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Procurement Manager – Taipei, Taiwan

We are looking for a dedicated, passionate and highly collaborative professional to join ADB Taiwan team.

Work location: New Taipei city, Taiwan (local hire program – no remote work, no relocation).

Job purpose:

  • Manage company’s sourcing capability and enhance supply chain knowledge.
  • Work with suppliers and vendors to achieve cost-effective solutions and secured incoterms in order to reduce company expense.
  • Manage contracts with suppliers and vendors.
  • Support ADB Technology Groups, Product Groups, Operations and Quality.
  • Manage communication with suppliers and vendors.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective
  • Negotiate with suppliers and vendors the secured incoterms. Maintain balance between ADB business needs and good relationship with suppliers and vendors.
  • Manage supply chain operations, analyze and quickly solve any arising problems.
  • Review and re-new (if needed) the contracts with suppliers and vendors in order to make sure that they meet ADB business needs and protect ADB rights.
  • Collect business information. Proactively discuss product solutions with suppliers and vendors. Prepare Procurement’s recommendations to facilitate ADB’s business and technical decision-making process.
  • Effectively manage internal (ADB) and external (with suppliers and vendors) communication

Requirements:

  • 6+ years of experience in procurement function
  • Experience in operator’s business model
  • Networking industry related experience is a must
  • Experience in Broadband (xDSL, GPON) and Set Top Box (Pay TV, OTT) product is preferred
  • Engineering background (Hardware, validation, etc.) is a plus
  • Procurement experience in Western companies or exposition to Western culture is a plus
  • Expert in cost-effective negotiation, problem solving and decision making.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • ‘Can do’ attitude and a team player

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV to [email protected] for further arrangements.