A leading international FMCG business is seeking a Procurement Manager (Sulawesi). In this job based in Makassar, you will support a large, complex business unit with a regional remit.
About the Procurement Manager (Sulawesi) Role: Reporting to the Commercial Head, you will lead, create and execute company's indirect sourcing strategy to optimise investments in terms of cost, quality, risk and availability. As the Indirect Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring supplier performance and acts as the first point of contact for suppliers and internal clients.
Create and execute strategies not limited to the activities of value creation in terms of P&L impact, cost avoidance, contribution to the productivity programmes of each segment and cash, drive innovation through excellence in category management
Collaborate within the region to ensure the business can leverage the benefits of the regional and global relationship with suppliers within the requirements of the local market conditions
Purchase all goods and services by securing price, capacity and service levels in line with commitments to the business and as per the sourcing strategies by applying a wide range of sourcing tools (e.g. negotiation, e-procurement, strategic collaboration, tenders/RFPs, etc.)
Perform spend analysis based on market and financial insights for the category and executes sourcing roadmap for three years focused on cost savings, process improvements and supplier management
Develop local market insights including benchmarking externally and importing best practices locally
Be responsible for the relationships with local suppliers to drive performance management, deliver continuous quality and cost improvement as well as develop supplier enabled innovations
Create and implement indirect sourcing strategy ensuring effective risk management through robust contracts and monitoring of financial and other KPIs. Ensure KPIs are recognised and approved by the business and translated into P&L impact
Act as a key contact for supplier relationships. Ensure the supplier base is optimised to enable the implementation of Keystone which is an end-to-end procure-to-pay process in category management
Establish and maintain relationships with supply, engineering, R&D, S&F and other key stakeholders in S&OP processes to ensure understanding of their needs and to facilitate the appropriate level of challenge for alignment with the company’s indirect strategies. Provide market and financial insights and inputs to the internal financial planning and review processes
Ensure compliance with policies, systems and controls according to standards. Communicate business risk and opportunities
Perform yearly appraisal of all direct reports to ensure that they are aware of their developmental needs and career path
Provide coaching and job training for direct reports to enhance the quality of their work and their competencies, so that target can be delivered and achieved
Plan department budget/operational costs and ensure that spending & targets are monitored regularly so that it does not exceed the agreed budgets
To succeed in the Procurement Manager (Sulawesi) job, you will need to have the ability to work effectively and co-operatively with all related teams, across borders and internal matrix.
Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain procurement or a related field
Minimum of five years of experience in a procurement manager role, preferably in the FMCG industry
Strong supplier/customer management experience and financial acumen
Indirect and packaging buying experience is a must
Fluent in English
Good leadership skills
Willing to be based in Makassar, Sulawesi
This FMCG company needs no introduction and is recognised as the leader in their field of expertise. With great clients and known for their corporate entertainment, they have won many awards. The culture is demanding but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude the potential rewards are significant. The firm is also very focused on developing and training their people to the highest standards
If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting Procurement Manager (Sulawesi) job.
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