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Strategic Sourcing Manager


Shanghai, China



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Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology

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Full Time

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  • Main Roles 
    • Drive Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) with critical alliance partners
    • Develop creative competitive sourcing strategies to meet business requirements.
    • Evaluate and invite capable suppliers to participate in various bidding processes.
    • Develop supplier evaluation matrix criteria and conduct supplier assessments using purchasing matrix and financial modelling.
    • Award project to finalized supplier with business alignment, 
    • Conduct and finalize terms and conditions of Manufacturing Supply Agreement with selected suppliers.
    • Drive internal cost and sourcing execution approval to put in place contract with suppliers, using internal multistep sourcing methodology and stage gate review approval process. 
    • Maintain Industry knowledge, supplier relationship management and drive supplier improvement projects. 
  • Supporting Roles: 
    • Support the collection of market intelligence data on China suppliers landscape.
    • Work collaboratively with other global sourcing colleagues to share best practices and procurement process improvements.
    • Provide coaching and guidance to junior buyers 
    • Preparation of Procurement reports.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, major in chemical engineering / chemistry or related.
  • Bachelor’s degree business administration is an advantage. 
  • Minimum of 15 years of sourcing experience preferably in the chemical industry and ability to travel as and when required, visiting suppliers to conduct suppliers’ evaluation and negotiation. 
  • Solid interpersonal/facilitation/influencing skills. 
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Basic financial analysis and management costs accounting skills.    
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross functional and cross business environment. 
  • Exhibits high business ethics and behavior. 
  • Ability to communicate across all levels, energetic, enthusiastic, with a positive attitude.
  • Team player, with commitment and passion in making procurement as a lifelong career.
  • People leader.

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Job Post Date: 08/06/22
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