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Title:  Local Buyer

Job ID:  29722
Country:  Philippines
City:  BGC, Taguig
Professional area:  Procurement
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Throughout the years, JTI has been expanding its business and transformation efforts. Today, the company is strengthening its efforts to be the #1 international tobacco company by volume through a new strategic GBS location in a country not only known for its growing economy and world-class talents, but also its globally-renowned tourist destinations and cultural diversity—the Philippines.


With a large footprint in the Philippines over the past decade, JTI has put together one success story after another. From only 40 employees back in 2009, there are over 3,500 employees in JTI Philippines, and 500 in JTI-AMC. Its acquisition of talented individuals has been a true testament to how the country plays a strategic role in JTI’s growth.



Be a part of the Procurement team!


Take the challenge and put your career to new heights as we look for a talented Local Buyer (WG4) of the Procurement.


The role directly reports to the Procurement Marketing Category Manager and will be based in JTI Manila. 



Main Areas of Responsibility:

The position will be responsible for management of local procurement activities for Marketing and T&E categories including namely consolidation of requirements, bidding, negotiations, contracting and performance tracking.


Regularly maintains purchasing related analytical reports. Supports decision making process of their supervisor and internal customers.


Manages existing supplier base in his/her respective area. Maintain effective communication with vendors and regularly assesses supplier performance and communicates it to internal customers and assessed vendors to constantly improve customer-buyer-vendor relationship and vendor performance.





  • University Degree
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in similar environment in a multinational company
  • Strong system utilisation and analysis techniques for Purchasing activities. MS Office and SAP is an asset. 
  • Strong in analytical, project management and basic business process analysis skills
  • With Functional skills in Procurement, Purchasing, SAP, Relationship Building, Customer Service, Reporting
  • Fluent in oral and written English




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