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Global Commodity Manager - Product Software

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Procurement
Location
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

Our Procurement team sources high quality materials for areas across the whole business and builds the right long-term relationships to give us the highest possible standards for the best price. This helps us maintain our competitive advantage and enables our long-term growth. Our Procurement team sources high quality materials for areas across the whole business and builds the right long-term relationships to give us the highest possible standards for the best price. This helps us maintain our competitive advantage and enables our long-term growth. We tackle complex issues across risk management and sustainability.

About the role

Reporting to the Global Commodity Lead, the role will be responsible for a key portfolio of Direct Software Procurement projects - with a focus on Software licensing solutions, using best practice to ensure delivery of cost optimised solutions, in line with business needs.

You will also become the Dyson Global Commodity Expert for Direct / Product Software Procurement, influencing our project teams in the product software solution and supplier direction.

  • Demonstrated experience in procurement and negation for accessing “digital” products, assets and IP.

  • Specific experience in procurement of several of the following: Hosting Solutions, SAAS, Mapping & Location Based Services, Webservices, Embedded Libraries, Codecs, Algorithms, Platforms, Application Plugins, Development Toolchains, etc.

  • Experience with and understanding of Open Source Licenses such as GPL, LPGL, Apache, MIT, etc.

  • Understand how to manage bespoke projects in terms of IP, delivery planning and quality.        

  • Develope and deliver cutting edge procurement, strategic sourcing and category management solutions, operating as an internal business partner to cross functional stakeholders.

  • Responsible for Supplier Relationship Management (SRM). Ensuring SRM development plans for all the suppliers are implemented and adhered to. Forges excellent relationships with the most senior personnel at the suppliers.

  • Manage and drive the behaviours of their Commodity, ensuring organisation, utilising and leading both internal and external resources to ensure the commodity and project objectives are achieved. E.g. Procurement engineers on “early supplier involvement”, New Product Introduction and Engineering teams on transferred development projects providing expertise and support to meet project milestones.

  • Align with the Global Software team for the specific requirements

  • Responsible for “End to End” performance of the Software Commodity.

About you

  • Degree level qualification or above.

  • Substantial experience in Software sourcing.

  • Proficient negotiator with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels in the organisation.

  • Good knowledge of legal regulations and contract setting

  • Self-motivated, accurate and operates with the highest ethical standards. 

  • Demonstrate understanding of technical, commercial methods and processes relevant to the Commodity.

  • Proven track record of proactive leadership and of global Software projects.

  • Procurement experience gained in a complex, global, 'blue-chip' environment

  • Comfortable operating in an autonomous Procurement environment and be willing to lead and manage end to end Software licensing solutions, with ownership of the digital BOM.

  • CIPS (or equivalent) purchasing qualification

  • Second language, (preferably Mandarin).

  • Automotive / Aerospace / Defence / FMCG / Consumer Electronics / Tech background

Benefits

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition. #LI-DYSON 


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Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.