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Demand Procurement Manager, South East AsiaSingapore
External Job Description
Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with over 200 brands, old and new, large and small, global and local - the depth and breadth of our product portfolio across beer, wine and spirits is second to none, with brands sold in 180 countries, at almost every price point in every category. We're a young company born from an incredible entrepreneurial legacy. The success of Guinness, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Tanqueray and many more, over hundreds of years, led to the formation of our company in 1997.

South East Asia (SEA) includes some of the fastest growing, dynamic markets in Asia Pacific and has the ambition to be the most respected premium alcohol beverage player in all the markets in which we operate, with undisputed leadership in our premium and core brands as well as an appetite to launch new products at scale. Our SEA business contains the independent units of Vietnam and Philippines, as well as a separate business unit called Emerging South East Asia (ESEA), spanning countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Guam, Mongolia, Nepal and Cambodia.

Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you!

Our SEA Procurement team plays an incredibly important role in our business. We are here to optimize SEA demand spend to deliver Diageo’s Procurement imperatives, by leading the creation of best in class category strategies.

As the Demand Procurement Manager, South East Asia, you are to positively impact business performance using the levers of effective insights to Political, Economic, Social, and Technological and Environmental complexities across the Market and Supplier base, comprehensive category strategies and forward thinking to future proof the business delivery. We have a dedicated team based in Singapore that recruit, inspire and nurture the best people we can find that ensures that your growth and development continues.

What is the culture like?

We are an organization that creates products that are part of celebrations, and our culture reflects this. Our culture is rooted in a deep sense of our purpose and values, our personal connections to our brands, our relationships and our passion to win in the marketplace. Our values are not just words on a page. They underpin our business and guide how we work: we are passionate about our customers and consumers and want to be the best. We give each other the freedom to succeed and value each and every person’s contribution. Pride is a source of energy for our company. We work hard so we can be proud of what we do, and how we do it.

We have a passionate team in SEA which celebrates diversity and strives to be the best they can be!

What you will need to accomplish in the role:
Develop a comprehensive Category Strategy through analysis of the strategic business requirements, engagement with business stakeholders and in depth knowledge of your Category and Market Drivers
Lead procurement for the SEA Market and serve as the business partner for SEA markets
Implement the Category Strategy through outstanding business partnering with in market procurement
Accountable for development and delivery of global sourcing projects both financial and non-financial, projects aligned to the Category Strategy.
Support the development of global sourcing strategies through insights gathered from market's feedback and performance
What you need to bring to the table:
You must have at least 10 years Procurement experience in managing suppliers Progressed through Supplier Performance Specialist, Category Specialist, Supplier Performance Manager, and Category Manager Roles.  Other progression routes would be through roles with Finance background
Prior experience in SEA markets would be advantageous
Demonstrated strong influencing skills and ability to deliver performance consistently.
This role will close on 19th of September 2018 so be quick to apply and show us your interest!
Type of JobEmployeeReporting Location
George Street

About the company

British multinational alcoholic beverages company headquartered in London, England. It is the world's largest producer of spirits and a major producer of beer and wine.[5][6]

Diageo's brands include Smirnoff (the world's best-selling vodka),[7] Johnnie Walker (the world's best-selling blended Scotch whisky),[8] Baileys (the world's best-selling liqueur),[9] and Guinness (the world's best-selling stout).[10][11] It also owns 34% of Moët Hennessy, which owns brands including Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot and Hennessy.

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