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APAC Indirect Procurement Director - FMCG
- APAC Scope to lead all indirect sourcing categories
- Team Management
About Our Client
FMCG with great banding
Manage a team of five Managers and a matrix team of indirect sourcing professionals
Collaborate with key business partners to set the global strategic and tactical direction for sourcing efforts related to spend category, ensuring integration with the business vision and strategy.
Create Category Sourcing Council and deploy process throughout company by effectively communicating category strategies to the business unit.
Understand and monitor key spending trends, cost drivers, market factors, geographic considerations, and strategic importance of critical materials in order to implement appropriate sourcing strategies.
Manage and facilitate all facets of the procurement activities for category including vendor evaluations, site audits and continuous improvement process for all suppliers.
Locate, analyze, develop and maintain a consolidated supplier base to meet current and future needs of all purchased materials and services.
Lead enterprise-wide negotiations for business terms and develop contracts for the supply of both standard and complex products and services with new and existing suppliers.
Evaluate complex situations to develop and implement a preferred solution for the maximum benefit
Lead quarterly business review process to drive continuous improvement in cost, delivery, and quality performance.
Uphold company fiduciary responsibilities; actively ensure and maintain adherence to company standards and values, business controls, ethics, policies and procedures, and professional standards.
The Successful Applicant
*7-15 years experience performing strategic sourcing and procurement activities for respective categories.
*Management of supplier relationships. Knowledge and capabilities in developing sourcing and supplier strategies. Demonstrated abilities to develop and grow supplier relationships.
*Strong vendor performance management and contract administration
*Experience with developing and implementing successful cost savings initiatives
*Strong analytical and problem solving skills with keen understanding of relevant cost drivers.
*Excellent negotiation skills with external and internal stakeholders
*Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with executives, senior leadership, and physicians. There will be strategies, sourcing initiatives and structures that require this position to seamlessly lead, participate and integrate. *
*Excellent organizational and planning skills. Ability to structure and prioritize work to achieve specific deliverables in an environment characterized by tight deadlines and competing priorities.
What's on Offer
Downtown Location with premium office.