Senior Buyer / Category Manager
Do you have experience within consumer electronics, household items, home decoration, sports, tools, fashion, car accessories or maybe some other category, then we might have the job for you!
We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset, strong in organization and execution as well as strategy and planning. The candidate needs to be able to build and expand on his or her own category, both by understanding market trends, how to capitalize on these and be able to take ideas from concept stage to finished products. Most importantly you know how to get things done, and get your products from concept to one of our local warehouses.
We expect someone with drive and passion, that thrives in a fast-paced and at times challenging job.
What you will do:
- Lead and be accountable for all local Procurement operation activities including formulation and implementation of sourcing strategies for indirect categories and lead and compliance of Chilindo system/ policies & processes. Get the best deals on products within your category;
- Ensure effective Procurement practices by implementing relevant global, and local Purchasing policies/ procedures, sourcing strategies in local procurement functions;
- Identify and negotiate with suppliers for best deals in terms of price, quality and design. Resolve technical, commercial and contract issues associated with orders;
- Be on top of the latest trends in your category;
- Develop new products;
- Analyze and optimize the sales of your products.
What you should have:
- Experience with direct sourcing from China or Thailand;
- Knowledgeable and passionate about a your product category;
- Previous experience as a Buyer, Sourcer, Category Manager or Entrepreneur;
- Innovative and lead change, problem solving skills;
- Ability to manage multiple procurement activities simultaneously in supporting onshore/offshore operations;
- Good planning and coordination skills.
Why you will love it here:
- We’re growing quickly, so there are plenty of opportunities to learn and advance;
- Creative freedom to make a real difference in the world of e-commerce;
- Be part of a truly international environment, we have more than 22 nationalities here at Chilindo;
- Competitive salary package based on skills and experience. We create great teams and take very good care of them.
- Chance to be part of one of SEA's fastest growing e-commerce companies and work with some of the best in business;
- Great opportunity to grow with the company;
- Frequent staff activities and company parties.
We are one of Southeast Asia's fastest growing E-commerce companies striving to become the best within our field. We're currently over 1000 employees internationally across our many departments and aim to grow even more next year. Under the direction of a clear strategic vision, we believe in providing an environment which empowers our employees whilst providing the tools to nurture personal as well as corporate growth.
If you are looking for a chance to build your career with a worldwide community of over 8 million users, and to develop your skills as a part of one of the fastest growing e-commerce sites in the region, you’re in the right place!
We offer a job in a fast paced, fun and challenging start-up environment. Get ready to learn a lot and be given a large amount of responsibility if the right commitment and attitude is shown. As a part of one of our passionate, independent teams at Chilindo, you’ll be free to dream and succeed!
Bid, Buy, Smile!