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Head of PurchasingRobert Walters Hong Kong
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  • HK$55,000 - 70,000 /month (negotiable)
  • Posted on 14 Aug 2019
Head of PurchasingRobert Walters Hong Kong

Job Highlights

  • Fast growing European Sourcing company
  • Exciting projects along the way to manage
  • Mange a large team of 7 people

Job Description

This person is responsible to look after mobile phone accessories category purchasing and base in Dongguan 4 times a week.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather and edit the information for and analyse the weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly KPI of the purchasing department
  • Suggest and set up new KPI
  • Communicate and discuss the KPI with the team and follow up on the performance of the MA-Category Procurement as a whole as well as the individual performance of its members
  • Hold weekly meetings with the team to communicate news, get input from the team and discuss MA team performance
  • Hold regular meetings with members of the departments that have interfaces with purchasing, e. g. especially ensuring all relevant information is provided to the CM and vice versa (e. g. Any changes of product standards or business processes, that involve CM / Purchasing or other departments)
  • Adjusting the internal processes of the MA purchasing team in case necessary to accommodate needs/requirements from other departments
  • Analyse trends and developments within the procurement market and supplier pool and derive suggestions for purchasing
  • Suggest plan and lead T-goal projects and being responsible for projects, that derive from T-goals and thereby help achieve them
  • Keep up to date with developments on Amazon and other platforms regarding market trends and competitor activities
  • Being an expert on the mobile accessories products and constantly improve the respective knowledge (product types, product prices, production techniques, materials, etc.)
  • Lay out new business processes or adjust existing processes in consultation with the Head of Purchasing, when optimisation potentials have been identified. Being responsible for the documentation and in charge of projects to initiate new processes or adjusting existing processes
  • Ensure that all existing processes (e. g. incl. SDB data maintenance, ICS, ERP data esp. prices, etc.) are documented and adhered to by the purchasing MA team and report status to the Head of Purchasing

Key Requirements:

  • Recruiting staff according to the department development plan
  • Make sure a training schedule is in place to onboard new members and enable contribution as soon as possible
  • Quarterly feedback talks with purchasing team members
  • Taking an active role maintaining and developing the relationships with our key suppliers (incl. factory visits, face-to-face meetings, fair appointments, etc.)

Additional Information

Career Level
Job Functions
Years of Experience
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Robert Walters is one of the world's leading global specialist recruitment consultancies. The Robert Walters brand stands for innovation, vision and leadership in the global recruitment market.

Robert Walters specialises in permanent and contract recruitment across all industry sectors and all levels of seniority, and count the world's leading investment banks, multinational blue-chip commercial organisations and innovative SMEs as clients. Our international network and global brand presence, along with our unrivalled professionalism and specialist knowledge, ensure that we offer only the highest quality of service to both our clients and candidates.

Established in London in 1985, the Group now operates across 28 countries. Robert Walters' Hong Kong office specialises in accounting & finance, banking & financial services, human resources & business support, information technology, legal & compliance, sales & marketing, as well as supply chain, logistics & procurement.

An award-winning business, Robert Walters has a proven track record of providing high quality recruitment services, and our success is further endorsed by the many awards we have won over the years.

For more information about Robert Walters Hong Kong, please visit

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