Launched in February 2014, Tmall Global is the gateway to China for international merchants and the go-to shopping platform for more than 400 million Chinese consumers. Tmall Global currently offers products from 63 countries and more than 15,000 brands ranging from department stores, apparel, electronics, fashion, cosmetics and supermarkets.
Tmall Global Direct Import has 3 missions: Enable international merchants, upgrade supply chain and fuel consumption. That\u2019s precisely why we\u2019re seeking a buyer to join our TDI (Tmall Global Direct Import) team.
Buying expertise in the following categories is strongly desired: FMCG, Healthcare,Fashion (men, women, children), Beauty/Cosmetics, mother and baby care.
Ø Proactively drive sourcing activities in collaboration with stakeholders to completeprocurement objectives. Strong category management skills are needed includingconducting opportunity analysis, supplier competitive landscaping, supplier selection,supplier management, process optimization and execution of agreements.Ø Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to implement andmanage effective supplier relationships, identify opportunities to improve service, quality,delivery, cost and optimal payment terms.Ø Evaluate operational effectiveness and identify new processes that will make theprocurement process more efficient.Ø Manage contracts and thoroughly review and negotiate terms and conditions ensuringcompliance to contract.Ø Evaluate contracts to drive continuous value to the business. Interface with Legal inreviewing and recommending changes to proposed contracts.Ø Act as a lead on various projects to ensure procurement goals are met.Ø Strive towards continuous vendor improvement.Ø Other assignments as requiredJob
Basic qualifications:Ø Proven experience in negotiating, reviewing and managing client requirements;contracts; policies and proceduresØ Proven experience in Category Management, strong connection in related industriesØ Demonstrated ability to think and act strategicallyØ Understanding of current market conditions demonstrated ability to drive savingsusing different category strategiesØ Demonstrated ability to effectively interact in a cross-functional environment with alllevels of executive managementØ More than 5 years in certain local sourcing or buying experiences with major retailers,experience in multinational company and cross border business preferredØ Well-developed understanding of e-commerce industry. Strong influencing skill topersuade and close the deals;Ø Robust project management skillsPreferred qualifications:Ø Ability to make strategic decisions, ability to inspire others to share their vision andsupport them to reach a common goalØ Fluent English speaking and writing. Mandarin speaking/writing highly sought after.
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