Principal Sourcing Manager

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Last update 2023-11-29
Expires 2023-12-29
ID #1930389252
Principal Sourcing Manager
Hong Kong, Hong Kong,
Modified November 20, 2023


Coupang is reimagining the shopping experience with the goal of wowing each customer from the instant they open the Coupang app to the moment an order is delivered to their door. Powered by an outstanding end-to-end e-commerce and logistics network and a fanatical culture of customer centricity, Coupang has broken tradeoffs around speed, selection and price. Today, we provide exceedingly fast shipping speeds on millions of items including fresh groceries, delivered within hours nationwide, 365 days a year. We are doing this for millions of consumers in Korea. Korea is home to one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce opportunities anywhere in the world.Role Description:We are seeking a Brand manager who is passionate about Retail and Cross Border eCommerce. S/he will be responsible for building the selection flywheel that will drive the customer experience. The ideal candidate is willing to take up challenges, be forward-looking, is eager to learn, and can contribute to developing a high performing business. S/he will be expected to communicate and negotiate with various suppliers/vendors/brands to deliver results and selections to wow customers.What You Will Do:· Work closely with the suppliers for developing and negotiating for lower costs.· Build a network of suppliers and onboard them to bring wide selections at competitive prices across categories to Wow our Customers.· Vendor management which includes negotiations, operational excellence, marketing, new product launches, and other activities which are focused on moving with urgency and driving mutual growthResponsibilities· As a great communicator and negotiator, the ideal candidate will have good business judgment and analytical horsepower to break down complex problems and the willingness to roll up sleeves· Strong negotiator that can build and execute a negotiation strategy. Understands various P&L levers used in a negotiation and associated trade-offs.· The individual works together with the brand/supplier(s) to provides popular selections, launches new products, etc while focusing on inputs to deliver results that will delight customers· Always ensures business goals and plans are in line with “Wowing the Customer.” Never sacrifices customer experience for short-term goal· Support internal partners in driving change, removing roadblocks and increasing participation by local Sellers with respect to the Coupang Global Selling business.· Work with internal partners to meet price points, and quality needs.Qualifications· Bachelor's degree with major in business, supply chain, finance, analytical or related majors (mathematics, statistics, economics, marketing etc.).· 8+ yrs of relevant work experience in brand/item sourcing, buying office buyer, or business development role. Preferred categories are Health and Personal Care/ Baby/Grocery/Kitchenware· Demonstrable ability to build lasting relationships and conduct negotiations with leading global and local brands to obtain preferable terms and win-win solutions.· Fluent in English is a plus.· Ability to prioritize work and to find a way in a complex, fast-paced environment----------------------------------------------------------------------Hiring may be restricted in case the legal qualifications required for hiring and work performance are not met.Privacy Notice Your personal information will be collected and managed by Coupang as stated in the Application Privacy Notice located below.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Principal sourcing manager

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