Philips Regional Cluster Lead - MNM APAC in Shanghai, China

Working closely with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to develop and implement strategic commodity plans for the BMC's at the lowest total cost (TCO) to meet the defined requirements within the Procurement function. This includes development and co-ordination of key procurement strategies. Accountability for long term assurance of supply, supplier performance and selection and supply management information/data management, providing support and guidance to relevant procurement peers, building of supply market intelligence to support business and or market decisions. They deliver added value by bringing the entire Procurement network (CM, PE, MP, Gov and Support) to the equation.

  • Co-develop, maintain and execute commodity strategies for the assigned supplier portfolio.

  • Responsible for building and maintaining a preferred supply base for the assigned scope.

  • Responsible for supplier evaluation and management within the assigned scope.

  • Lead contract and price negotiations for assigned supplier portfolio.

  • Responsible for relevant project management assignments within the assigned scope.

  • Responsible for contract management within the assigned scope (develop, maintain and execute).

  • Responsible for gathering relevant benchmark data, supply market intelligence info.

  • Lead or participate in the tender generation and review process for the assigned scope.

  • Apply continuous improvement of processes and technologies that support (indirect) materials & services decisions within the assigned scope.

  • Ensures that all Procurement related risks are controlled and mitigated.

  • Responsible for reviewing the compliance of the suppliers in the assigned scope regarding the Supplier Quality, Supplier Sustainability and Supplier Development KPI's.

  • Responsible for a business process review with the supplier to ensure supplier market trends, performance and future needs of the relevant businesses / markets are aligned.

  • Ensures compliance to procurement policy for the assigned supplier portfolio.

  • Responsible for account management role for the assigned scope.

  • Responsible for leveraging supplier innovation into Philips.

  • Define and execute project/contract roll-outs in coordination with demand side detailed plans.

  • Establish programs for developing supplier relationships, negotiations and performance management / feedback.

  • Develop and maintain appropriate network inside and outside Philips to ensure successful execution of strategies.

  • Drives synergies/improvement for assigned portfolio.

  • Develop supplier relations in order to involve key suppliers as early as possible for the assigned scope.

  • Upon request, responsible for supporting DfX conventions within the assigned scope.

  • Responsible for facilitating in/outsourcing decisions from a TCO point of view.

  • Upon request, able to execute a supplier scouting assignment within the assigned scope.

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of Procurement Savings Methodology

  • Knowledge of Contract Law and Contract Management

  • Value and Cost Analysis

  • Analyze and Benchmark Technologies (e.g. Kraljic Matrix, ABC - Analysis)

  • Cost Structure / Cost Drivers / Bill of Materials

  • Detail Spend Data Analysis

  • Supplier Relationship Management

  • Supplier Performance Management & Target Setting

  • Negotiation (Game Theory)

Qualifications

  • Master degree in a relevant discipline

  • Approximately 15 years of relevant working experience.

  • People manager experience in multinational company

  • Understands the linkages between supply and other

  • functional areas such as finance, accounting and

  • budgeting

  • Ability to evaluate and implement relevant technological systems that support commodity management processes

  • An expert in terms of understanding and estimating commodity requirements across cross functional units

  • Provide critical inputs to the Product Creation Process and Order Realization Process

  • Maintains an understanding of company-wide business strategies and factors them into business and commodity planning

  • Requires in depth knowledge of the procurement area, business strategies, Sector/Company goals and objectives