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Senior Purchasing Officer

  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Experienced (Non - Manager)
  • Negotiable
  • Purchasing / Merchandising
  • Other
  • Unlimited

Job Description

The job holder is responsible for the purchase of direct goods through the development and implementation of appropriate sourcing strategies. Other areas including stakeholder engagement & supplier management.

  • Responsible for managing Purchase Requests from the business
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and manage Source To Pay process (supplier screening, RFQ process, negotiation and supplier selection) for the assigned spends/categories
  • Analyze market intelligence, predict the market trend and negotiate with local as well as oversea suppliers to purchase the qualified goods with the most competitive price and qualified service
  • Look for the alternative sources of supply for the current materials based on the valid specification either for better price and service or for back up
  • Look for new sources of supply for new materials in business development projects
  • Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers; track supplier performance and address/escalate supplier non-performance as appropriate
  • Build up a strong collaboration with business groups to ensure the satisfaction of BVL's internal customers with services provided by Procurement
  • Measure compliance by business users with Procurement Directive, contracts and take corrective actions as appropriate
  • Manage and maintain contracts for the assigned spends/categories
  • Fulfill the monthly Procurement reports as defined
  • Take lead in category management of the assigned categories
  • Other tasks assigned

Job Requirement

  • University graduation from Foreign Trade/ Economics/ Chemical/ Biology/ Agricultural and Forestry or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of experience in direct purchase, preferable in a multinational organization
  • Able to work independently and under high pressure
  • Honest and integrity
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Structured thinker, process discipline
  • Able to prioritize based on professional judgment
  • Good negotiation, effective communication and influencing skills
  • Collaboration, teamwork across organizations
  • Fluent English and good computer skills (Outlook, Words, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Prior purchasing experience in raw materials, chemicals or Animal Health industry and familiar with SAP is preferred


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