Asia, Head of Procurement (Indirect)

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Procurement & Supply Chain
Salary: S$12000 - S$16000 per month
Reference: BBBH8662_1605072429
Contact: Cervantes Camacho Francisco Alonso
Email: email Cervantes

Our client is a leading MNC in the Consumer Goods/Healthcare industry. They are currently in the lookout for a Head of Procurement to lead their indirect purchasing strategy across Asia.

  • Full-time, permanent role
  • Based in Singapore (West)
  • Only open to candidates currently located in Singapore

Responsibilities

  • Lead and coach a team of category managers across Asian regions
  • Implement Sourcing and Purchasing strategies that drive to cost savings
  • Coordinate regional and global procurement strategies
  • Report spend analysis and cost savings data to senior leadership and stakeholders
  • Source, identify, qualify and develop new suppliers to achieve saving targets and high-quality standards
  • Conduct bidding processes to ensure suppliers' competiveness utilizing e-Sourcing tools
  • Provide recommendations on procurement's best practices to mitigate risk, improve suppliers relationships in compliance ethics standards and drive cost reductions
  • Monitor and report supplier's performance/scorecards

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business/Engineering or relevant field
  • At least 8 years of Procurement experience managing indirect spend
  • Experienced leading regional teams of procurement professionals
  • Background in Consumer Goods/Healthcare/Pharmaceutical industry is preferred
  • Strong IT proficiency: Microsoft Office Package, Spend Analysis tools and SAP
  • Excellent communication skills in order to present information, lead teams and conduct negotiations with suppliers
  • Professional certifications such as APICS, Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma would be consider a plus

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Francisco Cervantes on +65 6701 1509 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R 2089806 (Cervantes Camacho Francisco Alonso).