Head of Procurement for SEA, Bulk Commodities
Top 5 Companies within their industry
End-to-end procurement with comodity trading experience
About Our Client
Our client is in the commodity business are are the top 5 in their trade. They have their own manufacturing sites worldwide with a wide range of commodities. To further expand their business, they are looking for a Head of Procurement specialising in commodities to support the growth of their business.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the role involves the end-to-end procurement of bulk commodities.
Additional Responsibilities Include:
- Procurement and Sourcing of suppliers within the SEA region to further expand their supplier list.
- End-to-end procurement from sourcing, procurement, quality assurance and delivery.
- Negotiate with 3PL companies for cost effective freight rates.
- Strong understanding if international trade tariffs with the understanding of the economics of bulk commodities.
The Successful Applicant
To be successful in this role, you should have more than 8 years of experience in a commodity trading environment with the experience of bulk commodities. You should have similar experience of setting up procurement systems and processes with regional exposure and international trade knowledge. You should enjoy travelling as this role requires more than 50% of travel globally. You should also be comfortable leading a big team as the role involves leading a team of 20 who are seated across APAC. As most of their suppliers and factories are in China, the ability to converse fluently in Mandarin is needed.
What's on Offer
You will be in a company that is fast-paced and growing aggressively. As such, there will be many opportunities to grow within the business.