Director, Emerging Market Supply Management

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The Company


Our client is a European headquartered global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets.  Our client has been present in China for over 20 years with over 2000 employees in the region.


Position Description


Our client is looking for a highly energetic, pro-active and entrepreneurial leader with strong change management capabilities, customer focus & internal service provider mindset.


Summary of Key Responsibilities:


Establishment of Supply Management as an internal service provider and business partner which supports the different joint ventures and product companies through a holistic, end-to-end value chain approach


Engage and inspire the JV Supply Management organization and create a stronger customer mind-set by transforming the Supply Management organization into a strong internal service provider and partner


Implementation of new structures to improve Supply Management activities in emerging countries for the assessment and selection of most competitive suppliers


Implementation of supplier management system in consistence with business objectives as well as division and global orientation


Secure alignment between JV supply management and the various internal teams


Being responsible for total spend


Being responsible for ensuring world class supply of components from Emerging Market Suppliers


Responsible for developing Suppliers for the company’s needs in Emerging Markets


Fulfillment of annual targets


Ensure fulfillment of the supply management strategy


Encouraging continuous improvement in the organization


Candidate Profile


Work Experience & Abilities Required:


A minimum of 8 to 12 years of international supply management experience in operational as well as strategic roles


Successful implementation of management of industry projects and/or extensive supply management experience in the area of project business and production


Proven leadership track record in organizational change management projects and knowledge of environments where best practices is integrated


Strong business acumen and business management capability


Good networker and engaging personality with multicultural sensitivity


Excellent negotiation skills


Develop strategies from within functional or corporate strategies




University degree in engineering/business administration/natural sciences; MBA, PhD or supply chain/purchasing diploma beneficial.


For more information regarding this position, please contact Ms. May Ma by filling out the form below.

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