Unilever Marketing Procurement Manager in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Marketing Procurement Manager


Main Jon Purpose

Professional sourcing of marketing that meets both the needs and businessrequirements.It is the role of the Procurement Manager to ensure value ofUnileverindirect marketing spend is optimised.


  • Leadand managea number ofsub-portfoliosand multiple strategic marketing sourcing projects across multiplecountries

  • Lead in negotiating with suppliers, interacting about planning and outcomes, and assessing success against desiredoutcomes by deployingUnilever IP Purchasing Agreements and Contracts

  • Developstrong relationships with the senior Marketing and CD stakeholder community cluster and in-country to co-create and implement the strategic plans

  • Liaise with the Cluster Markets Directors and Managers to ensure to provide an end to end service to the stakeholder community

  • Provide procurement expertise and market knowledge as an owner of the supply markets for specified clusters within area of spendresponsibility

  • Identify, select and manage key suppliers for continuous improvement through rigorous cost and valueanalysis to ensurethe effective implementation

  • Develop jointly agreed performance measurement framework with key suppliers and motivate suppliers base with rewards andincentives

  • Involvesuppliers in all requirement-raising stages, both during the longer-term category review and ongoing demand periods and maximise supplier involvement in specifiedsettings

  • Help develop and execute ongoing communications with the business for the selected sourcing strategies and progress for clusters within area of spend responsibility.

  • Oversee the application of ethical compliance to ensure that sourcing arrangements are fully compliant, and that requirements such as authority to commit are fully implemented

  • Understand and manage keyrisks inthe Portfolio and report on mitigationactions.

  • Analysecosts including activitiesbasedon reviewing suppliers’ cost drivers

  • Motivate and facilitate team to deliver projects to an agreed plan.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree with relevant major

  • Over 5 years of relevant sourcing experience

  • Thorough understanding of the supplier cost models and lifetime cost of acquisition

  • Strong in leadership skill with experience in cross-functional teammanagement

  • Competent in data analysis to ensure all sourcing opportunities have been explored

  • Excellent negotiation and communication skill

  • Effective influencing skills and problem solving skill

  • Capable of doing multi tasks in variousfields

  • Attentionto detail, innovative,fast adaption to new changes

  • Fluentin writing and speakinginEnglish

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: Vietnam-Vietnam (Province level)-Ho Chi Minh City-Ho Chi Minh City

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Unposting Date: Aug-10-2017

Req ID: 170009Q8