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Procurement Operations Manager - Logistics

Job ID: R-16524 Category: Supply Chain Location: Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur Date posted: 06/11/2021
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The Purpose of Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to lead and drive Unilever’s growth engine into the future! We are looking for a driven, proactive, and motivated procurement expert who will be playing a vital role in relationship management of all third-party logistics companies in Malaysia and Singapore. This includes but is not limited to new supplier discovery, contractual negotiations, market forecasting etc. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Request for proposal preparations, negotiations and recommendations for transportation and warehousing requirements in Malaysia and Singapore.

  • Generate, monitor and analyze key reports.

  • Scan market for logistics service providers, maintain a list of the potential suppliers and compete supplier evaluations.

  • Follow market conditions, prepare trends and formulate logistics procurement strategies for future market trends impacting Unilever business.

  • Accountability towards market, cost and capability benchmarking across Unilever sites in the areas of transport, rentals, warehousing operations, equipment and pallets.

  • Support implementation of procurement logistics strategies planning in capturing, highlighting and prioritizing the big saving projects.

  • Prepare information and support the business with accurate price for budgeting and forecasting.

  • Work closely with the Logistics team on cost drivers, target costing database and build a clear cost structure for each logistics activity.

  • Ensure full contract compliance including filing and documentations of paper contracts.

  • Own and create project networks, from idea till signing the contract off and have the project live on the ground.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistic, Transportation or equivalent.

  • 5-6 years of working experience in Procurement or Supply Chain, covering logistics category.

  • Strong negotiation skills and comprehensive professional understanding of procurement principles, procedures and processes.

  • Ability to proactively identify and solve issues using strong market insights and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrate project and information management skills.

How to Apply:

Please apply online and add your updated resume. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application if shortlisted.

About Unilever:

Be part of the world’s most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We promote innovation, big and small, to make our business win and grow; and we believe in business as a force for good. Unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas, and disrupt processes: use your energy to make this happen. Our brilliant business leaders and colleagues provide mentorship and inspiration, so you can be at your best. Every day, many Malaysian households use our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life-giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future.

Every individual here can bring their purpose to life through their work. Join us and you will be surrounded by inspiring leaders and supportive peers. Among them, you will channel your purpose, bring fresh ideas to the table, and simply be you. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we will work to help you become a better you.

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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