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Category Lead - CM&S

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Job ID SHA01204 Date posted 06/30/2020 Location : Shanghai, China
Position Purpose & Summary职位目的
HR Services and Contingent Labor is one of the sub-categories of Corporate Material and Services Category, which also comprises of Management Consulting Services, IT, Travel, Financial Services, Office Services and Marketing. APAC Category Lead has the responsibility to develop Master Category Strategy (MCS) together with the Global Category Lead and peers from other regions; drive regional implementation of MCS and execute sourcing projects with the support from local buying structure. He/she is expected to leverage Cargill's global and regional position in the market, drive stronger connectivity, accountability and relationships with Cargill businesses, and clearly understand the business requirements. This position reports directly into the Global Category Lead - HR Services & Contingent Labor.

Principal Accountabilities主要职责
Develop & maintain deep expertise in the HR services and Contingent Labor Category and other major CM&S sub-categories, e.g., market dynamics, supplier economics, SRM, etc. 10%

Develop detailed understanding of the current category activity within Cargill, e.g., category spend profile, supplier performance, volume forecasts, design specifications. 10%

Determine where sourcing can have a greater involvement and drive value; ensure intimate understanding of business needs - coordinate with regional buying team & Business Engagement Leads to achieve necessary knowledge of BU and Function requirements and needs. 10%

Together with the global category lead, develop subcategory strategies & drive execution through implementation at the regional level (coordinating with the buying structure in the region). 10%

Lead regional subcategory efforts (engage & coordinate with the buying structure and Business Engagement Leads to execute strategies) - e.g., gather spend baseline data, lead negotiations, cascade communication, monitor supplier performance and compliance to regional agreements, etc. 10%

Collabrate with other APAC CM&S sub-category Soucing Managers in executing category efforts. 5%

Ensure stakeholder engagement across entire sourcing lifecycle (establish responsibility matrix). 10%

Maintain ties to appropriate industry groups and conduct ongoing research of industry benchmarks. 10%

Manage designated supplier relationships. 10%

Establish subcategory KPIs and track supplier performance in coordination with buying teams. 5%

Resolve implementation issues. 10%

Education, Experience, Skills教育,经验,技能
Required Qualifications(基本要求)
• Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Business or related degree program.
• 7+ years business experience, with 3+ years related to CMS or similar category experience.
• Knowledge of the market, suppliers and cost drivers
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to:
• Engage, communicate & influence senior stakeholders (internal & external)
• Establish trust & credibility with BU leaders & other functional stakeholders
• Strong analytical, business process analysis & problem solving capabilities
• Ability to multi-task and coordinate initiatives in a virtual team environment
• Experience in representing APAC region in global initiatives
• Experience managing complex, high-value supplier relationships
• Track record of success in supplier consolidation and driving spend to preferred suppliers, contracts, and frame agreementsDemonstrated ability to manage and improve vendor performance
• Strong written & verbal communication skills

Prefered Qualifications(更适合的要求)
• Knowledge of Cargill and BU/Function specific business environment and requirements
• Project management experience

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