Sourcing Manager

Location Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Type of Employment Permanent

Your tasks

Business development:

  • Supporting Chief Representative on the business development of Ironware, Handtools, Power Tools Accessories, Sanitary Installation, Building and DIY Construction materials, and all kinds of Scouting activities from Southeast Asia
  • Responsible for category business management, including strategy, project organization, product development, buying trip arrangement, customer claim settlement.
  • Responsible for project management, monitoring project execution, sourcing activity and order following works done by subordinates, major claim settlement, etc.
  • Responsible for daily business control, monitor and approve sourcing operation in OTS system, monitor category order follow up status, buying trip participate and write report, sourcing documentation checking, etc.

Customer and supplier management:

  • Communicate with line manager in Germany;
  • Responsible for supplier management, including new suppliers search, comparison, monitoring and evaluation of current suppliers etc.
  • Supplier negotiation on price, quality etc., sourcing budget control and cost down, major claim settlement etc.

Team development:

  • Support department management via providing management suggestion to Setting up an clear aim resulting to a warm working atmosphere and healthy team spirit.
  • Managing and coaching subordinates: Responsible for team member management, monitor and coach subordinates to improve their capability, give on job business training to new subordinates, evaluate subordinates performance etc.
  • Continuous learning and coaching of product knowledge, market trend, quality standards and so on.

Cross function communication:

  • Communicate with Product Managers in Germany for business development, project execution.
  • Assist company leader on strategic planning, department building, travel budgeting and control.
  • Other tasks assigned by Supervisor.

Your profile

  • Bachelor degree or above
  • Over 8 years merchandising/sourcing experience and over 3 years on a manager level
  • Good knowledge of the exporting, DIY products, European standard
  • Strong negotiation, presentation and problem solving skill
  • Good time management and project management skills
  • Strong leadership and team management

Career in OGS

The Representative Office of OBI Group Sourcing Hong Kong Limited in HCMC is a member of the OBI Group. We are a buying office of a leading German Do-It-Yourself home improvement products stores-chain with over 650 outlets throughout Eastern and Western Europe. Currently we are looking for candidates with high calibre for this position.


  • Five-day work week
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Double pay
  • Performance bonus
  • Local health insurance
  • Dental Care
  • Body Check Scheme
  • Mobile Phone Fee reimbursement
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