Cocoa Bean Manager PT Mars Symbioscience Indonesia

PT Mars Symbioscience Indonesia

PT. Mars Symbioscience Indonesia
We are multinational company located in Makassar, South Sulawesi, seeking for right candidate to join our team as:

Cocoa Bean Manager

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Cocoa Bean Sourcing Manager’s role(s) is/are to be responsible for the sourcing of cocoa beans through the companies’ buying stations, the development and implementation of sourcing strategies and the management of supplier relationships for ensuring a continuous supply of good quality cocoa beans.

Main responsibilities

  • Source beans within agreed quality specification and volume
  • Drive cost reduction through improved process and procedures, lead effective negotiations through leveraging information, and establishing clear strategy.
  • Provide on-going competitive analysis of commodity market, supplier base, competition and benchmarking,
  • Work closely with suppliers to optimize quality and cost
  • Execute supplier agreements in conjunction with Legal and internal clients to ensure contract term and conditions are in compliance with corporate and purchasing guidelines
  • Organize and lead cross-functional teams to effective engage suppliers
  • Develop and implement procedures to ensure controls are in place


  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent people management & building effective team, managing through systems
  • Bachelors degree in a related held or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in commodity sourcing, contract and supplier management, and managing people.
  • Solid knowledge of procurement principle and methodologies and understanding of its independencies with finance, accounting, supply chain, research and development, manufacturing and time to market
  • Solid knowledge and experience in strategic commodity sourcing
  • Excellent negotiation and cost management skies with the ability to identify cost Gavin opportunities
  • Excellent/effective verbal and written communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible, team player, improvement minded, initiative taker
  • Process oriented with the ability to define, document and continuously improve business processes
  • Good command in English both written and verbal, and having good computer skills.

Application letter resume and the latest photograph should be submitted to: or send it to:
PT. Mars Symbioscience Indonesia,
Jl. Kima 10 Kav A-6. Makassar

Closing date 17 May 2011 and only meet requirement candidate will be followed up to the interview session.

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