Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Ho Chi Minh City

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Core Skill Requirement:


Category Scope – Develops sourcing strategies for the more complex and difficult to manage Local categories and projects in Vietnam. Executes global category strategies and local implementation programs.  Liaises with the Global/Region to ensure country spend is managed in line with agreed sourcing strategies. Jointly responsible with Regional Team for local implementation of Regional and Global sourcing strategies. Sourcing Management – Uses the Sourcing Management Process to apply required tools in the creation and implementation of local source plans to manage assurance of supply, quality, service, cost, innovation and regulatory compliance within the Country, resulting in breakthrough strategies which optimize value and ensure appropriate risk management. Proactive Cost Management: Achieves cost control, cost reduction, and cost containment targets, and adds value to area of expenditure through a strong total cost orientation. Identifies and documents all cost reduction and profit plan improvements.  Market Knowledge and Insight: Links market knowledge and country requirements to Region sourcing managers supporting the creation of breakthrough strategies.


Core Skill Requirement:


Category Scope – Develops sourcing strategies for the more complex and difficult to manage Local categories and projects in Vietnam. Executes global category strategies and local implementation programs.  Liaises with the Global/Region to ensure country spend is managed in line with agreed sourcing strategies. Jointly responsible with Regional Team for local implementation of Regional and Global sourcing strategies. Sourcing Management – Uses the Sourcing Management Process to apply required tools in the creation and implementation of local source plans to manage assurance of supply, quality, service, cost, innovation and regulatory compliance within the Country, resulting in breakthrough strategies which optimize value and ensure appropriate risk management. Proactive Cost Management: Achieves cost control, cost reduction, and cost containment targets, and adds value to area of expenditure through a strong total cost orientation. Identifies and documents all cost reduction and profit plan improvements.  Market Knowledge and Insight: Links market knowledge and country requirements to Region sourcing managers supporting the creation of breakthrough strategies. Supplier Management:  Assists in evaluating potential suppliers on country specific issues. Is familiar with the various suppliers and business product lines available in Vietnam. Responsible for building relationships with Local suppliers and managing supplier performance against business requirements using proven processes; ensures adequate inclusion of diversity suppliers in RFPs and contracts as applicable. Stakeholder Management and Business Sponsorship: understanding supply strategies and agreements and describing the benefits to Vietnam based stakeholders.  Assists in analyzing customer’s business and evaluate if there are potential savings through supplier consolidation. Responsible for engaging assigned key country stakeholders and partners with them across divisions to define and meet or exceed business requirements and identify and manage profit plan savings targets.  Understands strategic business requirements short and long term horizon. Contract Negotiation and Management: Once strategy is approved, personally leads the sourcing including RFX, RFP, negotiations and contracting for Local categories to put in place the right suppliers. People Management (if applicable): Responsible for selection, development, retention, and performance management of country procurement personnel.


Core Trait/Behavior Requirement:

Flexibility and demonstrates Abbott Competency Standards at the Manager level

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

BS in Business, Supply Chain or related field strongly preferred.

Must have:


- 3-5 years of full time working with deep marketing services related categories
- Good communication in English and Vietnamese (written and verbal)
- Contract negotiation skill
- Good analytical skill and advance in Microsoft offices will be desirable.
- High integrity and self-discipline
 
Nice to have:


- Have experience and working in a matrix organization
- Have experience in team leading, project management
- Have experience in FMCG
     

JOB FAMILY:Category Management     

DIVISION:GPS Global Purchasing Services        

LOCATION:Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City : Me Linh Point Tower     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:     

WORK SHIFT:Standard     

TRAVEL:Not specified     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:Not Applicable     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

About the company

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

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