Sourcing Director

Job Title: Sourcing Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai, China
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CZ202399_1523843060
Contact Name: Cherry Zhu
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 16, 2018 09:44

Job Description

As sourcing director, he/she will lead sourcing and procurement team to develop, communicate and execute strategic sourcing strategies to support business provides integrated, innovative and cost effective medical solution for customers.

Report to: Managing Director - China and HK


 At all times the Director shall operate with highest ethical standards and in full compliance with internal controls, policies, procedures, regulations and laws
 Working as a partner with the functional business leadership, the Director should fully understand the business context and priorities and challenges and develop contracting strategy, execute strategic sourcing and supplier performance management
 Create sourcing plans and strategies that are consistent with and supportive of the achievement of the overall strategic business plans of the company.
 Develop and maintain partnership with supplier. Influence supplier to ensure company's requirements are met.
 Lead the identification, validation, selection, and negotiations with suppliers
 Guide team to draft, negotiate, review and finalize written contracts with suppliers.
 Experienced negotiator with strong conviction in the importance of developing negotiation planners. Ability to coach, mentor and develop negotiation skills across team members.
 Partner with stakeholders to reduce costs, optimize value, improve processes, rationalize the supply base and leverage revenue and profitability growth.
 Demonstrated ability to successfully develop and manage team members; passionate leader who can inspire team members to perform to their full potential and deliver maximize value to the organization.

 At least 10 years of related professional work experience
 Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in strategic sourcing and category management.
 Demonstrated experience in negotiations, supplier contracts, and cost reduction initiatives.
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to quickly establish a trusting working relationship with senior management team, cross function stakeholders and suppliers
 Highly motivated and be passionate to support customers
 Fluent in both English and mandarin
 Excellent financial management skills to effectively manage the budget, reviewing purchases.
 Ability to effectively apply project management tools to ensure program targets are met on time and on budget.
 Strong leadership, analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills

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