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SOURCING

ASSISTANT MANAGER STRATEGY & PROJECTS FOOTWEAR

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

  • Sourcing landscape & strategy alignment: Work closely with your manager and the PGS teams to further develop the sourcing landscape & strategies
  • Define mid-term sourcing landscape, organization setup roadmap, align strategic capacity allocation & planning
  • Evaluate and analyze current vendors (risks, options and opportunities) and influence /optimize their capability by further exploring their individual competitive advantages. Review potential new vendors integration
  • Identify process improvements, systems and benchmarking opportunities for maximum value creation and speed. Strategic operational involvement around key priority product launches
  • Project Management: action with other departments on projects or solutions involving sourcing organization
  • Align corporate initiatives to drive/support sourcing organization & suppliers related programs
  • Being able to handle multiple topics and projects and understand and acknowledge how they fit inside the PUMA landscape. Scheduling and aligning calendars across multiple time zones and personnel also important
  • Data analytics : Using excel, PowerBI and other data sources to create and maintain information around all PGS topics. Focus on volumes and values produced by country and factory breakdown
  • Using multiple sources of information to not only build pivot tables but also then incorporate into PowerPoints or presentations to highlight a point of view on many varied topics

Your Talent

  • College graduate with previous experience in Sourcing, Development, Production and Supply Chain
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant experience in Footwear industry (development, sourcing & supply chain). Experience and knowledge of supply chain processes and tools (>2 years). Order and/or demand fulfillment and supplier management knowledge as a plus.
  • Highly proficient in English both in oral and written communication
  • Strategic focus, drive for results, business mindset, entrepreneur
  • Influencing and developing people, passionate to engage with all stakeholders to drive better results, change agent. Fast decision making, manage diversified teams, passion to provide solution
  • Ability to lead effectively and exercise good judgment coupled with initiative and in an organized manner with minimal daily supervision.
  • Ability to interface professionally with all levels of personnel and with team members, customers or stakeholders from varying countries and cultures.
  • Ability to take the initiative, work in a flexible and continually changing environment. Strong analytical, data mining and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to represent company interests and work toward a win-win solution while maintaining good supplier relationship. Proven success in fast-paced programs and/or projects

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

PUMA Wellbeing at Ho Chi Minh City

Athlete

  • Company Sports
  • Free Gym
  • On-site Yoga & Zumba

Social

  • Company Events
  • Festival Gift
  • Special Occasion Gifts

Flex

  • Special Occasion Leave Policy

Finance

  • Employee Discount
  • Medical Insurance

Ho Chi Minh City

PUMA is where the life of Ho Chi Minh City is at its busiest – right in the center. And we fit right in.

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Enable PUMA to transform innovative concepts and designs into the final product. At PUMA Sourcing, we connect with suppliers and other PUMA departments to pave the way to products that keep the world on its toes.

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