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Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with products sold in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD, Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription Diet.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and products across four core businesses – Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that enrich communities around the world.

Every day millions of people trust our products to care for themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our technology to create products that will continue to improve the quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.

A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development opportunities in an environment that respects work/life effectiveness.

Job Title:  Sr Manager, IP Logistics APAC

Travel Required?:  Travel - 25% of time
Date:  Dec 9, 2022
No remote working option

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Region
# 144521 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategy
● Develop and adapt to APAC a clear multi year category strategy and execution plan, including
all aspects of total value, including innovation, sustainability, resilience, total cost
optimization, automation and speed
● Define APAC total value metrics and tracking methodology for key supplier relationships.
● Develop and adapt from global, division and local cost models and drive fact based cost
forecasts and budget guidance for managed spend
● Update annual Category/Supplier Segmentation for Freight, Warehousing and eCommerce,
and develop supplier engagement models accordingly
● Negotiate strategic supplier contracts and support and track key global Savings and Growth
initiatives
● Deliver/exceed the annual savings goals
● Identify and assess category risks, develop/support risk mitigation plans
Relationships and Engagement:
● Connect regularly with Corporate and other division IP Leaders in logistics
● Lead the APAC Indirect Procurement Logistics network to enforce category governance and
facilitate sharing of Best Practices.
● Develop and implement strong partnerships with category stakeholders to elevate the
procurement role on delivering against business priorities.
● Engage senior leaders when there is a need to escalate issues and drive internal and external
partnering.
● Manage ethical and professional relationships with vendors.
● Elevate partnerships with key suppliers to drive innovation, resilience, total value via
customer of choice approach.
● Lead Strategic supplier T2T engagements and drive the SRM program with identified supplier
partners
Innovation and Continuous Improvement:
● Drive innovation, automation and efficiency across managed spend
● Develop and implement any related process improvement in the category.
● Contributor to the company’s renewable energy and sustainability initiatives and goals.
● Drive relevant IP transformational/reimagined and innovation initiatives across the logistics
category
● Keep track of the external market, participate in Industry events, engage in benchmarking
exercises, and bring category trends, innovation and growth opportunities to the
stakeholders and procurement teams.

 

REQUIREMENTS
● Bachelor degree and above in a relevant field
● At least 5 years of experience in Logistics Procurement with regional and/or global scope
● Outstanding negotiation and influence capabilities with internal and external stakeholders
● Proven records in leading change in suppliers at a regional and/or global level
● Ability to work cross functionally and cross geography
● CPG background, Supply Chain experience beyond logistics is preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com. To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com. To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit http://www.hillspet.com. To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit  http://www.tomsofmaine.com.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.


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