Strategic Procurement Manager


Our client is a well-established procurement specialist, and part of a group of companies providing procurement services. It is the sourcing hub supporting all the regions. It provides strategic, tactical and project procurement services to the global resource-based companies and operate in the Pulp & Paper, Agro, Specialty Cellulose & Cellulosic Fiber or Energy Resources Development sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managed chemical & commodity sourcing & procurement to support the mills
  • Study and monitor the market conditions for the concerned commodity for sound and timely purchase decision and long term strategy planning
  • Oversee the procurement of bulk and specialty chemical for all the mills 
  • Responsible to achieve assigned cost savings targets for commodity
  • Manage price negotiation, identifying of new suppliers and materials, market study and monitoring etc
  • Cost Optimisation
  • Value Optimisation
  • Bottom Line Cost Sensitive
  • The approximate spend for this role is USD100 million or more per year. This role is responsible to perform up to 15 different chemical purchase with our vendors.
  • Ensure technical, contractual, quality, and financial requirements are communicated, levied, understood, agreed to, and met by the supplier
  • Establish key performance metrics to ensure on-time delivery of quality products and services
  • Develop strategic alternate sourcing list to drive down the cost and ensure assurance of supply
  • Consolidation of global requirements from all the business units
  • Tracking global supply and demand trends

 Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree with proven performance track record in a highly diverse cross functional background
  • At least 12 years of experience in strategic procurement, handling chemicals sourcing
  • Proactive in managing issues
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Techno commercial and possess good business acumen
  • Mandarin language ability essential as you will be required to liaise with Mandarin speakers in overseas offices

Key Attributes for this role:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit detailed resumes in MS Word format to the following consultant:

Name:                                  Nancy Teo

EA No.:                                 R1106963

Direct line:                          +65 6834 1250

All applications are treated in strictest confidence.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be notified.

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