Sourcing Specialist (Indirect)

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Job Type: Permanent
Salary 13th
Specialization: Direct/Indirect Purchasing, Procurement
Sub Specialization:
Contact: Thi Hong Tham Nguyen
Reference: JO-1806-396582
  • Develop and/or implement Vietnam sourcing strategies and initiatives for the assigned category ensuring alignment, compliance with Procurement guideline, as well as other internal/external process standards and delivery of required business performance
  • Understand business needs & engage with stakeholders to meet their priorities and requirements and therefore, build effective, trustful, personal relationships with key country stakeholders
  • Plan and execute sourcing events to create a competitive advantage, e.g. spend reduction, supply security and / or time-to-market
  • Prepare supplier negotiations, award suppliers and conduct post negotiation debriefs.
  • Translate results of sourcing strategies, initiatives and projects into How Docs to enable efficient processing
  • Develop and drive performance improvement programs and transformation initiatives in collaboration with Business Partner organization, Functional Leadership and Source-2-Pay functional pillars
  • Drive sourcing excellence and ensure consistent and sustainable application of state of the art sourcing methodologies and tool utilization along the Source-2-Pay process
  • Manage supply agreements & contracts
  • Monitor and control contractual agreements and clauses over entire lifecycle and minimizes exposure to contractual risks in external relationships through usage of terms and conditions aligned with legal function
  • Provide country-specific market intelligence to mitigate supply risk, gain competitive advantage and make better business decisions
  • Continuously conduct detailed supplier and supply market analysis at country level looking at facts and indicating market trends in supply base and technology
  • Analyse and understand total cost of ownership structures for area(s) of responsibility to develop better and/or innovative pricing models (e.g. performance- or indices-based pricing)
  • Manage supplier relationships and implement supplier management principles in supply base, build relationships and improves supplier performance
  • Incorporate company's responsibility and commitment to sustainable business practices into category supplier relationships and ensures compliance through reports, audits and improvement plans\