Group Procurement Manager The China Navigation Company (Swire Group)
Clara Ng is Group Procurement Manager of The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd (CNCo) based in Singapore Head Office, acting as head of procurement. It is one of the Marine division of Swire Group, parent company is located in London. She joined CNCo in 2014 to lead a Strategic Procurement program, which entails redefining Global Standard policy and procedures across multiple sub-divisions as well as corporate level. Geographically, the role covers SG, AU, NZ, PNG, Fiji, China, etc. In addition, she oversees Bunker fuel, IT, travel and key corporate procurement activities in Group Procurement Office, which is officially announced in 2018.
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Her current role builds on a distinguished 17-year career with Cathay Pacific (CX) Hong Kong, another company under Swire family, where she rose through the ranks of procurement to her final position as a key member of their Strategic Procurement Development team. This experience has given her in-depth understanding of Engineering and Airline Procurement in Hong Kong and assisted her to apply to Maritime Procurement in Singapore, as well as strategic procurement skills such as category management, contract management, continuous improvement, and supplier management. Overall, she supported to achieve US 550 million saving, managed US 5 billion in assets and US 2 billion contract spend in various priority projects in CX, e.g. Technical Spare Supplies, Aircraft Warranty, Aircraft Engine Maintenance Program and Procurement Transformation, etc. In 2016, she accomplished a procurement transformation Project in Fuel Category successfully. She holds a Master degree in Transport Policy and Planning. She moved to Singapore with her family in 2013”
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