Senior Manager Sourcing and Procurement

Location CN-Guangzhou | CN-Shanghai | CN-Shenzhen
Job ID
Queen Cai


The Sourcing and Procurement Team is responsible for handling the Supply Chain end to end sourcing and procurement operations. The Sr. Manager will be part of the leadership team, supporting and driving procurement goals and objectives. Instrumental to the team for managing strategic execution for revenue attainment.


  • Engage with stakeholder team members to execute strategic initiatives set by senior leadership -- effectively balancing the RFx process and the TCO evaluation of suppliers against the business stakeholder’s requirements and supplier preferences. Recognized as a company expert within his/her field
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop annual category management plan that incorporates the stakeholder’s strategy, goals, challenges, constraints and objectives included but not limited to spend breakdown, strategic sourcing pipeline, process improvements, supplier rationalizations, targeted supplier business reviews, sourcing levers, etc.
  • Ability to maintain accountability, delivering against timelines, building relationships and becoming a trusted advisor with business stakeholders, executive management and suppliers
  • Work collaboratively with suppliers and stakeholders to identify and execute continuous cost improvement programs and resolve significant and unique strategic supplier performance issues to ensure business satisfaction
  • Oversee activities related to the sourcing and procurement specialist team
  • Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures of sourcing and procurement
  • Manage the supply chain portfolio ensuring transparency of spending
  • Develop and implement efficient sourcing and procurement management strategies
  • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure
  • Optimize sourcing and procurement to attain maximum efficiency
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to guarantee agreement on terms and processes
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Sets operational goals for key metrics. Ensure metrics driven to root causes and process changes implemented where needed
  • Responsible for the training, development, and management of talent within organization


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 12+ years of experience including minimum 5 years of management experience
  • Proven work experiences as a manager in the field of business operations, sourcing and procurement of relevant industries
  • Strong familiarity with vendor management and relevant software
  • Advanced knowledge of the region and/or product lines supported
  • Demonstrated leadership skills coupled with a desire and ability for continuous learning/self-development
  • Excellent communication skills (listening, providing clear and concise information, using proper language and grammar)
  • Strong working knowledge of Oracle and MS Office

Travel Requirements (as a % of time): 20%

Able to telework? Yes/no – if yes, % of time and expectations while teleworking Y
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Required (safety glasses, steel-toed boots, gloves, etc.): N

U.S. Only – Frequency Definitions for Physical Activities, Environmental Conditions and Physical Demands:
Never – 0%
Occasionally - 0-20 times per shift or up to 33% of the time
Frequently - 20-100 times per shift or 33-66% of the time
Constantly - Over 100 times per shift or 66-100% of the time




Physical Activities (all U.S. only jobs):
Enter in N, O, F or C as applicable Enter in Frequency
(N)Never, (O)Occasionally, (F)Frequently or (C)Constantly

N Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like.

N Working from heights such as roofs, ladders, or powered lifts.
N Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including awkward or tight and confined spaces.
F Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.

N Stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, reaching, pushing/pulling.
O Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
N Adjusting or moving objects up to __ pounds in all directions.
C Communicating with others to exchange information.
N Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
N Operating machinery and/or power tools.
N Operating motor vehicles, industrial vehicles, or heavy equipment.
C Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.
Environmental Conditions (U.S. only):
Enter in N, O, F or C as applicable Enter in Frequency
(N)Never, (O)Occasionally, (F)Frequently or (C)Constantly

N Exposure to extreme temperatures (high or low).

N Outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.
N Noisy environments.
N Other hazardous conditions such as vibration, uneven ground surfaces, or dust & fumes.
N Small and/or enclosed spaces.
N No adverse environmental conditions expected.
Physical Demands (U.S. only):
Check only one below Check only one below
X Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing.
Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds.
Medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds.
N Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more (team lift)
Must be able to see color.

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