Head of Procurement (Direct & Indirect) - FMCG/ Food/ Commodity

Hong Kong Permanent
  • Key Member of the Executive Leadership Team
  • Lead Sourcing Strategy & Category Management

About Our Client

Our client is an established company and a leading FMCG player offering a range of instantly recognisable brands, particularly in the food & beverage and personal care sectors. Due to internal movement, they are now looking for a seasoned Procurement/ Sourcing leader to join them to lead their sourcing strategy and to revamp & upgrade their division.

Job Description

Reporting to the Asia President, and leading a sizable team in the region, you will:

  • Lead and develop the overall sourcing strategies covering a broad spectrum of categories - Ingredients/ Raw Materials, Packaging, and Indirect)
  • Develop risk mitigation strategy through close monitoring of market environment to minimimze price risk/ capture opportunity
  • Continue to develop new suppliers while maintaining a strong partnership & network to ensure continuous supply at the most efficient cost while driving quality improvements to support innovative new product launches
  • As a strong leader, establish clear and measurable objectives to the procurement team and ensure they achieve the company and team's short-term and long-term goals both financially and operational
  • As a key representative for the company to engage with government bodies on commodity trading/ regulations issues, minimizing disruption of operation

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate should be a degree holder with a minimum of 18 years' experience, out of which at least 12 years in procurement/ sourcing, supply chain or project management area. You will ideally possess the following:

  • Category sourcing expertise in food ingredients and/or commodities with strong knowledge on commodity market and hedging
  • Prior experience working for leading FMCG/ Food & Beverage/ Personal Care or Consumer Packaged Goods company in a leadership role managing multi-cultural teams
  • Track record driving successful procurement or category strategies achieving cost and financial objectives & growth
  • Previous success in driving transformation or change management ideal
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Must be fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese)

What's on Offer

The opportunity for a procurement leader to work for a leading FMCG player. Position is open to strong, qualified candidates outside of Hong Kong, with the language requirement. Competitive remuneration is on offer.

Contact
Eliza Ho
Quote job ref
4205993
Phone number
+852 2848 4707

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Eliza Ho
Consultant phone
+852 2848 4707
Job Reference
4205993