[Job Summary] (Indirect Operation buyer)
-Analyses business needs and challenges demand: collect, understand, and challenge stakeholders’ needs and promote
demand management. Apply VA methodology and Guarantee the expected functionality level at the optimized costs
-Optimizes costs: Improve the cost model through a good knowledge of supplier process, identify opportunities leveraging
value chain approach. Lead and implement productivity projects, apply and Use TCO.
-Anticipates business activity and acts proactively: Contribute to build, share, and apply the category strategy, using the
category network. Captures Supplier Innovation
-Evaluates and manages risks: apply risks policy and tools, propose action plans. Escalate to the relevant stakeholders.
-Manage Performance and efficiency: Build cost forecasts for a simple category, share and control assumptions for budget construction. - Manage KPIs, build continuous improvement strategy for financial and non-financial KPIs.
-Supports and manages stakeholders’ relationships: Feed network with internal/external news, share best practices,
Communicate / manage projects /share suppliers’ information with his stakeholders
-Support sustainable purchasing: apply all purchasing/procurement processes (Buy and Care), following internal control rules.
[Core Work Activities] (Indirect Operation buyer)
-To be a first window(Business Partner) to internal stakeholders to support and guide the relevant purchasing process to
secure compliance in place
-Constant communication with suppliers to collect market trend, innovation, and useful information to enrich purchasing
qualities and service
-Lead spot bidding / short-mid-term project in timely basis to support our business on time
-Collect and understand business demand and feed to Sourcing team for leveraging in their category strategy, roadmap and
building up relevant project
-Give Training/supports to suppliers on our tools, process, and compliance
-Monitoring supplier’s key activity and take relevant action for improvement (Quality feedback / CSR / Compliance / Ethics)
-Responsible for supplier onboard(registration) process and its system operation for assigned categories
-Responsible for maintaining the contents within procurement tools such as PSL, Ordering Channels and Catalogs
-Operates Procurement tools like MyMarket, VMB, My Sourcing, SAP and SAFE.
-Exchanges and communication with APAC/WW purchasing network / overseas suppliers
[Qualification & Preferred]
-Working Experiences as an indirect purchasing buyer at multi-national company or local consumer company with complex
business organization and structure
-Indirect purchasing experience preferred but not limited
-Ability to co-work with multi-layered stakeholders in daily basis
-Having mid- level of knowledge on P2P process
-Prefer Experience / knowledge on procurement tool (SAP SRM / Ivalua…)
-Prefer to have project leadership either savings or process shift project
-Fluent in English and Korean
-Proficient with PPT skills / Excel
-Faster learner / active communicator
-Good at analysis and digital tools insight