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Title： Associated Sourcing Director, Plant services/CAPEX
GG: Role 3
Report Line: Head of Indirect Sourcing, Greater China
Direct reports: Yes, manage a team size of 3-4 persons
Travel Frequency: Up to 30% in China
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Manage overall Plant services/CAPEX for China, develop team’s capability on managing CAPEX projects and other strategic initiatives.
- Develop and implement sourcing & procurement strategies and project saving/cost avoidance pipeline and align with internal business partners from different Business Sectors, i.e. Healthcare, Performance Material and Life Science
- Act as regional CAPEX category lead to drive category strategy development and global/regional initiatives at regional/local level, and interface with global category network to channel communication and knowledge sharing, further build up category expertise among CAPEX sourcing network in Region APAC.
- Drive financial contribution, supply security, supplier market innovation and digitalization in responsible areas to add values to business.
- Build up harmonized CAPEX sourcing process and know-how pool, drive supplier management and operational excellence strategic initiatives on regional and country level.
- Develop and implement business-effective sourcing strategies and project saving/cost avoidance pipeline aligned with key stakeholders
- Actively manage and conduct sourcing initiatives with respect to a best-in-class sourcing process, e.g. RFI, RFP, Benchmarking, Price Auction, Fact-Based-Negotiations, and Contracting.
- Identify and manage risk via structured risk management process and ensure availability of mitigation plans for key projects.
- Develop and maintain business agreements with suppliers in case of disputes support resolution
- Provide coaching to team and develop team’s capability on the category expertise to professionally manage their category projects.
- Under the business partnership framework guidance, strive for sourcing excellence and support business priorities to be agile to enable business growth in China market.
- Ensure effective communication with key stakeholders to gain information on business strategies, priorities & needs and feedback on service quality, to further strengthen business partnership.
- Engage in a consultative and collaborative manner to develop value added opportunities and joint initiatives with key stakeholders.
- Bachelor degree or above
- More than 8 years working experience, with more than 5 years working experience related to CAPEX or Engineering project management in international company is strongly preferred
- Expert knowledge and profound experience in Capex, facility management and MRO etc.
- Strong capability of analytical skills and strategic thinking.
- Can work effectively with cross functional team and manage project remotely
- Strong and high performer is required
- Professional communication skills along with strong intercultural insights.
- Leadership and Conflict management skills is required
- Fluent in both writing and speaking of English is must
- Be able to master office tools, such as excel, PowerPoint etc.
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