Region Procurement Director

The employer is from Transport and Logistics sector.  Drives achievement of business unit yearly productivity goals to ensure competitive advantage for UPS. Works with APAC staff to develop and implement cost reduction goals and cost control strategies within districts and across the region. Establishes cost-competitive sources and leads cross-functional teams across commodities to achieve cost savings and drive down cost base for assigned commodity. Monitors results of team in areas of Balanced Scorecard and metrics reporting to achieve annual goals. Drives Productivity and Cost Reduction Goals Drives achievement of business unit yearly productivity goals to ensure competitive advantage for UPS. Works with APAC staff to develop and implement cost reduction goals and cost control strategies within districts and across the region. Establishes cost-competitive sources and leads cross-functional teams across commodities to achieve cost savings and drive down cost base for assigned commodity. Monitors results of team in areas of Balanced Scorecard and metrics reporting to achieve annual goals. Manages Stakeholder Expectations Builds and maintains key relationships within corporate and region Serves as the procurement leader within the region, supporting stakeholders with effectively sourcing, contracting and managing key suppliers. Balances and manages region and corporate expectations to ensure organizational effectiveness. Ensures alignment with corporate strategies and policies with regional opportunities. Provides direction to APAC staff to ensure appropriate handing of issues and problems. Conducts and attends regular staff meetings to discuss opportunities and expectations.  Bachelor's Degree – Finance, Engineering, or Supply Chain Logistics preferred; MBA - Preferred Procurement Certifications – CPM Preferred Minimum 10 years of procurement experience preferred Strong leadership and communication / negotiation skills, within Asian and US cultures Strong business, technical and financial acumen Able to travel extensively within APAC, and occasionally to the US and Europe Fluent in English (verbal, reading and writing), other Asian languages preferred such as Mandarin, Cantonese, J