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Date: Apr 1, 2024

Location: ID

Company: AkzoNobel

About AkzoNobel

Since 1792, we’ve been supplying the innovative paints and coatings that help to color people’s lives and protect what matters most. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and use our expertise to sustain and enhance the fabric of everyday life. Because we believe every surface is an opportunity. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering and long-established paints company that’s dedicated to providing sustainable solutions and preserving the best of what we have today – while creating an even better tomorrow. Let’s paint the future together.


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Job Responsibilities

Long Description

Short Description

Job Purpose

  • To contribute to the strategy and planning of activities within country
  • To plan and give direction to procurement activities within the country
  • To provide solid market information for decision taking
  • To provide input and challenge specs based on product/service market knowledge which could  lead to a more advantage procurement strategy
  • To support country management on defining procurement strategy and spend area strategy where applicable

Key Accountabilities

  • To contribute to maximizing procurement goals for savings, efficiency and risk
  • To provide accurate management information
  • Purchase to Pay (Optional): To ensure a timely and efficient ‘purchase to pay’-process
  • People Management and development (optional): To ensure that personnel is engaged, deployable (quantitative and qualitative) and capable of realizing the (department/team) objectives

Key Activities

  • Is responsible for the local delivery of sourcing strategy
  • Contributes to regional or global sourcing strategies with local requirements
  • Is responsible for commercial negotiations only if delegated by a Sourcing Director
  • Is key-interface with local stakeholder; Supply Chain, RD&I, local Business team
  • Acts as the first escalation interface to handle local supplier issues
  • Leads the local change management which regards to QDCIS projects, supports and drives Value Engineering savings projects locally. Drives Material cost reduction initiatives locally
  • Manages local, plant specific suppliers
  • Contributes and leads local continuous improvement/ALPS projects, as well as HSE&S initiative/projects




  • Successful, minimum 2years track-record in Procurement and Supplier Management


  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills (multiple complex analyses simultaneously)
  • Good planning/project management skills
  • Local language and excellent command of English (both writing and communicating), Mandarin/others will be an advantage point
  • Strong negotiation skills


  • Superior communication; interpersonal skills
  • Passion for reducing cost
  • Distinctive leadership
  • Comfortable with conflict, and respond constructively
  • Able to work in matrix environment (sourcing and procurement)
  • Able to get buy-in and commitment from both internal and external stakeholders
  • People management experience preferred


  • Bachelor required (Master preferred)

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 39136 

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