Regional Analyst North Asia

Date: May 10, 2022

Location: Shanghai, CN

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. 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 have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

The regional analyst of north asia is a key coordinator of driving regional KPIs performance,
She/he is responsible for procurement reports, and is responsible for total cost efficiency study whenever required.

Key Accountabilities

To contribute to the procurement strategy/year plan.
Roll out of global procurement KPI in the region.
To develop and standardize/automate various procurement reports in the region.
To support global reports consolidation.
To be the regional focal point & key user of global procurement processes/systems including BI, RMPI, ANT, Rebates/Commissions, Contracting.
To support financial analysis (e.g. business cases, Spend Walk analysis, price variances) and coordinate quarterly rolling forecast for their region.
To be responsible for cost efficiency study when required.
To develop regional/China raw material market intelligence and manage Chinese subscriptions. Identify alternatives for procurement and develop regional market know how.
To support regional sourcing team for category/sub category strategy.
To advise regional/functional management with profound analytics.
To support and analyze supplier relationships and collaboration.
To propose new/improved tools and ways of using existing Information management. 
Ad Hoc tasks requested by Regional Procurement Director.


BA required (Master preferred)
Finance degree/Economic degree preferred
Decent knowledge of regional analyst or global analyst is plus

Strong analytical skills with business thinking
Microsoft office (Excel/Power Point/Word) is mandatory
Basic finance and procurement knowledge will be a plus
Can work under pressure, careful, diligent, and well – organized
Fluent in English

Strong integrity, code of conduct, full compliance
Superior communication; interpersonal skills
Passion for cost management
Comfortable with conflict
Able to work in matrix environment (sourcing and procurement)
Able to get buy-in and commitment from both internal and external stakeholders


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 21658