Corporate Sourcing Manager China


Are you a value driven and inspiring leader with a passion for growth?

Our client NetOnNet is looking for a Corporate Sourcing Manager who will become a key asset in developing their category Own Brand and finding the best products for customers today and in the future.


About the role

Wes, on behalf of NetOnNet, is now looking for an inspiring leader who can drive the internal culture but can also lead and develop the in-house brands, Own Brand (OB) in the future to find the best possible products for the consumers.

As Corporate Sourcing Manager it is important that you have a natural drive for business and results, as well as being strategic and analytical with a hands-on approach in your leadership role in the day-to-day work. An inclusive, energetic, and brave leader is important in order to drive change forward.

In your role you will lead an organization of 16 people in the office in Dongguan. You will contribute with enthusiastic leadership and a strong focus on business, as well as supporting, motivating, and challenging your coworkers to create engagement and participation. You are expected to cultivate a learning environment that progresses in the development of future products through trials and learning.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

- Lead and develop Own Brand based on the business plan and product strategies.
- Build a more responsible internal culture through your leadership.
- Build long-lasting relationships with partners, suppliers, and other internal and external stakeholders who are crucial and relevant to the future success of the company.
- Initiate and drive improvement- and development projects.
- Trend analyzing and being aware of what is going on in the different product categories.

PROFILE AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

- A natural leader who is comfortable and stable is the leadership, who has the ability to include, enthuse and create a good sense of team spirit.
- Ability to create participation and commitment within the organization through open and inviting leadership, where coworkers are encouraged to take responsibility, make decisions, and be involved.
- A driven, self-sufficient, and dedicated person who can set high standards but can also inspire others and be open to coworkers, taking more responsibility and encourage them to try new ideas.
- Strategic and analytical but also have a hands-on and operational drive with the ability to execute strategies.
- Ability to build relationships with external suppliers and factories, as well as internal stakeholders.
- Solution oriented with the capacity to solve complex challenges in a smart and efficient way.
- A good sense of business and ability to execute the business plan and strategy that has been developed.
- Entrepreneurial with an innovative approach and natural interest and passion for finding the best future products for our customers.
- Humble and down to earth, someone who thinks in terms of “We” not “Me”, who has the company’s and the employees’ best at heart.

BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

- Experience in leading a local team in an international environment and foreign culture.
- Great experience in sourcing, as well as handling and leading procurements.
- A background in matrix organizations is an advantage.
- Must be able to speak English at a high level, and preferably more languages.
- Relevant academic background and experience.

You will report to Catharina Bengtsson, Supply Chain Manager. This is a full-time, permanent role starting as soon as possible. Placement is in Dongguan, China.

In order to feel at home at NetOnNet it is important that you can see yourself in their key value words; Uncomplicated, Honest, Innovative, and Togetherness. These are the guiding stars that lead every coworker in their everyday work lives. NetOnNet is made up of a group of great, capable, and inspiring coworkers, who have a passion for just that – customers and home electronics. We demand a lot from ourselves and commit to our work because we enjoy it, but we also make sure our workplace is a space to have a good time together. Here, we encourage creativity, innovation, and change. We dare to think outside the box and believe in succeeding by trial and error. We dare to go our own way, and by doing so we challenge the industry and create success. Do you want to join NetOnNet in their journey of success?

Wes will be continually reviewing applications, so we advise you to apply as soon as possible and at the latest on August 19th, 2020. Please note that we do not accept any email applications due to GDPR.

For further information, please contact:
Wes, Wuendy Cardenas, Research Manager, wuendy@wesgroup.se




About NetOnNet

We think home electronics are amazing. Therefore, we want to make it easy and inexpensive for more people to have access to home electronics in their day to day lives. That is the center of everything we do and why NetOnNet is always the easy choice.

Our business plan is as simple today as it was when we launched in 1999 – to sell home electronics at lower prices than regular stores in a way that is easy and accessible to all our customers.