ConnectedGroup is working with a well-known multinational manufacturing business in searching for a Procurement Manager to take care of its Direct Materials categories globally.
This is a global role where you will be covering plants in Asia as well as other continents. The role is largely strategic in nature - you will be leading and driving development of global category strategies, aligning such strategies with various counterparts internally and globally, building strategic long-term relationship with suppliers, leading major negotiations, evaluating suppliers' performance, etc. You will be directly managing a team of 7 subordinates.
The successful candidate must have experience in FMCG / manufacturing-related industries and managing procurement for direct / raw materials. Regional / global procurement experience is highly preferred.
As this is a team management role, we will be prioritizing speaking with candidates with people management experience.
Proficiency in both English and Mandarin is required.