Sourcing Supervisor

  • Amway
  • Vi - 65 - hồ chí minh
  • 1 week ago

Company Name: Amway

Location: hồ chí minh, 65, Vi

Overview

Purpose:

  • Reporting to Head of procurement APAC and dotted line reporting to the affiliate’s Head of Supply Chain.
  • Drive Local Procurement Initiatives per Regional Category Strategy and support the business in managing sourcing activity per defined strategy. Supervises and leads local procurement activities as aligned with Category Leads and reviewing and authorizing purchases to comply to guidelines in place.
  • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure so that the company can invest in growth and people. Leads the strategizing for the finding of cost-effective deals and suppliers. Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement;
  • Embed procedures, priorities, schedules, surveillance, and coordination of all Procurement actions. Resolves vendor problems, misunderstanding, or complaints, through negotiation and tactful communication to secure mutually beneficial resolution.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Drive Local Initiatives per Regional Category Strategy and support the business in managing sourcing activity per defined strategy;
  • Support the set-up and the execution of all Regional Project at a local level;
  • Monitors market dynamics and communicates changes that affect internal client needs;
  • Serve as the key point of contact for all aspects of the project to ensure smooth execution;
  • Support Key Suppliers relationship management locally with alignment of Category Leads;
  • Help Markets track budgets and Efficiencies;
  • Facilitate communication between local key suppliers and category leads;
  • Support local supplier set-up and administrative activities;
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships;
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms;
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services;
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries;
  • Support contracting activities and services;
  • Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company;
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements;
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs;
  • Recommend changes to policies or procedures in order to improve operations, such as changing what supplies are kept or how to improve recordkeeping;
  • Plan budgets for contracts, equipment and supplies;
  • Keeping Procurement records.

 

 

  1. Category Strategy
  • Use basic understanding of customer/market segments and industry conditions in local market.
  • Understands the key drivers of business success/profitability and how own role impacts them.
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of the day-to-day operations of the In Market Company.
  • Understands the business rationale and articulates reason for change.
  • Conducts market research to identify potential countries and suppliers to source from.
  • Reports supplier information including organizational structure, business strategy, products and services, geographic coverage, key customers.
  • Understands cost drivers to support improved negotiation.
  • Summarizes supply market dynamics and drivers.
  • Supports the category strategy development by collecting data on supplier and complete spend

analysis and profiling.

 

  1. Sourcing
  • Produces structured request for information (RFI) from suppliers.
  • Pre-qualifies suppliers capabilities against identified business needs.
  • Suggests new potential activities for outsourcing and off-shoring.
  • Builds cost models to drive savings and eliminate waste across the supply/value chain.
  • Understands and gathers demand information from appropriate sources.
  • Evaluate the TCO (Total cost of Ownership) and create the improvement projects.
  • Understands and supports the documentation required in a formal negotiation process.
  • Performs a supporting role to others in the negotiation process.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of key provisions in a contract.
  • Understands the common, relevant forms of contract used and prepares for a contract or pre-contract agreements.
  • Understands the key terms, requirements, obligations and dependencies within the contract and is able to summarize and share these with the key stakeholders, establishing governance processes that assure the value from the contract.
  • Understands factors that influence cost and financial measurement processes.
  • Differentiates between cost reductions, cost avoidance and savings.
  • Uses comparisons between supplier offerings to identify opportunities.
  • Seeks to influence supplier payment terms to secure improvements.
  • Acts as an advocate for the importance of buying from preferred suppliers.

 

  1. Supplier Relationship Management
  • Ability to identify and articulate the categories, vendors where SRM could be an opportunity of scale.
  • Prepares realistic estimates of the time needed for completing own work.
  • Provides data to support compliance processes managed by others.
  • Understands and operates in accordance with all the essential policies for compliance
  • Challenges existing ways of managing and measuring the performance of suppliers.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve purchase to payment processes.
  • Encourages suppliers and stakeholders to identify potential areas of improvement.
  • Reports system issues clearly to ensure solutions can be identified and implemented.
  • Undertakes basic risk assessment and creates simple mitigation plans to assure continuity of supply or services.
  • Provides data support to identify risks and implements simple solutions.

 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Related Experience:

  • BS in Business Administration or Procurement or Supply Chain.
  • 5 years team leader experience in multi-level/direct selling, and/or fast-moving consumer goods.
  • Proven working experience as a Procurement professional.
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff.
  • Proficient in standard ERP software.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple project.
  • Customer-oriented individual with the ability to establish strong leadership and interact effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Proven experience on property management, safeguard, security and control of assets, facilities and equipment.
  • Strong analytical support including forecasting, budgeting and analysis for decision making for assigned area.
  • Strong guidance regarding planning and analysis requires interaction with APAC Regional team, GM/CM and other business leadership.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as demonstrated ability to present to senior level internal and external executives. Excellent skills in engagement and communication with stakeholders and ability to work effectively in cross functional and regional teams. Prepares and delivers clear, well-organised presentations. Involves the right people to obtain needed information; Accurately identifies business partner requirements.