Dell Advisor, Commodity Management in Xiamen, China

Job Description

  • Want to join a world-class global procurement organization where you can drive change while building a long-term career? Dell’s procurement organization offers the opportunity to learn industry leading skills through our in-house training programs and top of the line career development courses. Recognized for our world-class processes, as a member of the Worldwide Procurement team you will have an opportunity to support Dell’s transformation strategy, develop your career, and partner with a diverse team of talented procurement experts. Dell’s Worldwide Procurement team is seeking an experienced category manager based in Xiamen, China to help drive our procurement transformation globally. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in leading Human Capital based purchasing categories and will be able to implement best practices in areas such as cost management and supplier relationship management

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Dell's relationship with critical Marcom suppliers

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for purchasing Marcom services

  • Support the development of strategic sourcing plans

  • Understanding key cost drivers and developing should-cost models

  • Negotiating cost and contract terms

  • Collaborate with suppliers to improve performance and innovate

  • Participate in transformational initiatives and strive to continually improve procurement processes and procedures

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain or related field

  • 4+ years of experience in a corporate environment

  • 2+ years of procurement experience as a category manager or similar role

  • Experience with indirect or general procurement categories

  • Strong analytical capabilities including report development and analysis as well as making data-driven recommendations and decisions

  • Ability to build effective business relationships internally and externally

  • Ability to clearly communicate across all levels of the organization

  • Strong presentation delivery and development skills

  • Effective project/program management capabilities

Preferences:

  • Experience working with Marketing suppliers

  • MBA

  • CPSM, PMP or related professional certifications

  • Experience with e-procurement tools such as Ariba

  • Category management or similar procurement experience with professional services categories

  • Experience working within a company and/or organization undergoing a transformation

  • Multiple years of experience working within a large, global, center-led procurement team

We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

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