Job title: Global Head of Indirect Procurement
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Semiconductors
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2022-10-21
Job ID: 32369
Contact name: Crystal Poh
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Job Description

Alcott Global is retained by one of the global companies in semiconductor industry to seek for a procurement professional to lead the strategy for indirect spend, covering a range of categories. In this position, you will be engaging in end-to-end strategic processes and driving commerciality within the indirect procurement team, to drive forward the commercial success of this organisation as they finalise a transformation towards optimising the supply chain.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive procurement budgeting process for the region in collaboration with stakeholders and global team. Ensure high standards of predictability and alignment with stakeholders.
  • Proactively identify areas to enhance business opportunities, drive process improvement, and cost efficiencies.
  • Develop plans and deliver results through collaboration with businesses in a constantly evolving environment.
  • Foster collaboration between global, regional and local procurement and key regional stakeholders by ensuring transparency, effective communication, understanding business needs and alignment.
  • Anticipate internal/external business challenges and inspires change.
  • Coordinate across corporate, functions and divisions to share best practices and adherence to guidelines.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the program.
  • Manage key supplier relationships on a regional level in collaboration with global and regional team.
  • Perform risk assessment and measure supplier performance.
  • Support supplier rationalization and development of preferred suppliers.
  • Ensure security of supply and adequate communication and actions.
  • Develop a strong talent pipeline and succession plan, foster high potentials and address performance gaps.
  • Drive the sustainability agenda.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or Business Management.
  • Minimum 15 years of procurement experience with 5 years in a global/ regional indirect procurement environment.
  • Ability to drive innovation, continuous improvement plans with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Track record in change management with the ability to manage culture and complex transformations.
  • Excellent interdisciplinary, intercultural, influence, and networking skills.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Creative thinker, with a desire and ability to look for better ways to approach issues and situations.
  • Strong team orientation, with a strong sense of commitment to team members and stakeholders and the ability to work with global & local cross-functional teams.
  • Strong data analysis, management, presentation and reporting skills.