The Estee Lauder Companies IP Function Manager/Manager in Shanghai, China

IP Function Manager/Manager

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


  1. Assist Senior Procurement Manager to implement P2P process and Purchasing Policy in China affiliate.

  2. Manage the procurement process for key categories of marketing spend to ensure the selection of suppliers with the capability, required quality, meanwhile reduce risk and maximize value

  3. Engaged with many & varied stakeholders to understand, plan and define requirement with stakeholders to form the basis of a full request for proposal on-board new suppliers &/ or ways-of-working where necessary and monitor with compliance of negotiated contracts.

  4. Constantly seek out new opportunities for purchasing engagement, optimization areas, in conjunction with stakeholders.

  5. Understand the market dynamic to proactively sourcing fit suppliers and recommend new way of working or innovative procurement solutions to the business.

  6. Measure and manage the overall performance of suppliers implemented with KPIs.

  7. Ensure Global Procurement Policy has been well executed and bidding process has been strictly followed.

  8. Liaise with the Regional Purchasing team for categories where a Global category approach is applicable. Ensure China affiliate views and requirements are understood during the strategy development and represent the China affiliate in any subsequent negotiation

  9. Identify cost saving opportunities and maximize saving to achieve annual saving target on affiliate level.

  10. Assist Senior Procurement Manager to develop junior staffs in IP team, such as excel and power point capability, working habits in order to enhance IP team's working efficiency.


  1. Bachelor degree. Major in Business is preferred.

  2. Commercial understanding of strategic category (Marketing/EC) management.

  3. Over 8 -10 year solid purchasing experience in multinational company/marketing agency.

  4. Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.

  5. Good communication skill of English and PC skills, knowledge of SAP P2P is an advantage.

  6. Good team player.

  7. Be honest , self-motivated and of integrity

Job: Distribution / Warehouse

Primary Location: Asia Pacific-CN-Shanghai

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Number: 187238