Senior Manager, Supply chain and Sourcing

Location Ho Chi Minh City
Job reference 11146
Job type Permanent
Consultant email
Date posted Jul 06, 2021
1. Key responsibilities:
a. Category Management and Sourcing
  • Lead development of category sourcing strategies and manage sourcing activities
  • Be the key contributor to sourcing plan for categories of print and promotions, Point of sale material and Gifts and Premiums
  • Participate in the negotiation process
  • Develop and manage partnership with internal clients (for efficient cross-functional collaboration) and relationship with strategic suppliers
  • Supports tactical sourcing team in proactive work with internal clients to identify, forecast and optimise demand and standardize specifications to maximize savings
  • Contribute to a positive work environment and promote teamwork
  • Ensure meeting of high ethical standards related to strategic sourcing process
  • Provide category expertise to internal customers and support Business Development and Implementation activities for the assigned categories
b. Supplier Management
  • Develop a supplier engagement strategy and monitor its execution
  • Manage supplier evaluation, accreditation and qualification process
  • Measure and manage supplier performance (delivery, environmental, quality, operational, audits and certification) including performance improvement warnings, penalties
  • Engagement with suppliers to achieve efficiency and effectiveness in our operating model
  • Ensure meeting of high ethical standards related to the management of the supply chain projects, identifying key improvement project to enhance collaboration and performance
  • Stakeholder engagement and ensure that all parties are appropriately engaged and are providing the right level of input and/or support to the project
  • Act as an escalation point and work with internal stakeholders to resolve issues in the supplier community
2. What distinguishes you:
  • 15 - 18 years of all-around experience in successful management of supply chain projects
  • Includes sourcing and purchasing, supplier onboarding, audits and quality inspections for promotion print, POSM and premiums
  • Experiences of building strategies for procurement of promotional materials
  • Experiences in usage of sourcing tools and proficient communication skills
  • Precise and target oriented executioner, good communicator, and a team leader
  • Fluent English level is required
  • Preferable bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, supply chain or engineering