Sustainable Sourcing Director

Full Time
Posted 2 hari yang lalu
Job description
What will be your key responsibilities?
  • Commercial & Sustainability Initiatives

  • Commercial
  • Lead the development & implementation of sustainable sourcing strategy required for the business, and ensure its efficient operation, and long term sustainability
  • Ensures all commercial transactions are consistent with Commercial policies and procedures, the Five principle of Mars, Commercial 5 Pillars and the Business Ethics
  • Source cocoa beans, packs and other raw materials cost effectively and contribute to meeting business objectives.
  • Drive the implementation of upcountry supply chain strategy resulted from the changes/development of the current environment/competition in a number of different locations/hubs, is responsible for the direct outcome of the competitiveness the operation
  • Drive Value leadership through commercial activities to identify, select, develop and optimize savings opportunities in indirect & pack sourcing activities along the supply chain i.e., in packaging materials, logistics, chemicals, services, consumables, machinery, equipment, etc. Ensures that goods and services in the above categories are obtained at the lowest total cost, consistent with consideration of quality, reliability of source, urgency of requirement, protection of confidential information, and transfer and management of intellectual property risk.
  • Performing quality assurance activities with internal/external suppliers
  • Proactively seeks regional and global opportunities for utilizing the purchasing “power of one” to increase buying leverage and deliver value for money
  • Managing business risk through supplier and market management, strategic sourcing , contracting and hedging techniques to ensure maximum value for money in the procurement of any and all goods and services
  • Sustainability
  • Lead the development & the implementation of a long term sustainable sourcing strategy for Mars Indonesia and set/deliver agreed targets using the right monitoring and measuring (M&E) method. The implementation is set through activities to improve productivity (3PP), certification & service delivery model
  • Lead the implementation of global sustainability initiative within our pipeline and provide the ground for piloting any new development or innovation within MARS Indonesia by engaging directly with farmers and farmer groups around our up-country facilities, the MARS global cocoa sustainability group and other stakeholders including local and international institution, government agencies and industry partners.
  • Engage with external cocoa sustainability stakeholders within the region to drive sustainability agenda and implementation which includes key governmental /institutional bodies that have or can have an impact on the sustainable sourcing initiatives.
  • Establish cocoa traceability and verification systems within the “sustainable sourcing” to facilitate appropriate certification processes to underpin the necessary consumer confidence in any claims that we wish to make regarding the ‘sustainability” & “transparency” of our cocoa products.
  • Drive the implementation of sustainable in generation (SiG) within the business to achieve our global target and timeline
  • People Initiatives

  • Provide coaching and job training for direct reports to enhance the quality of their work and their competencies, so that target can be delivered and achieved.
  • Perform yearly appraisal of all direct reports to ensure that they are aware of their developmental needs & career path. Developing the talents, capabilities and careers of all team members
  • Motivate & engage team to deliver results. Developing a strong team with high engagement and high levels of mutual support
  • Manage number of contractors on site efficiently at all times. Financial Initiatives
  • Develop & submit plan for costs budgets.
  • Ensure that spending & targets are monitored regularly so that it does not exceed the agreed budgets. Stakeholder Engagement
  • Provide strategic advices and support to the business as the member of management team for the business
  • Establish and maintain relationships with the key internal & external stakeholders to ensure understanding of their needs and to facilitate the appropriate level of challenge
  • Drive Innovation through sustainable sourcing initiatives and internal/external stakeholder relationships
What We are Looking For?

Education & Professional Qualification:

  • At least Bachelor Degree in all subjects


  • At least 5 years position in managerial level
  • Experience in sourcing commodities
  • Experience in supply chain & sustainability would be an advantage
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills in English

Key Supporting Competencies

  • Integrity and Trust Planning,
  • Drive for Results, and Managing and Measuring Work
  • Customer Focus
  • Action Oriented & Priority Setting
  • Managing Vision & Purpose, Building Effective Teams & Motivating Others

Key Functional Competencies

  • Skilled in Effective Sourcing, Commercial Negotiation and Price Risk Management
  • Legal Contracting, Stakeholder Engagement and Responsible Sourcing
  • Supply Relationship Management
  • Planning & Project Management
  • Commercial Finance
  • Stakeholder engagement
What can you expect from Mars?
  • Work with over 130,000 like-minded and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.

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