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Senior Buyer (Marketing)

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?


Main responsibilities
• Lead the sourcing initiative for ATL incl. Media, Creative, social, PR, production, etc. timely, take full responsibility for whole procurement process of each order/contract.
• Deploy global sourcing strategy at local level & build local strategy for local commodities.
• Build supplier relationship management scheme & drive continuous improvement on cost, quality, delivery, efficiency and value creation.
• Strengthen business connectivity with stakeholders. Work closely with stakeholders to rationalize SOW, capabilities and business objectives. 
• Cascade business goals to sourcing objective. Strive for achieving or exceed business objective.                • Coach and influence team members on category knowledge, sourcing skills and business sense.               • Ensure company and regulatory policy compliance.
• To maintain Volvo commercial database to meet business development requirements
• Other jobs assigned by manager 


Required qualifications
• Bachelor degree or above. Major of Marketing, Media communication, business management or related is preferred.
• At least 1 years’ indirect procurement experience or Marketing/Sales business experience. Automotive industry experience is preferred.
• Good communication skill in Chinese and English;
• Well-known the business suppliers of marketing area locally and globally;
• Strong negotiation skills with supplier, coordination & organization capability with cross functions;
•  Strong sense of accountability
• Support others in the challenge environment
• Capability to organize and lead purchasing activity with cross function team
• Ability to work proactively, independently and from time to time on travelling basis.
• Sense of responsibility, strong personality and high skill of teamwork as well as work under pressure
• Excellent risk management and target oriented, always coach others and support others to approach aggressive targets



Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.


Job requisition ID:  52848

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