A global consumer goods manufacturer is seeking for a high-calibre Global Procurement Manager – Packaging, Sales & Marketing with regional exposure based in Bangkok (x1 vacancy).
About the Global Procurement Manager – Packaging, Sales & Marketing Role:
As a newly created position, Global Procurement Manager – Packaging, Sales & Marketing will design way to unlock new capabilities & opportunities across the different categories of procurement spend and procurement processes of all entities globally. The role offers competitive salary and benefits.
Establish and lead the procurement activity relating to packaging, sales, and marketing procurement
Act as the main point of contact for packaging, sales, and marketing procurement. Identify and develop these opportunities locally, regionally, and globally
Establish and lead/participate in cross functional teams at global levels with key internal stakeholders to drive a procurement process. Drive effective relationship with the stakeholders, especially R&D, Operations & Finance to ensure delivery of business plans at or ahead of targets & plans.
Develop the effective procurement process and synergize/standardise procurement processes across all entities.
Provide cost forecasts for the category and drive conclusions to senior management as a critical input in the business planning process
Analyse industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to minimise risk, protect continuity of supply, and exploit emerging opportunities
Evaluate supplier core competencies and competitive positioning using appropriate cost models
To succeed in this role, you must have good communication skills in English.
Bachelor’s degree in packaging or any field with 10 years' experience in procurement with min five year experience in buying or managing packaging, sales/marketing services, or other indirect materials & services
Experience in regional level leading multiple associates across different markets and cross-functional teams
Excellent analytical skills for financial assessments and issue/opportunity identification, negotiation & managing commercial agreements, risk management & supplier relationship management
Experience or knowledge of sustainability is preferred
Experience in managing dynamic business environments, where price stability, supply availability and potential business outcomes were under continuous pressure and change
Proficiency in English
This leading firm has an outstanding international reputation in its field and great value is placed on training and development.
If you are looking for a new challenge, this is the role for you.
Due to the high volume of applications, our team will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.
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