supplier management.

  • Experience in transformation in procurement, and how to deliver change.

  • Strong team leadership and coaching skills.

  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills.

  • Strong commercial acumen.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and a full range of benefits. To all interested applicants, please indicate the applied position on your resume and submit your application through one of the following channels:

1. In-person or by mail: Cathay Subsidiary Services - Talent Acquisition Team, People Department, Cathay Pacific Catering Services (HK) Limited, 11 Catering Road East, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong, China.

2. Email submission: Submit your application via email to

3. Fax submission: Submit your application via fax to 2116 0523.

If you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact 2450 2103/ 2450 2031 to Talent Acquisition Team, People Department.

The personal data collected in this application form will be used by Cathay Subsidiary Services to support recruitment and employment related operations in the subsidiaries of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited, including but not limited to Cathay Pacific Catering Services Limited, Cathay Pacific Services Limited, Hong Kong Airport Services Limited and Vogue Laundry Service Limited (“Company”, “we” or “us”). Applicants not being invited for an interview within six weeks may be considered their applications unsuccessful. We may retain the personal data of unsuccessful applicants for future recruitment purposes for two years.

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