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Sourcing Manager

Robert Walters - Expires on Feb 19, 2016
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Reference
  • Thailand
  • Bangkok
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 8+ years
  • Expat and local
  • 915420
Function
Merchandising / Purchasing
Job Category
Retail / Wholesale
Salary
Attractive

Job Description

A leading well known retailer is looking for a Sourcing Manager in Bangkok to implement and expand a new packaging sourcing department.

As the Sourcing Manager, you will be working very closely with the external suppliers and internal stakeholders to develop its sourcing processes. You will be in charge of identifying and developing new sourcing strategies for the packaging divisions.

Key responsibilities:
  • apply sourcing methodology and develop sourcing strategies to achieve organisational objectives as well as best value for the enterprise
  • work with group procurement categories to examine new international sourcing opportunities for the region
  • build pre-qualification of suppliers and optimise the vendor base by managing pre-qualified panels including controlling vendor tail
  • work closely and proactively with internal clients to identify sourcing needs as well as develop joint business plans
About the organisation
With a turnover of more than 30 billion USD and more than 150,000 employees worldwide, this company is the clear number one in this market. It has been in the retail industry for more than 70 years, with strong financial background and global presence. This company also provides an attractive package with competitive salary in an international environment.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 8 years' working experience in packaging procurement processes with at least 5 years' relevant work experience in managing a team in the retail or FMCG industry.

Key requirements:
  • ability to lead, manage and develop team members in the sourcing procurement environment
  • possess excellent negotiation skills with extensive knowledge in sourcing new packaging vendors
  • hands-on mindset, significant commercial acumen, analytical skills, problem solving abilities and able to work independently
  • excellent communication skills in Thai and English

About the recruitment agency

Robert Walters

Robert Walters is one of the world’s leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies. Since the inception of the business in 1985. Robert Walters has been the standard bearer in ...

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