Senior Procurement, Wind & Solar

Posted on: 2021-06-02
Industries: Natural Resources & Commodities
Sector: Renewable Energy
Location: Asia Pacific
Job reference: 3277935

  • Set up procurement operations for Wind & Solar Project Development
  • 5+ years work experience, 2+ in procurement in Vietnam
  • Position is based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam full time. No relocation budget

Company Overview:
Aurex Group is a specialist recruitment firm focusing on the infrastructure and energy sectors that works with leading companies across the globe to attract top talent.
Our client is a European renewable energy developer whose renewable energy mix includes wind, solar, and hydro spread across 25+ countries with over 10GW of power generation capacity globally.
Position Overview:
The Senior Procurement Manager is a newly created position in an organization setting up a new entity in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.  You will be joining a budding organization and responsible for the full spectrum of Procurement activities for wind farm and solar farm project development including:

  • Procurement: all purchasing and sourcing, both direct and indirect
  • Procurement planning: work as a business partner to the project development and engineering & construction teams to forecast purchases including recurring and ad hoc; work with the finance team to contribute to annual budget projections
  • Supplier selection: screening, risk analysis, negotiation, selection, performance review
  • Drafting procurement requirements and purchase orders
  • Market Intelligence: determining market rate for various items and services
  • Compliance: ensure purchasing follows company guidelines; ensure suppliers are compliant with their contracts
  • Pricing: use appropriate measures such as tenders and multiple quotes to drive competition 
  • Risk Management: keep abreast to local, national, and global events that may affect supply chain, suggest hedging strategies as appropriate
  • Reporting: submit reports to the regional and global headquarters as required
  • Continuous improvement: undertake performance reviews of suppliers and vendors

Background requirements:
  • 5+ years overall work experience with at least 2 years in procurement
  • Proven network of suppliers and vendors in industries such as engineering consultancies, environmental consultancies, land leasing/acquisition brokers, construction raw materials such as cement and steel, and wind turbine manufacturers or solar module manufacturers
  • Fluent in Vietnamese in order to write and receive purchase orders in Vietnamese and negotiate the best terms
  • Fluent in English in order to coordinate with global business units and report to the headquarters outside of Vietnam

If you believe this opportunity is right for you, please use the “Apply Now” to submit your CV.  Job posted by Amy Marietta, Recruiter at Aurex Group EA 18S9493 | R1878463

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