Job title: Head of Greater China Area Logistics Procurement
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Expertise: Supply Chain Management
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Shanghai
Job published: 2021-09-29
Job ID: 32224
Contact name: Genalyn Dizon
Contact email: [email protected]

Job Description

We Offer:

​ Joining this Global Logistics Company, you will embark on a great journey with excellent career development opportunities in a global organization.

​ You will own and manage a direct sourcing portfolio covering all inland logistics and services products in one of the largest and fastest growing economic regions of Asia.

​ You will develop and motivate a team of highly skilled, cross cultural procurement professionals and be an active member of the Asia Pacific Procurement Leadership team, driving results and engagement across the business. Furthermore, you play a critical role in supporting & challenging Greater China Are Commercial Leadership team in delivering on our market strategy and for our customers.

​ Besides understanding what drives the end-to-end operational cost and performance of the global logistics company, you will be offered unique opportunities to build and support our transformation into the global integrator of container logistics.

​ You will personally lead several high impacts sourcing projects, collaborating with a range of external partners across the transportation industry.

​ You will be exposed to a wide and challenging range of business issues requiring regular engagement, coordination, and collaboration with key stakeholders across various management levels within the company.

​ Opportunities to work and communicate across geographical and cultural borders will enable you to build a strong professional network, as well as broaden your knowledge and strengthen your technical and professional foundation.


Key Responsibilities:


​ Responsible for all spend in logistics categories including but not limited to trucking, rail, depot & repairs, and supply chain categories such as CHB and Warehousing.

​ Leadership of the Greater China Area Logistics & Services Procurement team, creating an engaging and high performing workplace, developing direct reports

​ Ensure the company’s Greater China Area Logistics & Services Procurement and the wider group achieves deflationary unit cost while maintaining and improving ser-vice levels to our customers.

​ Foster positive vendor relationships and manage performance, ensuring contract compliance and positive cost development.

​ Develop overall category strategy from both geographical and supplier perspective

​ Act as a point of escalation relating to dispute and issue resolution

​ Lead design and selection of appropriate tools and frameworks for category management

​ Provide financial and commercial analysis and reporting requirements against the projects as required

​ Managing e-Procurement and implementing digital solutions to modernize the procurement functions

​ Support to Head of Asia Pacific Procurement on non-sourcing projects and activities

​ Support to other category sourcing, where and when required


We are looking for:

​ Prospective candidates are enthusiastic and positive individuals with demonstrable experience in leading procurement and sourcing organizations. Experience leading a diverse team of cultures and managing operations internationally is a must.

​ Furthermore, direct experience within fields of the logistics & transportation industry is looked upon positively.

​ You demonstrate strong negotiation skills together with an outgoing and convincing personality; an inspiring person who can engage and support teams & colleagues to deliver while collaborating with diverse stakeholders.

​ You enjoy developing the big picture while also being comfortable understanding the details critical for effective cost leadership and service delivery