Procurement Manager (Oils and Fats) SG

Employer
Selby Jennings
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
24 Jul 2022
Closes
23 Aug 2022
Ref
15585310
Job Function
Commodities
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About the role
  • Responsible for leading the oils category and improves the profitability of the region
  • Driving new key initiatives in APAC, particularly in new cost savings opportunities and through third party
  • Build collaborative business relationships with the assigned businesses, countries, and global functions
  • Identify common themes across multiple execution projects and aligns overall execution planning.

Key responsibilities
  • Accountable for the implementation of major projects across the supply base and functions to achieve

maximum year on year return while maintaining BC core ethics and values
  • Improve financial position of the assigned category through the ability to execute and deliver cost savings

projects and new opportunities within the region or global
  • To build collaborative business relationships with regional and global stakeholders
  • Seek continuous improvement opportunities with suppliers and its implementation process
  • Ability to get things done and multi-task; acts with a sense of urgency, willingly take on tactical roles to

achieve objectives with strong decision making and judgment skills

Sourcing Department (Regional & Global)

• Accountability for the execution of the sourcing strategy associated with the assigned category

• Setting strategic direction for the procurement function

• To establish leadership capabilities in managing any regional or global projects, i.e. oils tenders, open

costing negotiations

• To drive regional sustainability targets with the sustainability team

• Upgrading the procurement function within the best practices to keep pace with the company's growth

Trading Department

• To develop new opportunities in third party business and physical trading in Malaysia, Indonesia, and the

Philippines

• Jointly develop creative hedging strategies for the assigned category in APAC

Quality Assurance

• To support BCAP Quality Assurance (QA) with any Non-Compliance Records (NCR) where required,

including liaising with suppliers for resolution and corrective action measures

Research & Development

• To manage product requests in support of research and development trials and innovation

• To work hand in hand with the regional R&D team in driving new projects and product developments

Sales

• Building and strengthening collaborative working relationships with the sales organization as business

partners
  • External stakeholders


Supplier

• To negotiate the best pricing model with suppliers for the assigned portfolio in APAC

• To execute sustainable procurement policy through constant engagement with suppliers and 3rd-party

organizations

Customer

• To build strong relationships with our customers and to lead discussions on raw materials pricing and new

business idea

Qualifications

Bachelor degree preferably in Business Commercial subject or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the palm oil / lauric industry with track records of delivering cost savings

targets, nonprice value opportunities, and risk mitigation
  • Global/ Regional exposure and effective at cross-regional communication and influencing, setting the tone for

execution
  • Presents insights on market trends and understands regional/ global needs of the organization

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