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07-13-2012, 05:37 AM
This is a leadership role in Shanghai city, China in support of the global sourcing for Disney company worldwidely and focus on TP&R (Theme Park & Resort), DCL (Disney Cruise Line) included. The interested party is asked to send his/her up-to-date resume to Antony via email antony.peng@disney.com Thank you for your interests.

Key Accountabilities

Source/develop new suppliers to become qualified suppliers of Disney
Build/establish strategic relationships with key suppliers
Lead a team of highly qualified Sourcing and Quality Control Specialists
Hire, train and provide guidance and support to individual team members
Understand the business requirements from the stakeholders worldwide and translate the requirements to the local suppliers
Ongoing quality assurance of the suppliers to ensure they continuously meet our specification and quality requirement
Provide rigorous cost and market analysis on the total cost of ownership
Continuously identify new source/means to reduce the total cost of ownership
Prepare and execute clear, structured negotiations following the Strategic Sourcing process
Co-ordinate with our logistics team and suppliers to ensure delivery/shipment schedules are met
Provide contract support and advice to Disney Sourcing and Procurement team on local statutory and regulatory requirements
Ensure compliance to corporate, local statutory and regulatory requirements.
Demonstrate exemplary integrity and ethics in all instances

Critical Skills Required

Core Skills:
Excellent command in written and spoken English & Putonghua. Ability to speak Shanghai dialect and Cantonese is a plus.
Extensive sourcing and supplier management experience in China, preferably with commodity experience in theme park, hotel and entertainment industry purchases.
Demonstrated ability to exceed the demands of various internal stakeholders across multiple projects
Deep supply chain management expertise
Outstanding communication skills
Demonstrated capacity to influence future clients at all levels in the organization

Industry Knowledge:
Related industry experience procuring a diversified range of products and services
Understanding and ability to apply e-procurement technologies
Deep understanding of external market analysis to ensure best pricing/service mix
Knowledge of best practices e-bid, Ariba, procurement card, EDI, EFT, strategic alliances, supplier certification, etc.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional Suite
Experience with SAP or other ERP a plus

Specific Requirements:
10+ years sourcing and supplier management experience preferably with multinational companies
University Degree in Business, English, Law or Engineering
CPM, CPSM, CIPs or similar certification
Internal/external business consulting experience desired

Other Requirements:
Willingness to travel (mostly within China)
Proven integrity record