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Title:  Procurement Specialist - Fixed Term

Job ID:  60339
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Procurement
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 0000



We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom.


We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries. But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel, and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. 

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running.

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. (Learn more: jti.com)


Please apply till October 31, 2021, COB

Local applicants are welcome.

Department: Procurement

Location: Taguig City
Reporting to: Cluster Category Manager

Role: 12 months to 13 months Fixed Term Contract




This position will be responsible for the management of local procurement activities for Marketing and IT categories including namely consolidation of requirements, bidding, negotiations, contracting, and performance tracking.



  • Recommends and executes procurement strategies for categories in the scope of his/her responsibility. Responsible for local procurement, purchasing & timely delivery of materials and services in line with the requirements of the Market and/or factory. Ensures all effective tools are utilized for a complete procurement process and proper documentation relating to the process is filed and maintained. All tasks are done in line with the relevant policies and procedures. 
  • Resolves issues related to vendor performance in the delivery of goods and services. Supports the Payment Team in procurement-related concerns on payments, closing documents, etc.
  • Regularly maintains purchasing-related analytical reports and supports the decision-making process of their supervisor and internal customers. 
  • Manages existing supplier base in his/her respective area. Maintain effective communication with vendors. Regularly assesses supplier performance and communicates it to internal customers and assessed vendors to constantly improve customer-buyer-vendor relationship and vendor performance.
  • Monitor compliance with corporate procurement policies, code of conduct, operating guidelines, local regulations, and visibility for corporate audit as well as JSOX requirements.
  • Support their supervisor and category managers in ad hoc procurement activities in accordance with the sourcing plan (such as Identification of requirements, support supplier bidding, and negotiation processes, as well as agrees on commercial conditions by utilizing his/her negotiation skills) to ensure the best combination of quality, cost and service parameters/conditions for products and services are attained.
  • Assumes responsibilities for additional projects, tasks as assigned by their supervisor and shows professionalism in all aspects of work.



  • Bachelor's Degree holder
  • At least 3 to 5 years buying experience in an FMCG or relevant industry
  • Willing to take Fixed Term role - 12 months to 13 months contract
  • Strong Indirect Procurement Experience - General Services, Marketing Services, and IT Services
  • Excellent English communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong system utilization and analysis techniques for Procurement activities. MS Office and SAP is an asset.  
  • Procurement, Purchasing, SAP, Relationship Building, Customer Service, Reporting



  • Have access to over 200 company training
  • Well-being programs for employees
  • Opportunities for your career growth
  • Recreational facilities in the office - Videoke, billiard and table tennis
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.
  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company
  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.
  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves.



  • Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.
  • We will make sure every candidate will receive a reply within 2 weeks after the application deadline.


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