Director of Sourcing - E-commerce
Excellent Career Progression Opportunities
About Our Client
This is a well-known and sizeable retailer who runs business all over the world.
* Implement sourcing processes to ensure product is placed on a timely basis with the right supplier / factory.
* Establish/Approve and support the supplier matrix
* Develop best practices and process for exceptional results.
* Drive initiatives in department for alignment to the retail market strategy.
* Improve operating efficiency through better business planning and EDLC
* Deliver cost leadership by targeting all segments of the supply chain and identifying cost saving and efficiency opportunities
* Develop innovative and outside-of-the-box sourcing initiatives
* Continuously develop cost component knowledge and support cost negotiations
* Build the best-in-class supplier matrix; develop and maintain strategic supplier relationships
* Engage suppliers and cross-functional partners where necessary for business developments
* Elevate operation efficiency by identifying and closing gaps in business processes
* Drive market exploration and diversification
* Promote supplier, product, and brand leverage across Walmart countries
* Lead with integrity and be the champion for responsible sourcing and sustainability
* Develop talents and provide appropriate trainings and environment to grow a team for success
* Anticipate market shifts and mitigate risks and develop contingency plans
* Assume additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed
The Successful Applicant
* Domestic and International travel required
* Deep product manufacturing and supply chain Strategic leadership, planning and thinking skills
* Value chain mind-set
* Cost negotiation experience
* Experience in assessing supplier capabilities & capacity
* Experience in pioneering new supply chains
* Knowledge of private label development (preferred)
* Experience with working in a cross-functional team environment
* Strong analytical skills and ability to communicate
What's on Offer
Attractive salary package and big platform