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Philips Market Procurement Manager in Shanghai, China

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Drives the demand side of market geared to optimize total costs by ensuring the best possible solution for Philips in Greater China Market. Mainly Responsible for procurement management of commodity cluster Marketing, Media and Events (MME) in Greater China (GC) Market, the commodities such as media, translations, design services delivery, business & market intelligence and etc.

You are responsible for

  • Be a part of the PH and HS extended leadership team to understand the marketing plans and compliment the same with Procurement plans.

  • Enable actions to help business to manage their A&P spend in the most effective and competent manner.

  • Interact internally and externally with Events, Sponsorship and design marketing executive level management, requiring negotiation of extremely critical matters.

  • Responsible for the definition and implementation of the procurement strategy and policy with a 3-5 year sight line.

  • Ensure integration and alignment of procurement strategy and policy with the organizations business plan.

  • Manage local procurement specialists executing the global and local plans.

  • Approve on business review meetings and supplier evaluations for the assigned scope.

  • Develop key strategic supplier partnerships within the assigned scope and lead efforts in the areas of supplier management relationship building, audit and problem solving.

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

  • Manage suppliers base reduction and optimization.

  • Define strategy for specific, critical or complex commodities

  • Create policies to ensure transparency of the supplier portfolio and other processes.

You are a part of

Indirect Materials and Services is part of Philips Procurement managing the indirect spend for Philips as a total via matrixed organization (a Commodity Cluster on the vertical axe and a Market Procurement set up on the horizontal axe, covering all Philips Markets globally). We are on a Perform and Transform journey creating additional value for Philips in general and Procurement more specifically. This makes IMS fun to work in and good for professional learning opportunities in your career path.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Master degree in a relevant discipline (eg. MBA, Marketing, Supply Management)

  • Prefer to 5 years of relevant working experience in a large multinational company.

  • At least 6 years Procurement experience.

  • Be potential to develop in other commodity areas within the indirect and direct Procurement fields.

  • Proven track in managing general Indirect Materials spend within a global scope.

  • Soft skills like people management, excellent communication skills, managing virtual, multi-cultural teams, leading change.

  • Commercial skills like negotiating or subcontract management.

  • Ability to continually innovate and improve the way of working within the assigned scope to meet the changing needs of the business and customers.

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .

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